Category: Maryland law – general

Required Automobile Security – Transportation Article 17-104

Under Maryland law (specifically Md. Code Ann. TA § 17-104), an owner of a vehicle must maintain required security (almost always insurance, in rare cases a self-insured bond substitute) during the registration period for the vehicle. Three trial issues present themselves regarding any prosecution of this charge. While it’s non-jailable, defense counsel who face this

New Court Rules in Maryland

This is a head’s up primarily to other practitioners in Maryland. I learned of several court rules at the MSBA Annual Meeting several weeks ago.  In Circuit Court, complaints seeking more than $75,000.00 should not put the damage claim in precise numbers, but should state only that the damages sought exceed $75,000.00. According to the