Tag Archives: Maryland Collection Agency Licensing Act

Md. law gives debtors private right of action, high court says


Alleged victims of unlicensed or unruly debt collectors can pursue lawsuits against them and need not rely on state regulators to vindicate their rights, Maryland’s top court unanimously ruled Monday. The Maryland Consumer Debt Collection Act (MCDCA) and the Maryland ...

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Md. high court will not reconsider mortgage-default ruling

The Court of  Appeals building.
(Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

Maryland’s top court last week denied a request from distressed homeowners that it reconsider and permit rehearing on its August ruling that entities seeking to collect defaulted mortgage loans need not be licensed by the state.

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