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§ 6-105. Commencement of functions; ratification

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEstates and TrustsEffective: October 1, 2019

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Estates and Trusts (Refs & Annos)
Title 6. The Personal Representative (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. Appointment and Issuance of Letters; Duties and Powers (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2019
MD Code, Estates and Trusts, § 6-105
§ 6-105. Commencement of functions; ratification
When letters are issued
(a) The duties and powers of a personal representative commence on the issuance of the personal representative's letters, but when done in good faith, the personal representative's acts occurring before appointment have the same effect as those occurring after.
Acts of others
(b) A personal representative may ratify and accept acts done on behalf of the estate by others if the acts would have been proper for a personal representative.


Added by Acts 1974, c. 11, § 2, eff. July 1, 1974. Amended by Acts 2019, c. 197, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2019.
Formerly Art. 93, § 6-105.
MD Code, Estates and Trusts, § 6-105, MD EST & TRST § 6-105
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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