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RULE 10-212. HEARING

West's Annotated Code of MarylandMaryland Rules

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 10. Guardians and Other Fiduciaries
Chapter 200. Guardian of Person
MD Rules, Rule 10-212
RULE 10-212. HEARING
(a) Hearing Required. The necessity for emergency protective services shall be determined by the court after a hearing.
(b) Conduct of Hearing. The person alleged to be in need of emergency protective services is entitled to be present at the hearing unless the person has knowingly and voluntarily waived the right to be present. Waiver may not be presumed from nonappearance but shall be determined on the basis of factual information supplied by the person's attorney or a representative appointed by the court. Upon motion by or on behalf of the person alleged to be in need of emergency protective services that, because of his or her disability, the person cannot attend a hearing at the courthouse, the court may hold the hearing at a place to which the person has reasonable access. The person has a right to counsel and to present evidence and cross-examine witnesses.
Source: This Rule is derived from Code, Estates and Trusts Article, ยง 13-709(f).

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[Adopted June 5, 1996, eff. Jan. 1, 1997.]
MD Rules, Rule 10-212, MD R GUARD AND FIDUCIARIES Rule 10-212
Current with amendments received through May 15, 2022. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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