Courts in Maryland
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The state of Maryland has a special Orphan's Court that exclusively handles some probate and estate matters. Maryland's District Courts handle torts, contracts, real property, and miscellaneous civil cases, and also are the only court that hears small claims cases. Maryland's Circuit Courts hear also hear tort, contract, and real property cases, and handle probate, estate, domestic relations, criminal misdemeanor and felony cases, as well as juvenile and mental health cases and civil appeals. Maryland's Court of Special Appeals hears civil and administrative agency appeals. There is no Maryland Supreme Court – Maryland's highest court is its Court of Appeals.

The Maryland Judiciary Case Search website (http://casesearch.courts.state.md.us/inquiry/inquiry-index.jsp,) is an online database of information regarding Maryland state court cases. If you're seeking Maryland court records, you can search here by name, case number, date filed, and court. This online records system provides information including the case status, issues at hand, and a list of filed court documents. However, to obtain copies of Maryland court documents, you'll need to contact the clerk of court office for the county where the case took place. Maryland is currently researching the possibility of providing full court records online.
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21, Oct 2014 - 1st US nurse with Ebola to be sent to Maryland
DALLAS (AP) The first Dallas nurse to have contracted Ebola after treating an infected Liberian man is scheduled to be moved to a specialized medical facility in Maryland.Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins says 26-year-old Nina Pham...
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ROCKVILLE – Another former Rockville employee is hoping to make use of a recent court ruling in his suit against the city. Terry Morris said a recent ruling in another discrimination case against the city is helpful to his client’s case. On Oct. 6, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals denied an appeal by the City of Rockville to overturn a Montgomery County Circuit Court order to release ...
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20, Oct 2014 - Maryland Begins Electronic Filing of Court Documents
The Maryland court system is launching an electronic case management system to eventually enable people statewide to file and view court documents on their computers.
20, Oct 2014 - Md. begins electronic filing of court documents
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland court system is launching an electronic case management system to eventually enable people statewide to file and view court documents on their computers.
20, Oct 2014 - Rising Sun, MD Former Rising Sun mayor loses another appeal against town
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Court of Special Appeals has denied a request by Rising Sun’s former mayor to reconsider an opinion issued by that court last month.
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There are many unusual cases that find their way to the Supreme Court, but none more than the docket of original cases. Start with the names. Original cases, so titled because they originate directly in the Supreme Court, have names like Virginia v. Maryland, a 2003 decision involving rights to the Potomac River; New Jersey […]
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Despite the potential benefits of having an independent tax tribunal, the Maryland Tax Court is providing a disservice to taxpayers in how it retains ? or doesn?t retain ? its records.
19, Oct 2014 - Baltimore, MD Task force backs right to counsel in family law cases
Many Marylanders without law degrees or deep pockets are acting as their own attorneys in certain civil cases. And they usually lose.
19, Oct 2014 - Frederick, MD Maryland Man Gets 8 Years In Child Abuse Case
A Frederick man has been sentenced to eight years in prison in a child abuse case involving a 3-year-old boy.
19, Oct 2014 - Maryland tries out electronic court records
This week, courts in Anne Arundel County made the first tentative steps toward using electronic court records, but Maryland has no immediate plans to provide public online access to legal documents.
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19, Oct 2014 - Maryland delays effort to recoup $55M for failed ObamaCare site - VIDEO: ObamaCare fading as midter
Maryland officials reportedly have agreed to delay court action seeking $55 million from the primary contractor for the state’s problematic ObamaCare website.
19, Oct 2014 - Maryland to delay legal effort to recoup $55 million for state's failed ObamaCare site
Maryland officials reportedly have agreed to delay court action seeking $55 million from the primary contractor for the state’s problematic ObamaCare website.
19, Oct 2014 - Court Rules Suspect in Md. Should be Extradited to Del.
Maryland's second-highest court has ordered that a man held in the state and charged with the rape and murder of a woman whose body was found in Maryland should be extradited to Delaware.
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