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§ 9-102. Visitation by grandparents

West's Annotated Code of MarylandFamily Law

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Family Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 9. Child Custody and Visitation (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. In General (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Family Law, § 9-102
§ 9-102. Visitation by grandparents
An equity court may:
(1) consider a petition for reasonable visitation of a grandchild by a grandparent; and
(2) if the court finds it to be in the best interests of the child, grant visitation rights to the grandparent.

Credits

Added as Family Law § 9-101 by Acts 1984, c. 296, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1984. Renumbered as Family Law § 9-102 by Acts 1984, c. 529, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1984. Amended by Acts 1991, c. 247, § 1, eff. July 1, 1991; Acts 1993, c. 252, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1993.

Editors' Notes

VALIDITY
<For validity of section, see Koshko v. Haining, 398 Md. 404, 921 A.2d 171, and Brice v. Brice, 133 Md.App. 302, 754 A.2d 1132.>
HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES
Prior Laws:
Family Law § 9-102, added by Acts 1984, c. 296, § 2, related to petitions by child to change custody, renumbered as Family Law § 9-103 by Acts 1984, c. 529, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1984.
MD Code, Family Law, § 9-102, MD FAMILY § 9-102
Current through legislation effective June 1, 2020, from the 2020 Regular Session of the General Assembly.
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