Maximum Dollar Limit:
Locating Agent For Service:
Online Court Forms:
Service Of Process:
Maryland Courts and Judicial Proceedings, Title 4, Subtitle 4, Section 405, Subtitle 6, Section 403; Maryland Rules of Civil Procedure, Title 3, Ch. 700, Section 01, Title 7, Ch. 100, Sections 04, 12.
Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation, 301 West Preston St., 8th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201-2395; Phone: (410) 767-1340.
Certified Mail, sheriff or non-party adult. If refused, the clerk will remail with service presumed.
Set by the court at least 60 days from filing of complaint. 90 days for out-of-state defendants.
If counterclaim exceeds $5,000 or defendant requests a jury trial, the case will proceed under formal rules of civil procedure and evidence.
Either party may file an appeal for new a trial in Circuit Court within 30 days of judgment.
No equitable relief. No discovery. No jury trials.