2010 Maryland Code
COURTS AND JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS
TITLE 4 - DISTRICT COURT - JURISDICTION
Subtitle 4 - Civil Jurisdiction
Section 4-405 - Small claim action.

§ 4-405. Small claim action.
 

The District Court has exclusive jurisdiction over a small claim action, which, for purposes of this section, means a civil action for money in which the amount claimed does not exceed $5,000 exclusive of interest, costs, and attorney's fees, if attorney's fees are recoverable by law or contract; and landlord tenant action under §§ 8-401 and 8-402 of the Real Property Article, in which the amount of rent claimed does not exceed $5,000 exclusive of interest and costs. 
 

[1981, ch. 656; 1982, ch. 512; 1987, ch. 314; 1992, ch. 95; 2003, ch. 54; 2004, ch. 89; 2006, ch. 44, § 6.] 
 

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