Baltimore, MD asked in Landlord - Tenant for Maryland

Q: Security Deposit wasn’t refunded after 45 days

I terminated my lease and did not receive list of charges for deposit within 45 days and after several requests. The landlord sent the charges(not itemized) and refuses to refund my deposit. I am in Maryland. Would it be worth it to go to court?

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

A: Possibly. A lot would depend on the facts of the case. Certainly, if the damages claimed are real and are beyond ordinary wear and tear, I would hesitate to file. However, if you left the house in good condition and can prove it, then it becomes more viable. I would consult with a knowledgeable attorney.

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