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§ 11-104. Alimony award against nonresident

West's Annotated Code of MarylandFamily Law

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Family Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 11. Alimony (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Family Law, § 11-104
§ 11-104. Alimony award against nonresident
In general
(a) In a proceeding for a limited or absolute divorce, the court may award to the plaintiff alimony as a part of a decree granting a divorce or alimony pendente lite, if:
(1) the bill of complaint asks for alimony and says that the defendant owns property in this State; and
(2) the court lacks or is unable to exercise personal jurisdiction over the defendant.
Limit on award
(b) Any alimony or alimony pendente lite that is awarded under this section is payable only from the property referred to in the bill of complaint or the proceeds of that property. The court may pass any order regarding the property that is necessary to make the award effective.

Credits

Added by Acts 1984, c. 296, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1984.
Formerly Art. 16, § 4.
MD Code, Family Law, § 11-104, MD FAMILY § 11-104
Current through legislation effective through May 16, 2022, from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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