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§ 5-602. Petition for administration of small estate

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

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Estates and Trusts (Refs & Annos)
Title 5. Opening the Estate (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 6. Small Estates (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2019
MD Code, Estates and Trusts, § 5-602
§ 5-602. Petition for administration of small estate
A petition for administration of a small estate may be filed by any person entitled to administration pursuant to § 5-104 of this title and shall contain, in addition to the information required by §§ 5-201 and 5-202 of this title:
(1) A statement that the petitioner has made a diligent search to discover all property and debts of the decedent;
(2) A list of the known property and its value;
(3) A list of the known creditors of the decedent, with the amount of each claim, including contingent and disputed claims; and
(4) A statement of any legal proceedings pending in which the decedent was a party.


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, § 5-602.
MD Code, Estates and Trusts, § 5-602, MD EST & TRST § 5-602
Current through legislation effective through June 1, 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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