What Happens If a Landlord Does Not Return the Security Deposit in Maine?

This question is about Maine Security Deposit Law

If a landlord in Maine does not return the security deposit within 21-30 days from the move out date, the tenant must provide notice of legal action to the landlord to recover the deposit at least 7 days prior to taking legal actions. Failure to comply constitutes wrongful retaining and the tenant stands to recover double the security deposit in damages, plus legal fees.

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