2019 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)    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)    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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