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RULE 6-444. PETITION FOR PARTITION OR SALE OF PROPERTY

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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 6-444
RULE 6-444. PETITION FOR PARTITION OR SALE OF PROPERTY
(a) Petition. When two or more heirs or legatees are entitled to distribution of undivided interests in property of the estate, the personal representative or one or more of the heirs or legatees may petition the court before the closing of the estate to order partition of the property or sale of the property in lieu of partition. The petition shall contain a brief description of the property and the relief requested. It shall be served on all interested heirs and legatees.
(b) Disposition. The court shall determine whether there shall be partition or sale and shall thereafter proceed pursuant to Title 12, Chapter 400.
Cross reference: See Code, Estates and Trusts Article, ยง 9-107 and Title 12, Chapter 400 of the Maryland Rules.

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[Adopted June 28, 1990, eff. Jan. 1, 1991. Amended June 5, 1996, eff. Jan. 1, 1997.]
MD Rules, Rule 6-444, MD R DEC EST Rule 6-444
Current with amendments received through May 15, 2022. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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