MARYLAND INTEREST RATE - Legal: 6% - Judgment 10% or contractual STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS (IN YEARS) - Open Acct: 3 - UCC:4 - Specialty: 12 (contract under seal) - Written Contract 3 - Domestic Judgment 12 - Foreign Judgment 12 BAD CHECK LAWS (CIVIL PENALTY) - After 30 day written notice, amount due, $25 fee, twice check amount up to $1000. (At the discretion of the court.) Applies to COD sales only. GENERAL GARNISHMENT EXEMPTIONS - Greater of 75% of amount to $145 x no. of wks. in which wages due were earned, except in Caroline, Worchester, Kent & Queen Anne's Counties, see federal law. Exemption is up to $3,000 in cash and/or property. COLLECTION AGENCY BOND & LICENSE - Bond: $5,000 each office - License: Yes - Fee: $150 each office