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§ 6-201. County where defendant resides or carries on business

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 2. Venue (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 6-201
§ 6-201. County where defendant resides or carries on business
In general
(a) Subject to the provisions of §§ 6-202 and 6-203 of this subtitle and unless otherwise provided by law, a civil action shall be brought in a county where the defendant resides, carries on a regular business, is employed, or habitually engages in a vocation. In addition, a corporation also may be sued where it maintains its principal offices in the State.
Multiple defendants
(b) If there is more than one defendant, and there is no single venue applicable to all defendants, under subsection (a) of this section, all may be sued in a county in which any one of them could be sued, or in the county where the cause of action arose.

Credits

Added by Acts 1973, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 2, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1974. Amended by Acts 2006, c. 44, § 6, eff. April 8, 2006.
Formerly Art. 16, §§ 100, 101; Art. 50, § 5; Art. 75, §§ 75, 75A.
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 6-201, MD CTS & JUD PRO § 6-201
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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