1. Failure to Pay Rent. A landlord files this when he or she believes you owe back rent. The landlord can use this to seek EVICTION and MONETARY DAMAGES. Our attorneys can both help landlords collect from delinquent tenants and help tenants from landlords filing frivolous suits.
2. Withheld Security Deposits. You only pay if you win. In Maryland, within 45 days after the end of the tenancy, the landlord shall return the security deposit. If the landlord, without a reasonable basis, fails to return any part of the security deposit, plus accrued interest, within 45 days after the termination of the tenancy, the tenant has an action of up to threefold of the withheld amount, plus reasonable attorney’s fees.
2. Complaint and Summons Against a Tenant Holding Over. A landlord files this when he or she alleges the tenant refuses to leave the property. The landlord can use this to seek EVICTION and MONETARY DAMAGES.
3. Complaint and Summons Against Tenant or Landlord in Breach of Lease. Our attorneys can help files this when he or she believes the other party is violating the lease. The landlord can use this to seek EVICTION.
4. Violation of Tenant Rights. Many laws provide standards for the protection of consumers, including tenants and prospective tenants of residential property. These rights also include racial discrimination rights. Our attorneys can help enforce and protect the rights of tenants.