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Westminster District Court 101 North Court Street Westminster MD 21157 11.8 miles from 21784
Howard District Court 3451 Court House Drive Ellicott City MD 21043 12.6 miles from 21784
Catonsville District Court 900 Walker Avenue Catonsville MD 21228 16.9 miles from 21784
Baltimore District Court IV 300 East Madison Street Baltimore MD 21202 20.6 miles from 21784
Baltimore District Court II 1400 East North Avenue Baltimore MD 21213 21.0 miles from 21784
Glen Burnie District Court 7500 Ritchie Highway Glen Burnie MD 21061 25.1 miles from 21784
Baltimore County District Court 8914 Kelso Drive Essex MD 21221 27.4 miles from 21784
The process and rules for filing a small claims suit vary from state to state with regard to the dollar limit for small claims, the statute of limitations for filing a claim, and whether you are allowed to be represented by a lawyer. Contact the court that handles small claims in your state for details on the process for filing a claim and to obtain the proper forms.
Filing fees are generally between $30 and $100. In addition to filing fees, other costs may include service fees for serving the complaint to the defendant and collection fees if the court assists in collecting the judgment.
Mediation is an alternative to going before a judge in a suit. Many small claims courts sponsor or make referrals to mediation programs where the plaintiff and defendant meet with a neutral third person to help resolve the dispute without going to court.