Frederick, Maryland, the county seat of Frederick County, is located in Western MD – right on the Mason Dixon Line. The site of many battles as the Civil War raged back and forth, Frederick was a major hospital center and is now home to the National Museum of Civil War Medicine. Frederick’s Civil War Trail includes the Battle of South Mountain, and the Battle of Monocacy. Maryland Civil War Trail tours also include nearby Antietam and Gettysburg. Frederick’s current population of 58,882 (2006 census est.) makes it the third largest incorporated area in Maryland.
If you’re heading to state court in Frederick, Maryland you’ll probably go to one of 3 trial courts: the Frederick County Circuit Court, which handles civil, criminal, family, and juvenile cases; the Frederick County District Court, which handles traffic matters and civil cases for claims up to $5,000, and has concurrent jurisdiction with the circuit courts in claims for amounts above $5,000 but less than $30,000; or the Frederick County Orphans’ Court, which hears cases involving contested estates, validity of wills, and has concurrent jurisdiction with the circuit courts in the guardianships of minors and their property.
If you have a personal injury case in Maryland your claim will be heard in civil court. This FAQs section gives you information about civil lawsuits. If you are confused about the terms you hear while in court, you may find this list of common legal terms handy. Once you’ve gone through a trial, you may have the right to appeal your personal injury case to the state Appeals Court in Annapolis, Maryland.
In the summertime, Frederick, MD takes advantage of its subtropical climate – and moves outdoors: movies under the stars, concerts and family-friendly theatre in the park, and an all-American Independence Day celebration! Outdoor art abounds in Frederick. Winter holidays are memorable in historic Frederick. The oldest house in the City of Frederick is Schifferstadt, (est. 1756) is now the Schifferstadt Architectural Museum.
The agricultural industry is a vital part of the economy in Frederick.
Tourism is also an established contributor, and the
U.S. Army's Fort Detrick. the
largest employer in Frederick County, is located in the city of Frederick.
Frederick City Headlines
Bands not to blame for injury - Sat, 22 Dec 2012
Local and state briefs 12/29/2012 - Fri, 28 Dec 2012
WENN.com - Sat, 22 Dec 2012
Suit against BSB, NKOTB dismissed - Sat, 22 Dec 2012