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§ 5-322. Grant of guardianship--Consensual

West's Annotated Code of MarylandFamily Law

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Family Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 5. Children (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Guardianship to and Adoption Through Local Department (Refs & Annos)
Part II. Guardianship (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Family Law, § 5-322
§ 5-322. Grant of guardianship--Consensual
(a) If all consents for guardianship of a child have been given in accordance with this subtitle and the child has not objected, a juvenile court may enter an order for guardianship.
(b)(1) Within 5 days after entry of an order under this section, a juvenile court shall give notice of the order to:
(i) each party or, if represented, counsel;
(ii) each of the child's living parents who has not waived the right to notice;
(iii) each living parent's last attorney of record in the CINA case; and
(iv) the child's last attorney of record in the CINA case.
(2) Notice under this subsection shall be by first-class mail.
(3) Notice to a party under this subsection shall be sent to the party's last address known to the juvenile court.


Added by Acts 2005, c. 464, § 3, eff. Jan. 1, 2006. Amended by Acts 2006, c. 365, § 2, eff. June 1, 2006.
MD Code, Family Law, § 5-322, MD FAMILY § 5-322
Current through legislation effective through April 9, 2023, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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