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    Can I include water bills in my rent court eviction filing?

    How to ensure my eviction case is properly prepared to avoid dismissal

    My years of landlord and property management experience fed by desire to create Rent Court Manager. I understand  the hassle of having to take your tenants to court - the days lost at the courthouse and the hours spent trying to track down the status of a case. And let’s not forget the lost rent that quickly racks up for each day in the process ($40/day on average). I wanted to make it simple for the do-it-yourself landlord or property manager to file an eviction. And more importantly, have the confidence that they had “checked all the boxes” and were properly prepared in court.

    Does my property needs to be registered with the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE)?

     If your rental property was built before 1978, it must be registered, and you will be required to distribute specific educational materials to your tenants and meet specific lead paint risk reduction standards at certain triggering events. 

    Evictions 101: Do I need an Attorney to file for an Eviction?

    I am often asked if an attorney is necessary in filing an eviction. While not absolutely necessary (there are agents available to represent you in court), there are several compelling reasons to opt for an attorney. In my experience as a property manager, and having spent a significant amount of time in Rent Court, I saw many cases where an attorney would have made the difference for the landlord. The benefits of an attorney became crystal clear for me.

    Brian Wojcik Joins Landlord-Tenant Law Initiative with the Maryland People's Law Library

    I am excited to be representing the voice of small business and independent landlords in a leadership capacity with the Maryland People's Law Library. I'll be contributing to the publishing of content to assist landlords in their court proceedings