This website provides a simple step-by-step guide for individuals who have been sued for a consumer debt of less than $5,000 in a Maryland District Court. This site offers legal information, not legal advice, hopefully, it will give some guidance on steps you can take when you have been sued. We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information and to clearly explain your options. However, we do not provide legal advice – the application of the law to your individual circumstances. For legal advice, you should consult the Maryland Court Help Centers or an attorney.
This site also provides educational resources for all residents who are interested in finding out more about the debt collection process in Maryland.