Current with effective changes from the 2021 Legislative Session through Ch. 131
(a) An answer to a complaint under this subtitle shall be verified and shall set forth: (1) Any claim the defendant has to the property that is the subject of the action;(2) Any facts tending to controvert any material allegations of the complaint that the defendant does not wish to be taken as true; and(3) A statement of any new matter constituting a defense.(b) If the defendant disclaims any interest in the title of the property in the answer or allows judgment to be taken without answer, the plaintiff may not recover costs.Added by 2016 Md. Laws, Ch. 396,Sec. 1, eff. 10/1/2016.Added by 2016 Md. Laws, Ch. 395,Sec. 1, eff. 10/1/2016.