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RULE 6-414. NOTICE OF PROPOSED PAYMENT TO PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OR ATTORNEY

West's Annotated Code of MarylandMaryland Rules

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 6. Settlement of Decedents' Estates
Chapter 400. Administration of Estates
MD Rules, Rule 6-414
RULE 6-414. NOTICE OF PROPOSED PAYMENT TO PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OR ATTORNEY
(a) Scope of Notice. Before making a proposed payment to the personal representative or the attorney for the estate for a claimed debt existing prior to the death of the decedent, the personal representative shall serve a notice on each unpaid creditor who has filed a claim and on each interested person and shall file a copy with the register.
(b) Contents of Notice. The notice shall state the amount of the proposed payment, the basis for the payment in reasonable detail, and a statement that each unpaid creditor and interested person has 20 days after service to file with the court written exceptions and to request a hearing.
(c) Exception. An exception shall be filed with the court within 20 days after service of the notice and shall include the grounds therefor in reasonable detail. A copy of the exception shall be served on the personal representative.
(d) Disposition. If exceptions have been timely filed, the court shall hold a hearing, if requested, and enter an order determining the amount of payment allowed. If exceptions are not timely filed, payment may be made as proposed without further order of court.
Cross reference: Code, Estates and Trusts Article, ยง 7-502(a).

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[Adopted June 28, 1990, eff. Jan. 1, 1991. Amended Feb. 10, 1998, eff. July 1, 1998.]
MD Rules, Rule 6-414, MD R DEC EST Rule 6-414
Current with amendments received through May 15, 2022. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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