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Victims’ groups seek to end appearance fee in Md. protective orders

Groups representing Maryland domestic violence victims are urging lawmakers to enact legislation barring circuit court clerks from charging attorneys an appearance fee in protective order proceedings, saying the $10 to $20 charge creates a needless hurdle to legal representation at a perilous time. The groups have stated that a statutory ban on appearance fees in protective ...

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