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RULE 10-205.1. APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN--CRITERIA; ORDER

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West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 10. Guardians and Other Fiduciaries
Chapter 200. Guardian of Person
MD Rules, Rule 10-205.1
RULE 10-205.1. APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN--CRITERIA; ORDER
(a) Whether to Appoint Guardian. In determining whether to appoint a guardian of the person of a minor or disabled person, the court shall apply the criteria set forth in Code, Estates and Trusts Article, § 13-705.
(b) Whom to Appoint. In determining whom to appoint as a guardian, the court shall apply the criteria set forth in Code, Estates and Trusts Article, § 13-707 and, with respect to an individual, give preference to an individual who has completed or commits to complete within 120 days or such other time that the court directs a training program in conformance with the Guidelines for Court-Appointed Guardians of the Person attached as an Appendix to the Rules in this Title.
(c) Order. An order appointing a guardian of the person shall comply with the requirements of Rule 10-108.
Cross reference: Note the requirement in Rule 10-108 (a)(1)(H) requiring the guardian to complete certain orientation and training programs.
Source: This Rule is new.

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[Adopted Oct. 10, 2017, eff. Jan. 1, 2018.]
MD Rules, Rule 10-205.1, MD R GUARD AND FIDUCIARIES Rule 10-205.1
Current with amendments received through April 1, 2018
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