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RULE 10-104. SHOW CAUSE ORDERS

West's Annotated Code of MarylandMaryland Rules

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 10. Guardians and Other Fiduciaries
Chapter 100. General Provisions
MD Rules, Rule 10-104
RULE 10-104. SHOW CAUSE ORDERS
Except as provided in Rules 10-209 (b), 10-213, and 10-705, upon the filing of a petition, the court shall issue a show cause order directing persons on whom it is served to show cause in writing on or before a specified date why the court should not take the action described in the order. Unless the court orders otherwise, the specified date for a response shall be 20 days after the date prescribed for service in the order. The order also shall specify who is to be served and the method of service and, if the hearing date on the petition has been set when the order is issued, the date, time, and place of the hearing. A copy of any related petition or document shall be served with a copy of the order. If required, the Advice of Rights form and the Notice to Interested Persons form also shall be served with the copy of the order.
Committee note: To the extent practicable, a hearing date should be included on the show cause order, particularly when the court has granted a request for an expedited hearing on a petition for guardianship pursuant to Rule 10-201 (f).
Source: This Rule is new.

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[Adopted June 5, 1996, eff. Jan. 1, 1997. Amended Feb. 10, 1998, eff. July 1, 1998; Dec. 4, 2018, eff. Jan. 1, 2019.]

Editors' Notes

HISTORICAL NOTES
2018 Orders
The December 4, 2018 order clarified on whom a show cause order may be served, added the words “for a response” after the word “date,” added a Committee note at the end of the Rule, and made stylistic changes.
MD Rules, Rule 10-104, MD R GUARD AND FIDUCIARIES Rule 10-104
Current with amendments received through June 1, 2019.
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