2015 Maryland Code
REAL PROPERTY
Title 7 - MORTGAGES, DEEDS OF TRUST, AND VENDOR'S LIENS
Subtitle 5 - MARYLAND MORTGAGE ASSISTANCE RELIEF SERVICES ACT.
§ 7-507 - Action for damages.

MD Real Prop Code § 7-507 (2015) What's This?

(a) In general. --

(1) In addition to any action authorized under this subtitle and any other action otherwise authorized by law, a person may bring an action for damages incurred as the result of a violation of this subtitle.

(2) A person may bring an action for damages under this section:

(i) Without having to exhaust administrative remedies under this subtitle; and

(ii) Regardless of the status of an administrative action or a criminal prosecution, if any, under this subtitle.

(b) Attorney's fees. -- A person who brings an action under this section and who is awarded damages also may seek, and the court may award, reasonable attorney's fees.

(c) Treble damages award. -- If the court finds that the defendant violated this subtitle, the court may award damages equal to three times the amount of actual damages.

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