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Eviction in Maryland

Landlords can evict tenants for cause in Maryland. But eviction is strictly regulated. Notice The state’s real estate law requires notice before a landlord can evict a tenant before the apartment’s lease ends. If a lease allows eviction for breach of lease, a landlord...

Nonparent visitation and custody

Awarding custody involves balancing the child’s best interest with their parent’s constitutional right to raise them as they see fit. Courts may also award custody to non-parents. Parents and non-parents A parent means legal parent under Maryland’s family law. There...

Mutual Consent

After October 2015, Maryland has a new ground for divorce, called mutual consent divorce.  Under mutual consent divorce, parties that would have formerly been entitled to a limited divorce, can now seek the relief of an absolute divorce without waiting the one-year...