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§ 14.5-303. Minors or disabled persons

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEstates and TrustsEffective: October 1, 2016

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Estates and Trusts (Refs & Annos)
Title 14.5. Maryland Trust Act (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Representation (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2016
MD Code, Estates and Trusts, § 14.5-303
§ 14.5-303. Minors or disabled persons
To the extent there is no conflict of interest between the representative and the person represented or among those being represented with respect to a particular question or dispute:
(1) A guardian of the property may represent and bind the minor or disabled person;
(2) A guardian of the person may represent and bind the minor or disabled person if a guardian of the property has not been appointed;
(3) An agent having specific authority to act with respect to trust matters may represent and bind the principal;
(4) A trustee of a trust that is a beneficiary of another trust may represent and bind the beneficiaries of the trust that is the beneficiary of the other trust;
(5) A personal representative of the estate of a decedent that is a beneficiary of a trust may represent and bind interested persons in the estate;
(6) A parent may represent and bind the minor, incapacitated, unborn, or unknown child of the parent or child of the parent whose location is unknown and not reasonably ascertainable if a guardian of the property or guardian of the person for the child has not been appointed; and
(7) If a minor, an incapacitated, unborn, or unknown individual or an individual whose location is unknown and not reasonably ascertainable is not otherwise represented under this section, a grandparent or more remote ancestor may represent and bind the individual.

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Added by Acts 2014, c. 585, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 2015. Amended by Acts 2016, c. 562, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2016; Acts 2016, c. 563, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2016.
MD Code, Estates and Trusts, § 14.5-303, MD EST & TRST § 14.5-303
Current through legislation effective through June 1, 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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