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RULE 6-432. ORDER TO ANSWER; REGISTER'S NOTICE AND SERVICE

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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 6-432
RULE 6-432. ORDER TO ANSWER; REGISTER'S NOTICE AND SERVICE
Within five days after the filing of the petition to caveat, the Register shall:
(a) issue an Order to Answer requiring the personal representative appointed as a result of the probate of the will or codicil or both being challenged, if one is currently serving, to respond to the petition to caveat within 20 days after service;
(b) serve the Order together with a copy of the petition on the personal representative by first class mail, unless the petitioner requests service by the sheriff;
(c) serve on each interested person a copy of the Notice of Caveat by first class mail, and if no personal representative appointed under the will or codicil or both is currently serving, furnish with the notice a copy of the petition to caveat; and
(d) publish the Public Notice of Caveat once a week for two successive weeks in a newspaper of general circulation in the county where the petition to caveat is filed.

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[Adopted June 28, 1990, eff. Jan. 1, 1991; Dec. 13, 2016, eff. Apr. 1, 2017.]
MD Rules, Rule 6-432, MD R DEC EST Rule 6-432
Current with amendments received through May 15, 2022. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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