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§ 3-229. Death of party before or during arbitration proceedings

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, § 3-229
§ 3-229. Death of party before or during arbitration proceedings
Death of party
(a) Notwithstanding the death of a party who made a written agreement to submit a controversy to arbitration, the arbitration proceedings may begin or continue if an application has been filed by or notice given to his personal representative.
Appointment of guardian
(b) If a guardian has been appointed, the proceedings may be continued:
(1) Upon the application of the guardian; or
(2) Upon the notice to the guardian.
Time extension for petitions
(c) Upon the death or incompetence of a party, the court may extend the time within which a petition to confirm, vacate, or modify the award, or to stay arbitration, must be made.
Death of party after award delivered
(d) If a party dies after an award was delivered, the subsequent proceedings are the same as where a party dies after a verdict.


Added by Acts 1973, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 2, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1974.
Formerly Art. 7, § 19.
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 3-229, MD CTS & JUD PRO § 3-229
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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