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What’s the Difference Between District Court and Circuit Court in Maryland?

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There are two different court systems for criminal cases in Maryland – District Court and Circuit Court. Generally, District Court hears misdemeanor cases and Circuit Court hears felony cases. There are some technicalities that make things more complicated, but the misdemeanor/felony distinction is a good starting point. District Court cases are heard by a single … Read more