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RULE 12-305. ENFORCEMENT OF LIEN

West's Annotated Code of MarylandMaryland Rules

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 12. Property Actions
Chapter 300. Mechanics' Liens (Refs & Annos)
MD Rules, Rule 12-305
RULE 12-305. ENFORCEMENT OF LIEN
(a) Time for Filing Motion to Enforce. A plaintiff may not enforce a lien or execute on a bond given to obtain a release of the lien until the lien has been established by a judgment. To enforce a lien or to execute on any bond given to obtain a release of the lien, the plaintiff shall file a motion in the original action within one year after the date on which the complaint to establish the lien was filed. The motion to enforce may be included in the original complaint to establish the lien.
(b) Order. An order granted pursuant to a motion to enforce shall direct that the land be sold unless the amount found to be due is paid on or before a date specified in the order, which shall be not more than 30 days after the date of the order.
(c) Sale. The sale shall be conducted pursuant to Title 14, Chapter 300 of these rules.
Source: This Rule is derived from former Rule BG74.

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[Adopted June 5, 1996, eff. Jan. 1, 1997.]

Editors' Notes

HISTORICAL NOTES
Derivation:
Maryland Rule of Procedure BG74, adopted July 12, 1976, eff. Aug. 9, 1976, related to enforcement of liens, rescinded June 5, 1996, eff. Jan. 1, 1997.
MD Rules, Rule 12-305, MD R PROP ACT Rule 12-305
Current with amendments received through August 1, 2019.
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