|Location||Statute of Limitations||Collection Agency Bond and License||General Garnishment Exemption|
|Open Account Years||Contract in Writing Years||Domestic Judgements Years||Foreign Judgements Years||Bond||License||Fee||**|
|MARYLAND||3||3||12||12||$5,000||Yes||$200 ea. Location||Greater of 75% or amount equal to $145 x no. of wks in which wages due were earned, except in Carolina, Worcester, Kent and Queen Anne’s Counties, see fed. law.|
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** Federal law exempts from garnishment 75% of Open Contracts Domestic Foreign disposable earnings per work wk. or an amount equal Accounts in Writing Judgments Judgments to 30 x fed. min. hourly wage, whichever is greater.