State senate passes filing-fee surcharge increase

Today the Maryland State Senate passed SB 248, a bill that would increase civil court filing fees to fund legal service programs. The hurdles remaining to pass the bill into law are the House of Delegates Judiciary Committee and a vote in the full House.  “We urge the House Judiciary Committee to take action identical to the Senate’s, “said Maryland Legal Aid executive director Wilhelm Joseph.

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