Helping Tenants in Frederick, Washington & Carroll Counties:

An Overview of Maryland Landlord/Tenant Practice

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View the training online anytime. You will be emailed the training link within 1 business day of registering.

Topics include: 

  • Overview of the issue: Client situations & why you are needed
  • What to expect the day you volunteer
  • Brief overview of Landlord/Tenant law in Maryland
  • Cause of Action 1: Failure to Pay Rent
  • Cause of Action 2: Tenant Holding Over
  • Cause of Action 3: Breach of Lease
  • Public/Section 8 housing and private landlords
  • Right to jury trial
  • Subsidies & tax credits
  • Status of Covid defenses

This training is open to lawyers who must accept one pro bono landlord/tenant case from Maryland Legal Aid within 1 year of registering. Malpractice insurance & access to a mentor are available.

Co-sponsored by Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland and Maryland Legal Aid

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