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RULE 10-113. DISQUALIFYING OFFENSES; WAIVER

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West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 10. Guardians and Other Fiduciaries
Chapter 100. General Provisions
MD Rules, Rule 10-113
RULE 10-113. DISQUALIFYING OFFENSES; WAIVER
(a) Opportunity to Show Good Cause. Upon request, a proposed guardian who has been convicted of a disqualifying offense under Code, Estates and Trusts Article, § 11-114 shall be given an opportunity to show good cause why he or she should be appointed guardian notwithstanding the conviction.
(b) Factors for Court to Consider. In determining whether good cause exists to appoint the proposed guardian notwithstanding the conviction, the court shall consider, among other relevant factors:
(1) the nature of the offense;
(2) the time elapsed since the conviction;
(3) the conduct of the proposed guardian since the conviction;
(4) the relationship, if any, between the proposed guardian and the minor or disabled person; and
(5) any special vulnerability of the minor or disabled person.
Source: This Rule is new.

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[Adopted Oct. 10, 2017, eff. Jan. 1, 2018.]
MD Rules, Rule 10-113, MD R GUARD AND FIDUCIARIES Rule 10-113
Current with amendments received through August 1, 2020.
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