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§ 11-112. Court's power in insanity cases

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, § 11-112
§ 11-112. Court's power in insanity cases
When granting a limited divorce, an absolute divorce, or an annulment, if the court finds from the testimony of 2 or more physicians competent in psychiatry that 1 of the parties is permanently and incurably insane with no hope of recovery, then, notwithstanding any agreement between the parties, the court may require a party to:
(1) pay alimony or support for the benefit of the insane party;
(2) pay a lump sum, based on the life expectancy of the insane party and the financial condition of the other party, together with the insane party's reasonable funeral expenses; or
(3) give bond to this State conditioned on the payment for:
(i) the care and support of the insane party for the rest of the insane party's life; and
(ii) the insane party's reasonable funeral expenses.


Added as Family Law § 11-111 by Acts 1984, c. 296, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1984. Renumbered as Family Law § 11-112 by Acts 1992, c. 514, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1992.
Formerly Art. 16, § 26A.
MD Code, Family Law, § 11-112, MD FAMILY § 11-112
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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