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RULE 6-415. PETITION AND ORDER FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES

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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 6-415
RULE 6-415. PETITION AND ORDER FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES
When a petition for funeral expenses is required by law, it shall be filed in the following form:
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PETITION AND ORDER FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES
I hereby request allowance of funeral expenses and I state that:
(1) The expenses are as follows (or as set forth in the attached statement or invoice): __________.
(2) The estate is (solvent) (insolvent).
I solemnly affirm under the penalties of perjury that the contents of this document are true to the best of my knowledge, information, and belief.
Date:
 
 
 
Personal Representative(s)
 
Attorney
 
Address
 
 
Telephone Number
 
Facsimile Number
 
E-mail Address
CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE
I hereby certify that on this __________ day of __________ (month), __________ (year), I delivered or mailed, postage prepaid, a copy of the foregoing Petition to the following persons: __________ (name and address).
 
 
Signature
ORDER
Upon a finding that $ __________ is a reasonable amount for funeral expenses, according to the condition and circumstances of the decedent, it is this __________ day of __________ (month), __________ (year),
ORDERED, by the Orphans' Court for __________ County, that this sum is allowed.
 
 
 
 
 
 
JUDGES
Cross reference: Code, Estates and Trusts Article, §§ 7-401(i) and 8-106. For limitations on the amount of allowable funeral expenses, see Code, Estates and Trusts Article, § 8-106(b).

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[Adopted June 28, 1990, eff. Jan. 1, 1991. Amended May 9, 2000, eff. July 1, 2000; Nov. 8, 2005, eff. Jan. 1, 2006; Sept. 17, 2015, eff. Jan. 1, 2016.]
MD Rules, Rule 6-415, MD R DEC EST Rule 6-415
Current with amendments received through May 15, 2022. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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