Maryland courts to remain closed, new administrative orders added

By: David M. Higgins II, Publisher

Annapolis, MD- On Tuesday, April 14, 2020, Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera issued three new orders. The first was to amend the restriction of statewide Judiciary operations from May 17, 2020, until June 5, 2020.

If you cannot view the document, click here: Maryland Court Closure Extension April 14 2020

The Courts in Maryland will remain closed to the general public, however certain judicial procedures will take place, in accordance with the Governor’s Executive Orders on social distancing. Examples would be bail review hearings, trials, Protective Orders, Emergency Custody hearings, etc. Landlords and Mortgage Companies have been ordered to cease evictions and foreclosures until a future time.

The second administrative order deals with those adults incarcerated or imprisioned in Marland and the full order can be read below.

Adult Admisitrative Court O… by David M. Higgins II on Scribd

If you cannot view the documents, click here: Adult Administrative Court Order April 14 2020

The third and final administrative order pertains to juveniles who are detained and committed pending placement or in commitment. Those orders can also be read below.

If you cannot read the documents, please click here:Juvenile Court Administrative Order April 14 2020


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David M. Higgins II

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in Digital Marketing, eventually leading him back to his passion. David started The Southern Maryland Chronicle in December 2017 and has grown it to become the #1 news source in Southern Maryland.

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