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§ 18-106. Supporter qualifications

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEstates and TrustsEffective: October 1, 2022

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Estates and Trusts (Refs & Annos)
Title 18. Supported Decision Making (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2022
MD Code, Estates and Trusts, § 18-106
§ 18-106. Supporter qualifications
Supporter may be any person chosen by adult
(a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, a supporter may be any person chosen by the adult.
Individuals disqualified from acting as supporter
(b) The following individuals are disqualified from acting as a supporter:
(1) A minor;
(2) An individual against whom the adult has obtained a peace order or a protective order;
(3) An individual who has been convicted of financial exploitation under Title 13, Subtitle 6 of this article; and
(4) An individual who is the subject of a civil or criminal order prohibiting contact with the adult.
Resignation of supporter
(c) A supporter may resign as a supporter by written or oral notice to the adult, any remaining supporters of the adult named in the agreement, and any third parties who have the agreement on file.
Suspension of authority given to supporter
(d) If a supporter resigns, dies, becomes incapable, or becomes for any other reason unable to act as a supporter and there is no alternate supporter, the authority given to the supporter is suspended.

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Added by Acts 2022, c. 631, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2022.
MD Code, Estates and Trusts, § 18-106, MD EST & TRST § 18-106
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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