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§ 8-202. Determination of property ownership

West's Annotated Code of MarylandFamily Law

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Family Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 8. Deeds, Agreements, and Settlements Between Spouses; Property Disposition in Divorce and Annulment (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. Property Disposition in Annulment and Divorce (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Family Law, § 8-202
§ 8-202. Determination of property ownership
Determination of ownership
(a)(1) When the court grants an annulment or a limited or absolute divorce, the court may resolve any dispute between the parties with respect to the ownership of personal property.
(2) When the court grants an annulment or an absolute divorce, the court may resolve any dispute between the parties with respect to the ownership of real property.
(3) Except as provided in § 8-205 of this subtitle, the court may not transfer the ownership of personal or real property from one party to the other.
Decree and order
(b) When the court determines the ownership of personal or real property, the court may:
(1) grant a decree that states what the ownership interest of each party is; and
(2) as to any property owned by both of the parties, order a partition or a sale instead of partition and a division of the proceeds.

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Added by Acts 1984, c. 296, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1984. Amended by Acts 1986, c. 765, § 1, eff. July 1, 1986; Acts 2004, c. 457, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2004; Acts 2006, c. 431, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2006.
MD Code, Family Law, § 8-202, MD FAMILY § 8-202
Current through legislation effective February 15, 2021, from the 2021 Regular Session of the General Assembly.
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