On April 2, MSBA sent additional questions to the Judiciary for consideration and discussion. Prince George’s County Administrative Judge Adams issued a letter with updates on filing procedures, civil and family deadlines, and scheduling orders.
On March 30, Governor Hogan issued an Executive Order waiving the requirement of in-person notarization for documents. Click here for details and for instructions on how to perform remote notarizations.
The Judiciary has issued a new order regarding scheduled April and May oral arguments and potential electronic proceedings.
With schools closed and courthouses restricting operations to reduce exposure to COVID-19, custodians who live apart might be confused about changing family situations and their court orders. This statement is intended to clarify concerns you may have regarding these matters.
Please see the revised policy on Interim Orders during the emergency as of March 27, 2020 from Chief Judge Morrissey of the District Court.
Updates on two March 25 Administrative Orders from the Judiciary – the first extending emergency operations through May 1, 2020, and another suspending foreclosures, evictions, and other ejectments involving residences.
Click here for a collection of updates from MSBA about local court systems and legal entities. We will continue to update this page frequently.
MSBA provides over 100 FAQs, compiled from questions from members and partner organizations, and reviewed with the Judiciary.
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