Baltimore, MD asked in Bankruptcy and Landlord - Tenant for Maryland

Q: Can a landlord still go through eviction process while you are paying the rent owed?

Filed bankruptcy Sept 17. Eviction was filed Sept 23. Landlord waited 30 days with no contact til Oct 23. Threaten eviction. Never received eviction paperwork. Sheriff came out to evict. Provided half of rent owed to landlord. Still providing rent owed to landlord but landlord is still threaten to evict.

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Stuart Nachbar
Stuart Nachbar
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  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Livingston, NJ

A: I believe that the Landlord would have to get permission from the Bankruptcy Court to proceed, otherwise it would be a violation of the automatic stay. Contact your lawyer as soon as possible

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
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  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY

A: The landlord has to get permission to proceed from the bsnkruptcy court. If he has not, it is a violation of the stay.

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