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§ 3-8A-09. Transfer of proceedings to county of residence or domicile

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCourts and Judicial Proceedings

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Title 3. Courts of General Jurisdiction--Jurisdiction/Special Causes of Action (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 8a. Juvenile Causes--Children Other than Cinas and Adults (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 3-8A-09
§ 3-8A-09. Transfer of proceedings to county of residence or domicile
County of residence or domicile of child
(a)(1) If a petition, peace order request, or citation is filed under this subtitle in a county other than the county where the child is living or domiciled, the court on its own motion or on motion of a party, may transfer the proceedings to the county of residence or domicile at any time prior to final termination of jurisdiction, except that the proceedings may not be transferred until after an adjudicatory hearing if the allegation is escape or attempted escape under § 9-404 or § 9-405 of the Criminal Law Article.
(2) In its discretion, the court to which the case is transferred may take further action.
Documents to accompany transfer
(b) Every document, social history, and record on file with the clerk of the court pertaining to the case shall accompany the transfer.

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Added as Courts and Judicial Proceedings § 3-809 by Acts 1973, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 2, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1974. Amended by Acts 1974, c. 691, § 8; Acts 1975, c. 554, §§ 1, 3; Acts 1978, c. 814; Acts 1984, c. 165; Acts 1987, c. 290; Acts 1989, c. 539, § 7; Acts 1995, c. 8, § 4, eff. June 1, 1995; Acts 2000, c. 404, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2000. Renumbered as Courts and Judicial Proceedings § 3-8A-09 and amended by Acts 2001, c. 415, § 6, eff. Oct. 1, 2001. Amended by Acts 2002, c. 406, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2002; Acts 2003, c. 21, § 1, eff. April 8, 2003.
Formerly Art. 26, § 70-5.
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 3-8A-09, MD CTS & JUD PRO § 3-8A-09
Current through legislation effective through April 9, 2023, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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