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RULE 10-109. TRANSFER OF ACTION

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West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 10. Guardians and Other Fiduciaries
Chapter 100. General Provisions
MD Rules, Rule 10-109
RULE 10-109. TRANSFER OF ACTION
(a) Proceedings Initiated in the Orphans' Court. Upon the petition of an interested person, the Orphans' Court may transfer a guardianship or protective proceeding for a minor to the circuit court.
Cross reference: Code, Estates and Trusts Article, § 13-105(a); 92 Op.Atty.Gen. 009 (March 20, 1992).
(b) Other Proceedings. During the course of an action, the court, on its own initiative or on the petition of an interested person, may transfer the action to any other circuit court if the transfer (1) is in the best interest of the minor or alleged disabled person; or (2) serves the convenience of the guardian, fiduciary, and other interested persons and witnesses, is not inconsistent with the best interest of the minor or alleged disabled person, and serves the interest of justice.
Source: This Rule is derived from former Rule R72 d and Code, Estates and Trusts Article, § 13-105(a).

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[Adopted June 5, 1996, eff. Jan. 1, 1997.]
MD Rules, Rule 10-109, MD R GUARD AND FIDUCIARIES Rule 10-109
Current with amendments received through August 1, 2020.
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