2017 Maryland Code
Real Property
Title 8 - Landlord and Tenant
Subtitle 5A - Rental Housing -- Victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
§ 8-5A-03. Notice -- Victim of domestic violence

  • (a) Delivery. -- If a tenant or legal occupant is a victim of domestic violence, the tenant may terminate the tenant's future liability under a residential lease under § 8-5A-02 of this subtitle if the tenant provides the landlord with written notice by first-class mail or hand delivery of an intent to vacate the premises and notice of the tenant's or legal occupant's status as a victim of domestic violence.
  • (b) Copy of protective order. -- The notice provided under subsection (a) of this section shall include a copy of a protective order issued for the benefit of the tenant or legal occupant under § 4-506 of the Family Law Article.
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