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§ 6-103.2. Jurisdiction over nonresidents relating to paternity actions

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCourts and Judicial Proceedings

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Title 6. Personal Jurisdiction, Venue, Process and Practice (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. Bases of Personal Jurisdiction (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 6-103.2
§ 6-103.2. Jurisdiction over nonresidents relating to paternity actions
A court may exercise personal jurisdiction over a nonresident defendant alleged to be the father in a paternity proceeding if:
(1) The mother resides in this State at the time the suit is filed;
(2) The nonresident alleged father personally has been served with process in accordance with the Maryland Rules; and
(3) The act of conception is alleged to have occurred in this State.

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Added by Acts 1980, c. 414. Amended by Acts 1984, c. 369, § 2.
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 6-103.2, MD CTS & JUD PRO § 6-103.2
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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