Annapolis, MD asked in Landlord - Tenant for Maryland

Q: I have a tenant renting a room, she run her mouth her sister send me a threatening text message, can i evict my tenant?

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Leonard A Englander
Leonard A Englander
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Annapolis, MD
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: Depends on how threatening it is, what the lease says and whether the sister is staying there. If an invitee/guest is breaching the lease, that breach can "rub off" on the tenant as well. If the sister has no relationship to the property (ie not staying there, not an invited guest, etc.), it'll become trickier. If the sister is acting at the behest of the Tenant, then yes, it might reach a breach level.

How long is left on the lease?

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