Good evening. I had a lien filed against me in MD where I've never lived. I have a a docket number and was wondering how I find out what it's about?
State/Country relating to question: Maryland
It showed up as an alert on my credit report. I've reported it to Experian earlier today. I tried calling the clerk court in Anne Arundel County and they were no help.
-Could you explain your situation a little more?Is the docket number out of Anne Arundel County?
If so, why were they unable to find it?
Do you know who the plaintiff is in the case?
Do you have any idea what this is concerning or do you think it is filed against another person with the same name?
The Docked number is XXXXX and the Court # XXXXX XXXXX Upon further investigation on my on, it appears that its a State Tax Lien posted on 6/20/12. I've never lived in MD, so I'm not sure how or why this could happen.
Dear JACUSTOMER - Something tells me this is a case of mistaken identity if you have never been in MD or at least lived there or worked there. You need to file an objection with the credit bureau since the state will not remove the lien if it is a valid lien against someone else. You should be able to get a copy from the court where it is filed to see exactly what it says. If somehow it is actually against you then you are going to have to contact the attorney who filed the lien to see on what basis it was filed. There's not much I can do from this website since I have no access to court documents. If you can get a copy of the lien and want to contact me with more details I'll see if I can be of more assistance. If you are just the wrong person and the lien is valid then you are going to have to deal privately with the credit bureau to have this removed from your credit history as there is no legal action you could take with the court if the lien is valid.
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