What You Want To Know

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do I have to notify anyone that my case has been paid?
    • Yes, as per Maryland Rule 3-626 "...Upon being paid all amounts due on a money judgment, the judgment creditor shall furnish to the judgment debtor and file with the clerk a written statement that the judgment has been satisfied. Upon the filing of the statement the clerk shall enter the judgment satisfied."
  • How long is my Maryland money judgment good for?
    • Per Md. Rule 3-625 (2016) "A money judgment expires 12 years from the date of entry or most recent renewal."
    • Per Md. Rule 3-625 (2016) "At any time before expiration of the judgment, the judgment holder may file a notice of renewal and the clerk shall enter the judgment renewed."
      • As such, Click Here to download the form that needs to be filed with the court.
        • Per Form DCA-109 (Rev. 10/2015), the cost to file this form is "$10.00 (plus $15.00 made payable to Circuit Court, if lien filed)"
  • How can I see what is going on with my case?
    • Click Here to go to the Maryland Case Search system and select the appropriate options to view your case online.
  • Where can I find the Maryland District Court Civil Forms? Click Here
  • How can I prove that I have not filed Federal Taxes in the last 2 Years?
    • Go to Get Transcript and send that to CCR with your Answers to Interrogatories in Aide of Execution
  • Do I need to have a judgment before Cold Case Recovery can collect on my case?
    • Yes. We require a valid judgment be awarded before we can attempt to collect on your case.
  • Can I use an attorney?
    • Yes. However, we utilize resources that few attorneys are permitted to use. We are able to locate assets to satisfy a judgment that most attorneys cannot. Furthermore, most attorneys charge a fee or, he/she may take an up-front cost on your judgment recovery. Most attorneys are very skilled in getting judgments, although many are unfamiliar with post-judgment solutions and have no access to asset investigaton services. As a matter of fact, we are hired by some attorneys to enforce their judgments.
  • Is there any guarantee that Cold Case Recovery will be sucessful?
    • No. Sometimes there are simply no assets to seize. But you can be sure that we will do our best, because if we are unable to enforce your judgment - we don't get paid! This gives us a serious incentive to succeed!!
  • How long does it take to get the contract in the mail after the 1st call? 
    • Because each contract is custom drafted and reviewed by our attorney, it can take 1-2 weeks for you to receive the contract in the mail.

    Nothing on this site should be considered legal advice. If you need legal advice, please see a licensed attorney.

(Updated 11.13.17)