A better way to
eFile in Maryland
File & Serve Maryland offers easier, faster eFiling in all courts on the MDEC system.
eFILING BUILT STRATEGICALLY FOR YOU
File & Serve Maryland is a customized eFiling application for the statewide electronic filing manager, MDEC Odyssey. Developed by File & ServeXpress, the same company providing eFiling and eService in Maryland since 2002, FSMD can be used for eFiling and eService in all Maryland available courts that have gone live on the Odyssey system.
There is no charge to register or add users with File & Serve Maryland. Fill out the intake form and have your login credentials sent directly to your inbox.
Explore the resources below, including: user guides, feature overviews, videos, and live webinar sessions hosted by your local account manager.
Features & Benefits
MULTI-FILE DRAG & DROP UPLOADS
Load up to 200 documents at a time with one simple motion
Bundle large volumes of filings to be sent to a specific court in one easy step.
AUTOMATIC FILE NAMING
File descriptions are now pulled from the uploaded file
SERVICE REPORTS PER ENVELOPE
Access per-transaction service reports on demand
ANYTIME SERVICE LIST UPDATES
Update service recipients at any time, not just during filings
User interface upgrades to make eFiling easier and faster
Complimentary eService when eFiling with File & Serve Maryland
Reconcile easily with transactions grouped by client and case
Uploaded files are automatically virus-scanned and converted to PDF
24/7 LIVE SUPPORT
Around the clock access to legal and tech experts via phone, chat, or email
PERMANENT DOCUMENT STORAGE
Searchable storage of all filed or served documents
Trusted Microsoft Azure cloud hosting provides unparalleled security
See what Filers are saying about FSMD’s time-saving features
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FSX is dedicated to providing you with the tools and resources that you need to use our products efficiently and effectively. Our team of seasoned training professionals not only know our products, but have years of experience working with local filers, law firms, and court systems.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
No. Your login to File & Serve Maryland is your email address and password that you use to login to your present service provider. You can use your existing MDEC Odyssey credentials to access FSMD.
No, File & Serve Maryland will use your existing firm and staff registration information.
No. We download your payment account information from the eFiling Manager so you will use the same payment account with File & Serve Maryland that you used for your prior service provider.
Initial Service Provider Fee for File & Serve Maryland*:
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*Additional fees charged by the Courts and eFileMD system:
- Standard Court Filing Fees – contact your local court for information on filing fees.
- Convenience Fees – MDEC: Odyssey charges a convenience fee to cover the credit card or eCheck processing fees.
How do I pay for my filings?
The MDEC: Odyssey system requires payment by credit card.
During Registration, Firm Administrators can add payment information on the Payment Accounts Tab. For step-by-step guidance, please consult the File & Serve Maryland – Administrator User Guide.
If you prefer monthly billing, File & Serve Maryland can accommodate this request. You will be invoiced every thirty (30) days for all costs and fees associated with the filling. Please contact Customer Support for details on how to register for monthly billing: 888-529-7587.
If your document is rejected by the Clerk, the Court filing fees and the processing fees are not charged.
How do I update my user profile?
Log-in to system at www.fileandmaryland.com. Click on User Profile dropdown and select “My Information,” where you can update your name and email address.
To update your password, select “change password” from the dropdown menu.
Firm administrators can update credit card information by selecting “Payment Accounts” from the dropdown menu and selecting “Add Account.”
How can I get help with technical problems?
You can get client support by contacting File & ServeXpress Support: 888-529-7587. We can be reached 24/7/365.
Documents that are 25MB or smaller can be eFiled into the Maryland District Courts. Documents larger than 25MB will need to be broken into multiple volumes.
They all stay in the eFiling Manager system. At any time, you can login to your previous service provider and look at your prior eFilings and eServices.
You simply login to your old service provider and start eFiling through them. You don’t have to cancel your File & Serve Maryland account.
Yes, regardless of the service provider for the serving counsel or the receiving counsel, you will notice no change in eServices sent or received by you.
File & Serve Maryland displays cases after you submit a filing for that case. After your first submission, that case displays on the Case Overviews page. Click the File button for that case to begin a submission.
You will receive exactly the same notifications regardless of the service provider you use. You could switch to a different service provider each day for a week and you would never notice any change in your receipt of eService notification emails. The same goes for all eFiling notifications such as the acceptance email.
File & Serve Maryland serves all civil, family, criminal, and traffic filings in the District Court and Circuit Courts, as well as appellate filings in the Court of Special Appeals and Courts of Appeals on the MDEC system.
1st District: Baltimore City*
2nd District: Dorchester, Somsert, Wicomico, Worcester
3rd District: Caroline, Cecil, Kent, Queen Anne’s, Talbot
4th District: Calvert, Charles, St. Mary’s
5th District: Prince George’s County*
6th District: Montgomery
7th District: Anne Arundel
8th District: Baltimore
9th District: Harford
10th District: Carroll, Howard
11th District: Frederick, Washington
12th District: Allegany, Garrett
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