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§ 5-327. Failed conditional placement during guardianship

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, § 5-327
§ 5-327. Failed conditional placement during guardianship
If, after a juvenile court grants guardianship, a party becomes aware that a condition of consent to the guardianship may not be fulfilled:
(1) the party promptly shall:
(i) file notice with the juvenile court;
(ii) give notice to all of the other parties; and
(iii) if consent was received from a governmental unit or person who is not a party, give notice to that unit or person;
(2) the juvenile court shall schedule a hearing to occur within 30 days after the filing of the notice; and
(3) if the party, unit, or person whose condition cannot be fulfilled fails to enter into a new consent, the juvenile court shall:
(i) set aside the guardianship order;
(ii) set the case in for a prompt trial on the merits of the guardianship petition; and
(iii) reopen the CINA case for review as required under Title 3, Subtitle 8 of the Courts Article.


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, § 5-327, MD FAMILY § 5-327
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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