2017 Maryland Code
Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Title 4 - District Court -- Jurisdiction
Subtitle 4 - Civil Jurisdiction
§ 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 ยงยง 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.

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