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§ 1-209. Issue defined

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEstates and TrustsEffective: October 1, 2011

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Estates and Trusts (Refs & Annos)
Title 1. Estates of Decedents--General Provisions (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. Determining Relationship (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2011
MD Code, Estates and Trusts, § 1-209
§ 1-209. Issue defined
In general
(a) In construing all provisions of the estates of decedents law and, unless a contrary intention is indicated, in construing the terms of a will, issue means every living lineal descendant except a lineal descendant of a living lineal descendant.
Person treated as a child of person under §§ 1-205 through 1-208
(b) A person who is treated as a child of a person pursuant to §§ 1-205 through 1-208 of this subtitle shall be considered for all purposes as:
(1) A lineal descendant of the person; and
(2) Subject to the exception in the first sentence of this section, a lineal descendant of all persons of whom the person is a lineal descendant.

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Added by Acts 1974, c. 11, § 2, eff. July 1, 1974.
Formerly Art. 93, § 1-209.
MD Code, Estates and Trusts, § 1-209, MD EST & TRST § 1-209
Current through all legislation from the 2017 Regular Session of the General Assembly
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