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[heading]Maryland Small Claims Court[/heading]

MDCourt:  Small claims cases are heard in the Small Claims division of the District Court.

Claim Limit:  $5,000.

Answer Period:  In state defendants must file an answer within fifteen days of service.  Out of state defendants have sixty days.

Attorney Representation: Maryland permits attorneys to represent clients in small claims court.

Eviction Cases:  Eviction cases can be filed in small claims court, as long as the amount claimed is under $5,000.

Jury Trial:  Either party may demand a jury trial.  The case will then be transferred to a higher court.

Statutes of Limitations  (Md. Courts & Jud. Proc. Code Ann. § 5-101 et seq.):
– Written Contract:  3 years
– Oral Contract: 3 years
– Personal Injury: 3 years
– Real Property: 3 years
– Personal Property: 3 years

Information & Forms:  Click Here 

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Maryland Superior Court Rules

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Maryland Superior Court Forms

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