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§ 5-3A-24. Failed conditional consent 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 3a. Private Agency Guardianship and Adoption (Refs & Annos)
Part II. Guardianship Proceeding (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Family Law, § 5-3A-24
§ 5-3A-24. Failed conditional consent during guardianship
If a petitioner becomes aware, after a court rules on a petition, that a condition of consent under § 5-3A-18(b) of this subtitle cannot be fulfilled, the petitioner promptly shall:
(1) file notice with the court;
(2) give notice to all of the other parties;
(3) if consent was received from a governmental unit or person who is not a party, give notice to that unit or person; and
(4)(i) if the unit or person enters into a new consent, file the consent with the court;
(ii) if the unit or person fails to enter into a new consent, ask the court to set aside the guardianship order; or
(iii) if the unit or person cannot be located after exhaustion of the service requirements under § 5-3A-15 of this subtitle, ask the court to determine whether it is in the child's best interests to continue the guardianship despite the inability to fulfill the condition.


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-24, MD FAMILY § 5-3A-24
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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