Message from the Court of Appeals and Administrative Orders

Message from the Court of Appeals: The spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is currently impacting the daily operation of the Maryland Judiciary. Maryland courts are currently closed to the public; however, the courts continue to hear certain types of emergency matters. Most courthouses are operating with essential staff only. Beginning at 5 p.m., on Friday, June 5,…

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Cases Being Heard in Circuit Court

The following matters are currently being heard in the Circuit Court: Criminal Matters Bail reviews and habeas petitions are handled daily via video at 9:00 a.m. in Courtroom 15 or 18. Remote participation can be arranged by contacting Phil Pokorny at Pokorny@mdcourts.gov. VOP bench warrant hearings are scheduled the morning after pickup on the video…

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1.  The Maryland Courts issued an administrative order clarifying the emergency tolling or suspension of statutes of limitations and statutory and rules deadlines.  The order can be found here.

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