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RULE 11-403. CONFIDENTIALITY OF RECORDS

West's Annotated Code of MarylandMaryland RulesEffective: January 1, 2022

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 11. Juvenile Causes
Chapter 400. Delinquency and Citation Proceedings (Refs & Annos)
Effective: January 1, 2022
MD Rules, Rule 11-403
RULE 11-403. CONFIDENTIALITY OF RECORDS
(a) Generally. Files and records of the court in juvenile proceedings under this Chapter, including docket entries and indices, are confidential and shall not be open to inspection except by order of the court or as otherwise expressly provided by law.
(b) Sealing.
(1) Generally. On motion or petition, or on its own initiative, the court (A) may order the court records of a child sealed for good cause shown, and (B) shall order them sealed after the child has reached the age of 21 years.
(2) Opening. If sealed, court records of a child may not be opened, for any purpose, except by order of the court for good cause shown.
Cross reference: See Code, Courts Article, ยง 3-8A-27.
Source: This Rule is new.

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[Adopted Nov. 9, 2021, eff. Jan. 1, 2022.]
MD Rules, Rule 11-403, MD R JUV CAUSES Rule 11-403
Current with amendments received through December 1, 2023. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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