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§ 5-3A-13. Petition

West's Annotated Code of MarylandFamily Law

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Family Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 5. Children (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3a. Private Agency Guardianship and Adoption (Refs & Annos)
Part II. Guardianship Proceeding (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Family Law, § 5-3A-13
§ 5-3A-13. Petition
(a) Only a child placement agency may petition for guardianship under this subtitle.
(b) A court may grant guardianship under this subtitle only for a minor.
(c) A petitioner shall attach to a petition:
(1) all written consents for the guardianship that the petitioner has; and
(2) if applicable:
(i) proof of guardianship or relinquishment of parental rights granted by an administrative, executive, or judicial body of a state or other jurisdiction; and
(ii) certification that the guardianship or relinquishment was granted in compliance with the jurisdiction's laws.


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, § 5-3A-13, MD FAMILY § 5-3A-13
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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