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§ 18-102. Purpose and construction of title

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, § 18-102
§ 18-102. Purpose and construction of title
(a) The purpose of this title is to assist adults by:
(1) Obtaining support for the adult in making, communicating, or effectuating decisions that correspond to the will, preferences, and choices of the adult; and
(2) Preventing the need for the appointment of a substitute decision maker for the adult, including a guardian of the person or property.
(b) This title shall be liberally construed and applied to promote its underlying purposes and policies.


Added by Acts 2022, c. 631, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2022.
MD Code, Estates and Trusts, § 18-102, MD EST & TRST § 18-102
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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