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§ 8-405. Summary ejectment of deceased tenants

West's Annotated Code of MarylandReal PropertyEffective: October 1, 2008

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Real Property (Refs & Annos)
Title 8. Landlord and Tenant (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 4. Landlord's Remedies Other than Distraint (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2008
MD Code, Real Property, § 8-405
§ 8-405. Summary ejectment of deceased tenants
In general
(a) If a tenant under a lease dies intestate and without next of kin, the landlord may bring an action for summary ejectment under § 8-401 of this subtitle against the tenant named in the lease notwithstanding the tenant's death.
Contents of complaint
(b) The landlord shall certify to the court in the written complaint required under § 8-401(b)(1) of this subtitle that, to the best of the landlord's knowledge, the tenant is deceased, intestate, and without next of kin.
Property presumed abandoned
(c) Property or income from property that a landlord holds for a deceased, intestate tenant without next of kin shall be presumed abandoned in accordance with Title 17 of the Commercial Law Article.


Added by Acts 2008, c. 504, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2008.
MD Code, Real Property, § 8-405, MD REAL PROP § 8-405
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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