§ 1-101 In this article…
§ 1-102 Unless otherwise expressly provided,…
§ 1-103 Unless otherwise expressly provided, any…
§ 1-104 Any person may vary, by agreement, the…
§ 2-101 The word “grant”, the phrase…
§ 2-102 Any person seized of an estate tail, in…
§ 2-103 Every valid assignment of a mortgage is…
§ 2-104 If the words “the said ……
§ 2-105 A covenant by the grantor in a deed…
§ 2-106 A covenant by a grantor in a deed…
§ 2-107 A covenant by the grantor in a deed…
§ 2-108 A covenant by the grantor in a deed…
§ 2-109 A covenant by the grantor in a deed that the…
§ 2-110 A covenant by the grantor in a deed…
§ 2-111 A covenant by the grantor in a deed,…
§ 2-112 A covenant by a grantor in a deed…
§ 2-113 Unless a contrary intent is expressly…
§ 2-114 Except as…
§ 2-115 There is no implied covenant or warranty by…
§ 2-116 If a grant, deed,…
§ 2-117 No deed, will, or other written instrument…
§ 2-118 Any restriction…
§ 2-119
§ 2-120 Under this title,…
§ 2-121 In this section,…
§ 2-122
§ 2-123 In this section,…
§ 3-101 Except as…
§ 3-102
§ 3-103 The proper jurisdiction for recording all…
§ 3-104
§ 3-104.1 In this section,…
§ 3-105 A mortgage or…
§ 3-105.1
§ 3-105.2 In this section,…
§ 3-106 The clerk of the court shall record…
§ 3-107 When recording a deed or other instrument…
§ 3-108
§ 3-108.1
§ 3-109 Plats showing property or…
§ 3-109.1
§ 3-110 The clerk of the…
§ 3-111 In this section,…
§ 3-112 In this section,…
§ 3-114 In this part the…
§ 3-115 A program…
§ 3-116 Except as…
§ 3-117
§ 3-118 On request, the…
§ 3-119 Nothing in this…
§ 3-120 The Secretary shall adopt regulations to…
§ 3-201 The effective date of a deed is the date of…
§ 3-202 If a grantee under an unrecorded deed is in…
§ 3-203 Every recorded deed or other instrument…
§ 3-204 An interest created by a deed granting,…
§ 3-301 If the person…
§ 3-302 The clerk of the…
§ 3-303 The clerk shall make a microfilm picture or…
§ 3-304 The clerk shall fasten securely one copy of…
§ 3-401 Notices of liens…
§ 3-402 Certification of notice of liens,…
§ 3-403 If a notice of…
§ 3-404 The fee for filing and indexing each notice…
§ 3-405 Sections 3-401 through 3-405 of this…
§ 3-501
§ 3-601
§ 3-602 The fee for certification of a copy of any…
§ 3-603 The clerk may not charge any county, any…
§ 3-701 In this subtitle…
§ 3-702 If a law…
§ 3-703 In this section,…
§ 3-704 The Administrative Office of the Courts may…
§ 3-705 In applying and construing this subtitle,…
§ 3-706 Except as…
§ 3-707 This subtitle may be cited as the Maryland…
§ 4-101
§ 4-102 If a deed contains a covenant by the grantee…
§ 4-103 If a deed is…
§ 4-104 Neither livery of seisin nor indenting is…
§ 4-105 No words of inheritance are necessary to…
§ 4-106 No mortgage or…
§ 4-107 Every power of…
§ 4-108 Any interest in…
§ 4-109 If an instrument…
§ 4-110 Notwithstanding § 5dash;302 of the…
§ 4-111
§ 4-201 Every form contained in this subtitle, or a…
§ 4-202 This deed, made…
§ 5-101 Every corporeal estate, leasehold or…
§ 5-102 Section 5-101 of this title is not…
§ 5-103 No corporeal estate, leasehold or freehold,…
§ 5-104 No action may be brought on any contract for…
§ 5-105 Except as provided in § 5-107 of this…
§ 5-106 Every assignment of any beneficial interest…
§ 5-107 This title is not applicable where any grant…
§ 5-108 Nothing in this title may be construed as…
§ 6-101 This section does…
§ 6-102 The provisions of…
§ 6-103 No person may commence an action for the…
§ 6-104 A possibility of reverter or right of entry…
§ 6-105 The provisions of this title do not apply to…
§ 7-101 Every deed which…
§ 7-102
§ 7-103 The title to any…
§ 7-104 If property is sold and granted, and as part…
§ 7-105 In this section,…
§ 7-105.1
§ 7-105.2
§ 7-105.3 In addition to…
§ 7-105.4 In this section,…
§ 7-105.5 In this section,…
§ 7-105.6 Absent a…
§ 7-105.7 No title to property acquired at sale of…
§ 7-105.8 Except as…
§ 7-105.9 Except as…
§ 7-105.10 The entry of an order for resale on default…
§ 7-105.11
§ 7-105.12
§ 7-105.13
§ 7-105.14
§ 7-105.15 Except as…
§ 7-105.16
§ 7-105.17
§ 7-105.18 In this section,…
§ 7-106 No trustee of a…
§ 7-107 In the case of a…
§ 7-108 Any person may record among the land records…
§ 7-109
§ 7-110 Notwithstanding…
§ 7-111 Subject to…
§ 7-112
§ 7-113
§ 7-201 If any property is granted, and the purchase…
§ 7-202 The provisions of § 7dash;105 also…
§ 7-203 Any deed retaining a valid vendor’s…
§ 7-204 An assignment or release of a vendor’s…
§ 7-205 The acceptance by the vendor of any…
§ 7-301 In this subtitle…
§ 7-302 Except as…
§ 7-305 In addition to…
§ 7-306 A foreclosure…
§ 7-307 A foreclosure consultant may not: …
§ 7-308
§ 7-309 A foreclosure…
§ 7-310 In addition to…
§ 7-311 This section…
§ 7-312 A purchaser of a residence in default may…
§ 7-313
§ 7-314 Each foreclosure…
§ 7-315 In addition to…
§ 7-318 A person may not…
§ 7-318.1 It is a violation of this subtitle if a…
§ 7-319 The Attorney…
§ 7-319.1 The Commissioner…
§ 7-320
§ 7-321 A person who…
§ 7-322 If a criminal…
§ 7-325 This subtitle may be cited as the…
§ 7-401 In this subtitle…
§ 7-402 A person may not commit mortgage fraud.
§ 7-403 For the purpose of venue under this…
§ 7-404 The Attorney…
§ 7-404.1 The Commissioner…
§ 7-405 The Attorney…
§ 7-406
§ 7-407 Except as…
§ 7-408 All real and…
§ 7-409 This subtitle may be cited as the Maryland…
§ 7-501 In this subtitle…
§ 7-502 A mortgage assistance relief service…
§ 7-503 The attorney exemptions in 12 C.F.R. §…
§ 7-504 For the purpose of venue under this…
§ 7-505 The Attorney…
§ 7-506 The Commissioner…
§ 7-507
§ 7-508 The Attorney…
§ 7-509 A person who…
§ 7-510 A violation of this subtitle is: …
§ 7-511 This subtitle may be cited as the Maryland…
§ 8-101 A transferee of the reversion in leased…
§ 8-102 If the reversion of any leased premises…
§ 8-103 There is no merger by reason of any grant by…
§ 8-104 Any grant of a nonpossessory corporeal…
§ 8-105 If the effect of any provision of a lease is…
§ 8-106 If a landlord, having only an estate for…
§ 8-107 If there is no demand or payment for more…
§ 8-108 A court may enter…
§ 8-109 Uninterrupted possession for 12 months after…
§ 8-111 If a tenant named in a lease or an assignee…
§ 8-112 If the improvements on property rented for a…
§ 8-113 A covenant or promise by the tenant to…
§ 8-114 The right of a tenant to remove fixtures…
§ 8-115 If a share of…
§ 8-116 If tobacco is…
§ 8-117 If a propane gas…
§ 8-118 In an action…
§ 8-118.1
§ 8-201 This subtitle is…
§ 8-202 For the purposes…
§ 8-203
§ 8-203.1 A receipt for a…
§ 8-204 This section is…
§ 8-205
§ 8-205.1 In this section,…
§ 8-206 Evictions…
§ 8-207 The aggrieved…
§ 8-208
§ 8-208.1
§ 8-208.2 Notwithstanding…
§ 8-208.3 Every landlord shall maintain a records…
§ 8-210
§ 8-211 The purpose of…
§ 8-211.1 Notwithstanding…
§ 8-212.1 In this section,…
§ 8-212.2 This section does…
§ 8-212.3
§ 8-213 An application…
§ 8-214
§ 8-215 In this section,…
§ 8-216
§ 8-217
§ 8-301 In this subtitle…
§ 8-302 Distress for rent…
§ 8-303 An action of…
§ 8-304 When an action of…
§ 8-305 On a…
§ 8-306 The levy under an…
§ 8-307 The following are…
§ 8-308 Goods levied on under distress shall be held…
§ 8-309 In making levy…
§ 8-310 On petition of any plaintiff in distress and…
§ 8-311 Within seven days…
§ 8-312 Levy on goods…
§ 8-313 The expense of…
§ 8-314 The defendant in…
§ 8-315 If a tenant…
§ 8-316 Any person whose…
§ 8-317 If goods are levied on under distress and…
§ 8-318 Notice of sale of…
§ 8-319 Sales under distress shall be held only at…
§ 8-320 Only those goods…
§ 8-321 The officer may require a plaintiff to…
§ 8-322
§ 8-323 If the goods of a third party are distrained…
§ 8-324 If the plaintiff…
§ 8-325 If the amount…
§ 8-326 In a lease naming either husband or wife as…
§ 8-327 A petition for distress, and any other…
§ 8-328 If a tenant under…
§ 8-329 If a lease for…
§ 8-330 Service of all process by the court…
§ 8-331 If the court finds that any notice required…
§ 8-332 Any aggrieved…
§ 8-401 Whenever the…
§ 8-402
§ 8-402.1
§ 8-402.2
§ 8-403 If the court in…
§ 8-404 In this section,…
§ 8-405 If a tenant under…
§ 8-501 No written agreement between a landlord and…
§ 8-5A-01 In this subtitle…
§ 8-5A-02 Subject to the…
§ 8-5A-03 If a tenant or…
§ 8-5A-04 If a tenant or…
§ 8-5A-05 This section…
§ 8-5A-06 A person who is a…
§ 8-601 Any party to an action brought in the…
§ 8-602 A jury demand…
§ 8-603 A provision…
§ 8-604 A demand for…
§ 8-701 In this subtitle…
§ 8-702 This subtitle…
§ 8-703 The Department…
§ 8-704 A ground lease…
§ 8-705 The Department…
§ 8-706 After a ground lease is registered, the…
§ 8-707 If a ground lease is not registered in…
§ 8-708 The Department shall work with the State…
§ 8-709 The Department…
§ 8-710 The Department shall adopt regulations to…
§ 8-801 In this subtitle…
§ 8-802 This subtitle…
§ 8-803 This section does…
§ 8-804
§ 8-805
§ 8-806 In any suit,…
§ 8-807 For property…
§ 8-808 Within 30 days of…
§ 8-809 A ground lease…
§ 8-810 Within 30 days…
§ 8-811 A contract for the sale of real property subject to a ground rent…
§ 8-812 This section does…
§ 8A-101 In this title the…
§ 8A-201 Before a current…
§ 8A-202 A park owner…
§ 8A-301
§ 8A-401 A park owner may…
§ 8A-402 An entrance or…
§ 8A-403 A park owner may…
§ 8A-404 A park owner may charge a late payment fee…
§ 8A-405 A park owner may not charge a resident or…
§ 8A-406 A park owner shall provide to a resident, on…
§ 8A-501 A park owner may not: …
§ 8A-502 In any action to recover any gratuity, the…
§ 8A-503 A park owner who purchases from a publicly…
§ 8A-601 A park owner may not: …
§ 8A-602 A park owner may prescribe by rule that, in…
§ 8A-603 A park owner may collect a commission in…
§ 8A-604 A resident shall provide the park owner with…
§ 8A-702 On termination of the rental agreement under…
§ 8A-703 If due to the fault of the park owner, the…
§ 8A-704 A park owner has…
§ 8A-801 The park owner at…
§ 8A-901 A resident and his guest at all times shall:…
§ 8A-1001
§ 8A-1101 A park owner may…
§ 8A-1102
§ 8A-1201 When a mobile…
§ 8A-1301
§ 8A-1501 This title and…
§ 8A-1502 If it is claimed…
§ 8A-1601 In an action by…
§ 8A-1701 Whenever the…
§ 8A-1702
§ 8A-1703 When a rental…
§ 8A-1801 No provision of this title shall be deemed…
§ 8A-1802 To the extent…
§ 8A-1803 This title may be cited as the Maryland…
§ 8B-101 In this title the…
§ 8B-102 Except as…
§ 8B-103 An affidavit of affixation is not necessary…
§ 8B-104 The property tax status of a manufactured…
§ 8B-201 A manufactured home shall be converted to…
§ 8B-202 An affidavit of…
§ 8B-203 The Motor Vehicle Administration shall make…
§ 8B-301 If a manufactured home for which an…
§ 8B-302 An affidavit of…
§ 9-101 In this subtitle…
§ 9-102 Every building…
§ 9-103 A lien…
§ 9-105 In order to…
§ 9-106
§ 9-107 If any part of…
§ 9-108 If all or any part of the land or buildings…
§ 9-109 The right to enforce any lien established…
§ 9-110 No person having the right to establish a…
§ 9-111 Nothing in this subtitle affects the right…
§ 9-112 This law is remedial and shall be so…
§ 9-113 An executory…
§ 9-114 At the time of…
§ 9-201 For the purposes…
§ 9-202 Any officer, director, or managing agent of…
§ 9-204 This subtitle…
§ 9-301 In this subtitle…
§ 9-302 Except for work…
§ 9-303 In this section,…
§ 9-304 In this section,…
§ 9-305 This subtitle does not: …
§ 10-101 In this subtitle…
§ 10-102 Every land…
§ 10-103 Every land…
§ 10-104 Every land installment contract shall be…
§ 10-105 If the contract…
§ 10-106 If the purchaser, on or before the date…
§ 10-107 Every vendor…
§ 10-108 If a vendor fails to comply with the…
§ 10-201 In this subtitle…
§ 10-202 Express…
§ 10-203 Except as…
§ 10-204 If any warranty…
§ 10-205 If a vendor grants an improvement to an…
§ 10-301 If, in connection…
§ 10-301.1 Any sum of money…
§ 10-301.2 A vendor or…
§ 10-303.1 The Consumer Protection Division of the…
§ 10-304 The provisions of this subtitle do not apply…
§ 10-305 If a person…
§ 10-306 The Division of…
§ 10-401 When the buyer is not in possession of the…
§ 10-402 A recorded instrument, recorded…
§ 10-501 In this subtitle…
§ 10-502 Any consideration received by a custom home…
§ 10-503 Except with the express written approval of…
§ 10-504
§ 10-505 Every custom home contract between a custom…
§ 10-506
§ 10-507 In addition to…
§ 10-509 This subtitle may be cited as the Maryland…
§ 10-601 In this subtitle…
§ 10-602 Prior to entering…
§ 10-603 If the builder…
§ 10-604
§ 10-605 A builder who sells a new home with a new…
§ 10-606 A new home…
§ 10-607 If in accordance…
§ 10-608 Any warranties…
§ 10-609 Any person that knowingly violates the…
§ 10-610 This subtitle does not apply to new homes…
§ 10-701 In Prince George’s County, a contract…
§ 10-702 In this section,…
§ 10-703 This section…
§ 10-704 In Frederick…
§ 10-705
§ 10-706
§ 10-707
§ 10-708 In this section,…
§ 10-709 A contract of…
§ 10-710 In this section,…
§ 10-801
§ 10-802
§ 11-101 In this title the…
§ 11-102
§ 11-102.1
§ 11-102.2 In this section,…
§ 11-103 The declaration…
§ 11-103.1 Unless the…
§ 11-104 The…
§ 11-105 When the…
§ 11-106 Each unit in a…
§ 11-107 Each unit owner…
§ 11-108 Subject to the…
§ 11-108.1 Except to the extent otherwise provided by…
§ 11-109 The affairs of…
§ 11-109.1 A meeting of the…
§ 11-109.2 The council of…
§ 11-109.3 If the council of…
§ 11-110 All common…
§ 11-111
§ 11-111.1
§ 11-111.2 In this section,…
§ 11-111.3 This section does…
§ 11-112 In this section,…
§ 11-113 Unless the…
§ 11-114 Commencing not…
§ 11-114.1 In this section,…
§ 11-114.2 The bylaws of a…
§ 11-115 Subject to the provisions of the declaration…
§ 11-116 The council of…
§ 11-118 Any…
§ 11-119 A person may bring suit against the council…
§ 11-120 A developer may…
§ 11-121 Any deposits taken in connection with the…
§ 11-122 The provisions of…
§ 11-123 Except in the…
§ 11-124 Neither the rule…
§ 11-125 The existing…
§ 11-126 A contract for…
§ 11-127 A contract for…
§ 11-128 The Secretary of…
§ 11-129 In the case of a…
§ 11-130 This section is…
§ 11-131 The implied…
§ 11-132 On transfer of control by the developer to…
§ 11-133 Within three…
§ 11-134 Any provision of a declaration or other…
§ 11-134.1 In this section,…
§ 11-135 Except as…
§ 11-136
§ 11-137
§ 11-138 In this section,…
§ 11-139
§ 11-139.1 Notwithstanding…
§ 11-139.2 Notwithstanding…
§ 11-140 The intent of the…
§ 11-141 The provisions of…
§ 11-142 Except as…
§ 11-143 This title may be cited as the Maryland…
§ 11A-101 In this title the…
§ 11A-102 Except as…
§ 11A-103 A time-share instrument shall be recorded…
§ 11A-104
§ 11A-105 In addition to the requirements of §…
§ 11A-106
§ 11A-107 The time-share instrument for a time-share…
§ 11A-108 Time-shares shall…
§ 11A-108.1 An association by…
§ 11A-109 If the number of…
§ 11A-110 Time-share…
§ 11A-111
§ 11A-112 Any developer or…
§ 11A-113 If a conversion…
§ 11A-114 A time-share…
§ 11A-115 In this section,…
§ 11A-117 Sections 10-201,…
§ 11A-118 A developer shall…
§ 11A-119 It is unlawful…
§ 11A-120 If at the time of…
§ 11A-121
§ 11A-122 The Commission…
§ 11A-123 Persons engaged in the following…
§ 11A-124 It is unlawful…
§ 11A-125 Remedies provided…
§ 11A-126 In the event of any conflict between this…
§ 11A-127 This title…
§ 11A-128 The association,…
§ 11A-129 This title may be cited as the…
§ 11B-101 In this title the…
§ 11B-102 Except as…
§ 11B-103 Except as expressly provided in this title,…
§ 11B-104 The provisions of…
§ 11B-105 A contract for…
§ 11B-106 A contract for…
§ 11B-106.1 A meeting of the…
§ 11B-106.2 Notwithstanding…
§ 11B-107 A contract for…
§ 11B-108 A person who…
§ 11B-109 Any vendor,…
§ 11B-110
§ 11B-111 Except as provided in this title, and…
§ 11B-111.1
§ 11B-111.2 In this section,…
§ 11B-111.3 This section does…
§ 11B-111.4 This section does…
§ 11B-111.5 If a homeowners…
§ 11B-111.6 In this section,…
§ 11B-111.7 Notwithstanding…
§ 11B-112
§ 11B-112.1 The declaration or bylaws of a homeowners…
§ 11B-112.2 This section…
§ 11B-113 There is a…
§ 11B-113.1 Notwithstanding…
§ 11B-113.2 Notwithstanding…
§ 11B-113.3 This section…
§ 11B-113.4 It is the intent…
§ 11B-113.5 This section…
§ 11B-114 In this section,…
§ 11B-115
§ 11B-115.1 A lot owner who believes that the board of…
§ 11B-116
§ 11B-117 As provided in…
§ 11B-118 This title may be cited as the Maryland…
§ 12-101 All proceedings…
§ 12-102 In this title, property is deemed to be…
§ 12-103 Unless an applicable statute specifies a…
§ 12-104 The damages to be…
§ 12-105 In this section,…
§ 12-105.1 Notwithstanding…
§ 12-106 The plaintiff…
§ 12-107 Any party to a…
§ 12-108 On payment of the…
§ 12-109 The exclusive…
§ 12-110 If the condemnee…
§ 12-111 Civil engineers,…
§ 12-112 If land is…
§ 12-201 In this subtitle…
§ 12-202
§ 12-203 Subject to the provisions of §…
§ 12-204 In addition to…
§ 12-205 Whenever a…
§ 12-205.1 In any proceeding for the acquisition of…
§ 12-206 Whenever a…
§ 12-207 If a displacing…
§ 12-208 Notwithstanding…
§ 12-209 As soon as feasible, after the date of…
§ 12-210 In order to…
§ 12-211 Except for any federal or State law…
§ 12-212 This subtitle may not be construed as…
§ 13-101 In this title the…
§ 13-102 The purposes of…
§ 13-103 All proceedings for the issuance of a patent…
§ 13-104 In the manner and to the extent provided in…
§ 13-105 Any willful and false verification, oath, or…
§ 13-106
§ 13-107 In this section,…
§ 13-201 The Commissioner…
§ 13-202 In administering this title: …
§ 13-203 After…
§ 13-204
§ 13-205 In accordance with the procedures of §…
§ 13-206 The Commissioner…
§ 13-301 A proceeding to obtain a patent is commenced…
§ 13-302 The application…
§ 13-303
§ 13-304 Except as provided in §§…
§ 13-305 After receipt of…
§ 13-306 After the…
§ 13-307 The warrant shall…
§ 13-308
§ 13-309
§ 13-310 After the…
§ 13-311 The Commissioner…
§ 13-312 All expenses of the surveyor shall be paid…
§ 13-313 When a…
§ 13-401 The following persons may file an objection…
§ 13-402 Each objection in…
§ 13-403 Any information, matter, or claim required…
§ 13-404 Any person,…
§ 13-405 Except as…
§ 13-406 If, under §…
§ 13-407 If, under §…
§ 13-408
§ 13-409 If the…
§ 13-410
§ 13-411 The Commissioner shall enter an order of…
§ 13-412
§ 13-413 Any expenses owed…
§ 13-501 The Commissioner…
§ 13-502 After a patent is…
§ 13-503 The issuance of a…
§ 13-504 Subject to…
§ 14-101 Any alien who is not an enemy, may own,…
§ 14-102 Any mortgagor,…
§ 14-103 If a legal or…
§ 14-104 In this section,…
§ 14-104.1 If a bank, mortgage banker, savings and loan…
§ 14-105 In the absence of special agreement to the…
§ 14-106 A tenant in common or a joint tenant who…
§ 14-107 A circuit court…
§ 14-108 Any person in…
§ 14-108.1 This section does…
§ 14-109 The District…
§ 14-110 If any person is…
§ 14-111 Each individual…
§ 14-112 In this section,…
§ 14-113 Any deed by a…
§ 14-114 If a party evicted by a writ of possession…
§ 14-115 Except to the extent that any of the British…
§ 14-115.1 With regard to any property owned or…
§ 14-117
§ 14-117.1 This section…
§ 14-118
§ 14-119 In this section: …
§ 14-120
§ 14-121
§ 14-121.1 In this section,…
§ 14-122 In this section,…
§ 14-123
§ 14-124
§ 14-125
§ 14-125.1
§ 14-125.2
§ 14-127
§ 14-128 The provisions of…
§ 14-130
§ 14-131
§ 14-132 In this section,…
§ 14-201 In this subtitle…
§ 14-202 A lien on…
§ 14-203
§ 14-204 Except as…
§ 14-205 The provisions of this subtitle do not apply…
§ 14-206 This subtitle may be cited as the Maryland…
§ 14-301 In this subtitle…
§ 14-302 If a broker is…
§ 14-303 A lien established in accordance with this…
§ 14-304 To establish a…
§ 14-305
§ 14-306 If any part of…
§ 14-307 Subject to…
§ 14-308 A broker’s…
§ 14-309 Nothing in this subtitle affects the right…
§ 14-310 This law is…
§ 14-311 A commercial…
§ 14-312 At the time of…
§ 14-313 Subject to the provisions of this subtitle,…
§ 14-401 In this subtitle, “Maryland Coordinate…
§ 14-402 This subtitle: …
§ 14-403 If a land…
§ 14-404 The plane…
§ 14-405 For the purpose…
§ 14-406 A triangulation or traverse station may be…
§ 14-407 This subtitle does not require any purchaser…
§ 14-501 In this subtitle…
§ 14-502 An affordable…
§ 14-503 In this section,…
§ 14-504 In accordance with this subtitle, an…
§ 14-505 An affordable…
§ 14-506
§ 14-507 An affordable housing land trust agreement…
§ 14-508 The reversionary rights of an affordable…
§ 14-509 In any assessment…
§ 14-510 A nonprofit…
§ 14-511 This subtitle may be cited as the Affordable…
§ 14-601 In this subtitle…
§ 14-602 An action may be brought under this subtitle…
§ 14-603 In an action…
§ 14-604 The Maryland Rules apply to actions under…
§ 14-605 At the time a…
§ 14-606 A complaint under this subtitle shall be…
§ 14-607 An answer to a…
§ 14-608 The plaintiff…
§ 14-609 If the name of a…
§ 14-610 If a person…
§ 14-611 The court on its own motion or on motion of…
§ 14-612 Any person who has a claim to the property…
§ 14-613 In addition to the persons required to be…
§ 14-614 The court on its own motion or on motion of…
§ 14-615
§ 14-616 If the court…
§ 14-617 In all cases the…
§ 14-618 A judgment in an action under this subtitle…
§ 14-619 A judgment in an…
§ 14-620 Any relief granted in an action or…
§ 14-621 Notwithstanding any other provision of this…
§ 15-101 The effective date of this article is 12:01…
§ 15-102 Unless otherwise specifically provided in…
§ 15-103 Except as expressly provided to the contrary…

Terms Used In Maryland Code > Real Property

  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Administrator: includes an executor and a personal representative. See
  • Adult: means an individual at least 18 years old. See
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • assault: means assault in any degree unless a specific degree of assault is specified. See
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • certified mail: includes "registered mail"; and

    (3) "registered mail" includes "certified mail". See
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • County: includes Baltimore City. See
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • de novo: means judicial review based on an administrative record and any additional evidence that would be authorized by § 10–222(f) and (g) of the State Government Article. See
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deed: includes any deed, grant, mortgage, deed of trust, lease, assignment, and release, pertaining to land or property or any interest therein or appurtenant thereto, including an interest in rents and profits from rents. See
  • Deed of trust: means only a deed of trust which secures a debt or the performance of an obligation, and does not include a voluntary grant unrelated to security purposes. See
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Donee: The recipient of a gift.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Escheat: Reversion of real or personal property to the state when 1) a person dies without leaving a will and has no heirs, or 2) when the property (such as a bank account) has been inactive for a certain period of time. Source: OCC
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Executive session: A portion of the Senate's daily session in which it considers executive business.
  • Executor: includes an administrator and a personal representative. See
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: A government corporation that insures the deposits of all national and state banks that are members of the Federal Reserve System. Source: OCC
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Forbearance: A means of handling a delinquent loan. A
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • gift: includes an inter vivos gift, inter vivos endowment, bequest, devise, legacy, or testamentary endowment of any interest in real or personal property. See
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Grant: includes conveyance, assignment, and transfer. See
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • including: means includes or including by way of illustration and not by way of limitation. See
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Joint tenancy: A form of property ownership in which two or more parties hold an undivided interest in the same property that was conveyed under the same instrument at the same time. A joint tenant can sell his (her) interest but not dispose of it by will. Upon the death of a joint tenant, his (her) undivided interest is distributed among the surviving joint tenants.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Landlord: means any landlord, including a "lessor". See
  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • Lease: means any oral or written agreement, express or implied, creating a landlord and tenant relationship, including any "sublease" and any further sublease. See
  • Legacy: A gift of property made by will.
  • Legatee: A beneficiary of a decedent
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • minor: means an individual under the age of 18 years. See
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: means any mortgage, including a deed in the nature of mortgage. See
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • National Credit Union Administration: The federal regulatory agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions. (NCUA also administers the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, which insures the deposits of federal credit unions.) Source: OCC
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: includes an individual, receiver, trustee, guardian, executor, administrator, fiduciary, or representative of any kind, or any partnership, firm, association, public or private corporation, or any other entity. See
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Personal representative: includes an administrator and an executor. See
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Property: means real property or any interest therein or appurtenant thereto. See
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Proxy voting: The practice of allowing a legislator to cast a vote in committee for an absent legislator.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • registered mail: include the uses, procedures, and fees of the United States Postal Service;

    (2) "certified mail" includes "registered mail"; and

    (3) "registered mail" includes "certified mail". See
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Right of rescission: Right to cancel, within three business days, a contract that uses the home of a person as collateral, except in the case of a first mortgage loan. There is no fee to the borrower, who receives a full refund of all fees paid. The right of rescission is guaranteed by the Truth in Lending Act (TILA). Source: OCC
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • state: means :

    (1) a state, possession, territory, or commonwealth of the United States; or

    (2) the District of Columbia. See
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Tenancy by the entirety: A type of joint tenancy between husband and wife that is recognized in some States. Neither party can sever the joint tenancy relationship; when a spouse dies, the survivor acquires full title to the property.
  • Tenancy in common: A type of property ownership in which two or more individuals have an undivided interest in property. At the death of one tenant in common, his (her) fractional percentage of ownership in the property passes to the decedent
  • Tenant: means any tenant including a "lessee". See
  • Testate: To die leaving a will.
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • this Code: means a code of the public general laws of the State that has been adopted and made evidence of the public general laws of the State under§ 10–201 of the Courts Article. See
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.