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File Letters, Pleadings, and Documents

The following provisions apply to all letters, pleadings and other case-related documents filed at OAH:

  • If a document is filed by email in accordance with the instructions below, you must include in the subject line of the email
    • the case name
    • the OAH case number, and
    • the hearing date;
  • You must include a certificate of service to certify that the document has be sent to all parties in the case; and
  • Documents may be delivered in person during business hours or mailed to:

Maryland Office of Administrative Hearings
11101 Gilroy Road
Hunt Valley, Maryland 21031.

OAH accepts requests for postponements and hearing request withdrawals by email.
Subject to the guidelines set forth below, OAH also accepts certain other requests, papers, or filings by email.


To request a postponement by email, send the request to


If you wish to withdraw your request for a hearing, sign the bottom portion of the hearing notice and return the signed notice to the Office of Administrative Hearings. You can mail the form to 11101 Gilroy Road, Hunt Valley, MD 21031, or you may submit the signed form by email to

Other Letters, Motions, Pleadings, and Documents

With the permission of and in compliance with an order issued by an administrative law judge, other letters, requests, motions, papers, pleadings or other documents may be filed by email. See COMAR When email filings are permitted by the administrative law judge, parties will be provided with instructions on how to file documents by email. See COMAR

OAH business hours are 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday, except for legal holidays.