Baltimore City will become the final jurisdiction in Maryland to implement electronic filing of court records in 2024, the Maryland Judiciary said.
On Oct. 25, Montgomery County became the 22nd Maryland jurisdiction to implement Maryland Electronic Courts filing in its Circuit and District Courts. MDEC filing began in Anne Arundel County in 2014 and by 2019 all Maryland jurisdictions other than Montgomery County, Prince George’s County and Baltimore city had MDEC filing. It is our understanding that […]
Montgomery County lawyers will begin filing their cases and appeals electronically beginning Oct. 25, the Maryland Judiciary stated this month. The county’s long-delayed launch of the Maryland Electronic Courts system will make Prince George’s County and the City of Baltimore the only jurisdictions in the state yet to be plugged into MDEC. The Judiciary has […]
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s electronic court filing system will no longer allow attorneys to shield documents from the public with the click of a button under proposed rules approved by a committee Friday. District Court Chief Judge John P. Morrissey thanked newspapers, particularly Annapolis’ Capital Gazette and The Baltimore Sun, for raising concerns about the way […]
The Maryland Judiciary has proposed new rules to crack down on potential misuse of an electronic filing feature that allows attorneys to shield documents from public view. The Court of Appeals Standing Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure fast-tracked the issue of “confidential” filings earlier this year after newspapers flagged hundreds of filings in the […]
ANNAPOLIS — The judge presiding over the criminal case against the man accused of killing five Maryland newspaper employees in 2018 ordered a number of documents to remain under seal as the parties await the start of the second phase of his trial to determine criminal responsibility. The Capital Gazette and Baltimore Sun newspapers filed […]
Montgomery County lawyers will have to wait to be able to file their cases electronically. Maryland’s MDEC — Maryland Electronic Courts — system has been rolled out in the most of the state, most recently in Baltimore County this year. But additional requirements have pushed the launch in Montgomery County, the biggest jurisdiction to date, into late 2020. As of […]
Baltimore County is the latest jurisdiction to implement the state’s electronic filing system, known as Maryland Electronic Courts or MDEC, the largest expansion of the program to date, the Maryland Judiciary announced Friday. MDEC was implemented in the county on Tuesday, making electronic filing mandatory for attorneys representing clients in district court and circuit court […]
The Maryland Judiciary temporarily suspended access to Case Search on Tuesday to fix technical issues causing poor response time on the site.
Maryland’s electronic case management system has expanded to southern Maryland
Maryland’s electronic case filing system, known as Maryland Electronic Courts (MDEC), has expanded to Dorchester, Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties on the Eastern Shore. Starting Monday, attorneys filing civil and criminal cases in district and circuit court in those counties, as well as appellate court filings that originate there, are required to use the e-filing […]
Maryland’s electronic case filing system, known as Maryland Electronic Courts or MDEC, is expanding to Caroline, Cecil, Kent, Queen Anne’s and Talbot counties starting July 18, according to the Maryland Judiciary. E-filing will be mandatory for attorneys filing civil and criminal cases in district and circuit court in those counties, as well as for appellate […]