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RULE 6-401. ACTUAL NOTICE TO CREDITORS

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West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 6. Settlement of Decedents' Estates
Chapter 400. Administration of Estates
MD Rules, Rule 6-401
RULE 6-401. ACTUAL NOTICE TO CREDITORS
(a) Duty to Ascertain Identity. Commencing upon appointment and until the time for filing claims has expired, the personal representative of a decedent's estate shall make a reasonably diligent effort to ascertain the name and address of each creditor of the decedent.
(b) Time and Manner of Giving Actual Notice. At the time of first publication of a Notice of Appointment pursuant to Code, Estates and Trusts Article, § 7-103 the personal representative shall deliver or send a copy of the Notice of Appointment by first class mail to all creditors of the decedent whose names and addresses are then known to the personal representative. Thereafter, the personal representative shall deliver or send a copy of the Notice of Appointment to any creditor whose name and address is discovered prior to the expiration of the time for filing claims.
Cross reference: Code, Estates and Trusts Article, §§ 5-602, 5-603, 7-103, and 7-103.1.

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[Adopted June 28, 1990, eff. Jan. 1, 1991. Amended April 8, 1997, eff. July 1, 1997.]
MD Rules, Rule 6-401, MD R DEC EST Rule 6-401
Current with amendments received through May 15, 2022. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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