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RULE 10-110. COMBINATION OF GUARDIANSHIP PETITIONS

West's Annotated Code of MarylandMaryland RulesEffective: January 1, 2020

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 10. Guardians and Other Fiduciaries
Chapter 100. General Provisions
Effective: January 1, 2020
MD Rules, Rule 10-110
RULE 10-110. COMBINATION OF GUARDIANSHIP PETITIONS
(a) Person and Property. A petition for the appointment of a guardian of the person of a minor or alleged disabled person also may include a request for the appointment of a guardian of the person's property, and vice versa.
(b) Multiple Persons.
(1) Alleged Disabled Persons. If guardianship of more than one alleged disabled person is sought, a separate petition shall be filed for each alleged disabled person.
(2) Minors. If guardianship of more than one minor is sought, a separate petition shall be filed for each minor, except that a petition may include a request for guardianship of two or more similarly situated full siblings.
Committee note: If guardianship of minor siblings is granted, the court should enter a separate order for each minor.
Source: This Rule is derived in part from former Rule R71 a, and is in part new.

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[Adopted June 5, 1996, eff. Jan. 1, 1997. Amended Nov. 19, 2019, eff. Jan. 1, 2020.]

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HISTORICAL NOTES
Derivation:
Maryland Rule of Procedure R71, revised eff. Feb. 2, 1970, amended eff. July 1, 1974, related to applications for appointment, rescinded June 5, 1996, eff. Jan. 1, 1997.
2019 Orders
The November 19, 2019 order added a requirement that a separate petition be filed for each alleged disabled person or each minor as to whom a guardianship is sought with an exception for similarly situated full siblings who are minors; added a Committee note; and made stylistic changes.
MD Rules, Rule 10-110, MD R GUARD AND FIDUCIARIES Rule 10-110
Current with amendments received through July 15, 2020.
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