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§ 17-104. Sufficiency of statutory form power of attorney

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEstates and TrustsEffective: October 1, 2010

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Estates and Trusts (Refs & Annos)
Title 17. Maryland General and Limited Power of Attorney Act (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. General Provisions (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2010
MD Code, Estates and Trusts, § 17-104
§ 17-104. Sufficiency of statutory form power of attorney
Additional or different forms
(a) A person may not require an additional or different form of power of attorney for any authority granted in a statutory form power of attorney.
Refusal to accept power of attorney
(b) A person that refuses in violation of this section to accept an acknowledged statutory form power of attorney is subject to:
(1) A court order mandating acceptance of the power of attorney; and
(2) Liability for reasonable attorney's fees and costs incurred in an action or proceeding that confirms the validity of the power of attorney or mandates acceptance of the power of attorney.

Credits

Added by Acts 2010, c. 689, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2010; Acts 2010, c. 690, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2010.
MD Code, Estates and Trusts, § 17-104, MD EST & TRST § 17-104
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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