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Can a Maryland landlord charge you an early termination fee if you are evicted?

Row_House_Baltimore_Landlord_Tenant_LawyerFirst look at the lease agreement; this should have your answer. If it is not explicit in the agreement that there is an early termination fee that includes eviction, you may be able to contest any amount the landlord claims you owe for early termination. You should have an attorney review your lease and, if appropriate, make a formal request to your landlord.

If you live in Maryland and have landlord-tenant concerns, contact Maryland property law attorney Stephen J. Reichert at 410-299-4959, or by clicking here. Mr. Reichert has successfully represented both tenants and landlords in various disputes often reaching a resolution without the need for extensive litigation.

Mr. Reichert personally serves clients, either in-office or at your residence, throughout most of Maryland including Baltimore, Baltimore County, Anne Arundel County, Howard County, Carroll County, Harford County, Frederick County, Montgomery County, Washington County, Cecil County, Calvert County, Prince George’s County, Kent County, Queen Anne’s County and Talbot County.