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// Howard County Wins Three International P3 Awards For New Courthouse Project

The awards included Gold for ‘Best Social Infrastructure Project’, Gold for ‘Best Financial Structure’, and Silver for ‘Government Agency of the Year’ ELLICOTT CITY, MD – Today, Howard County Executive… Continue Reading

// September 2019 4th Quarter Issue

The Barrister – September 2019 4th Quarter Issue

// Avoiding and Mitigating Potential Personal Liability for Unpaid Payroll Taxes

Introduction Whenever a client starts a new business, one of their biggest concerns is protecting themselves and their family’s assets from personal liability for the business’s legal obligations. This is… Continue Reading

// Maryland Expands Electronic Case Filing to North Central Maryland

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The Maryland Electronic Courts (MDEC) case management system launched today in Carroll, Harford, and Howard counties. The implementation of MDEC in a county makes electronic filing mandatory… Continue Reading

// New Bench Warrant Scam Has Surfaced, Maryland Judiciary Warns

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The Maryland Judiciary is warning the public about a new telephone scam that uses the threat of arrest for failure to appear in court in order to… Continue Reading

// Maryland lawyers donate more than 1 million hours of legal service to help state’s underserved

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Maryland lawyers donated approximately 1,150,205 hours of volunteer or pro bono legal services to help the state’s indigent population, according to the Current Status of Pro Bono… Continue Reading

// Videos explain District Court of Maryland rent court process for tenants and landlords

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Three new videos help landlords and tenants learn about rent court, which is the name for the specially-designated court sessions and related services for failure-to-pay-rent cases in… Continue Reading

// New report highlights services for people who come to Maryland’s courts without an attorney

ANNAPOLIS, MD – A new report released today outlines the services provided by the Maryland Judiciary to help people navigate the state’s courts. The report, Resources for Self-Represented Litigants in… Continue Reading

// Will the New Tax Plan Result in More Divorces in 2018? Eliminating Deductibility of Alimony Payments May Fast-Forward Some Divorces

By Brandon Mourges One of the many changes contained within the Tax Cuts and Job Act of 2017 (“the Act”) may prove to be a boon for divorce (and tax)… Continue Reading

// Maryland Judiciary Hosts Students Who Help Promote Peace Through Artwork

(ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND – November 28, 2017) On Tuesday, December 5, Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera will meet with students in grades K-8 from around Maryland who… Continue Reading