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§ 3-203. Filing of initial petition

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCourts and Judicial Proceedings

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Title 3. Courts of General Jurisdiction--Jurisdiction/Special Causes of Action (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. Arbitration and Award (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 3-203
§ 3-203. Filing of initial petition
County indicated in agreement
(a) An initial petition shall be filed with the court in the county:
(1) As provided by the agreement; or
(2) Where the arbitration hearing was held.
County not indicated in agreement
(b) If the agreement does not provide for a county in which the petition shall be filed or if the hearing has not been held, the petition shall be filed with the court in:
(1) The county where the adverse party resides;
(2) The county where the adverse party has a place of business; or
(3) If the adverse party has neither a residence nor a place of business in the State, any county.
Subsequent petitions
(c) A subsequent petition shall be filed with the court hearing the initial petition unless the court directs otherwise.

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Added by Acts 1973, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 2, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1974. Amended by Acts 1996, c. 10, § 1, eff. April 9, 1996; Acts 1997, c. 14, § 1, eff. April 8, 1997.
Formerly Art. 7, § 17.
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 3-203, MD CTS & JUD PRO § 3-203
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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