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§ 3-110. Survival requirements

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEstates and TrustsEffective: October 1, 2019

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Estates and Trusts (Refs & Annos)
Title 3. Intestate Succession and Statutory Shares (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. Intestate Succession (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2019
MD Code, Estates and Trusts, § 3-110
§ 3-110. Survival requirements
(a) If a descendant, ancestor, or descendant of an ancestor of the decedent, fails to survive the decedent by 30 full days, the descendant, ancestor, or descendant of an ancestor of the decedent:
(1) Shall be considered to have predeceased the decedent for purposes of intestate succession; and
(2) Is not to be entitled to the rights of an heir.
(b) If the time of death of the decedent or of the descendant, ancestor, or descendant of an ancestor of the decedent, who would otherwise be an heir, or the times of death of both, cannot be determined, so that it cannot be established that the descendant, ancestor, or descendant of an ancestor of the decedent has survived the decedent by 30 full days, the descendant, ancestor, or descendant of an ancestor of the decedent may not be considered to have survived for the required period.

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Added by Acts 1974, c. 11, § 2, eff. July 1, 1974. Amended by Acts 2019, c. 197, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2019.
Formerly Art. 93, § 3-110.
MD Code, Estates and Trusts, § 3-110, MD EST & TRST § 3-110
Current through legislation effective July 1, 2020, from the 2020 Regular Session of the General Assembly.
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