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§ 8-602. Demands for trial by jury

West's Annotated Code of MarylandReal Property

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Real Property (Refs & Annos)
Title 8. Landlord and Tenant (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 6. Jury Demands (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Real Property, § 8-602
§ 8-602. Demands for trial by jury
Jury demand requirements
(a) A jury demand must be made by a separate written pleading. Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, a jury demand under this subsection shall be filed with the court as provided in item (1) or (2) of this subsection or the right to trial by jury is waived:
(1) In nonresidential cases, within fifteen days of posting or personal service, or at the parties' first scheduled appearance before the court, whichever occurs sooner; and
(2) In residential cases, at the parties' first scheduled appearance before the court.
Extension for filing jury demand
(b) The time for filing the jury demand may be extended by agreement of all parties and that extension shall not be later than the first scheduled appearance of the parties.


Added by Acts 1999, c. 649, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1999.
MD Code, Real Property, § 8-602, MD REAL PROP § 8-602
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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