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RULE 12-809. ANSWER

West's Annotated Code of MarylandMaryland Rules

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 12. Property Actions
Chapter 800. Action to Quiet Title
MD Rules, Rule 12-809
RULE 12-809. ANSWER
(a) Generally. An answer to a complaint under this Chapter shall be verified and shall set forth:
(1) any claim the defendant has to the property that is the subject of the action;
(2) any facts tending to controvert material allegations of the complaint; and
(3) a statement of any new facts constituting a defense to the plaintiff's claim.
(b) No Recovery of Costs. If the defendant disclaims any interest in the title of the property in the answer or allows judgment to be taken by default, the plaintiff may not recover costs.
Cross reference: See Code, Real Property Article, § 14-607.
Source: This Rule is new.

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[Adopted Dec. 13, 2016, eff. Apr. 1, 2017.]
MD Rules, Rule 12-809, MD R PROP ACT Rule 12-809
Current with amendments received through August 1, 2020.
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