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RULE 11-425. FINAL ORDER OF TERMINATION

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 11-425
RULE 11-425. FINAL ORDER OF TERMINATION
(a) Generally. Subject to section (b) of this Rule, for good cause, the court may enter a final order terminating its jurisdiction over a respondent prior to the expiration of the court's jurisdiction by operation of law (1) on motion of a party, (2) on the court's own initiative, or (3) on the recommendation of an appropriate governmental agency exercising supervision or custody of the respondent.
Cross reference: See Code, Courts Article, § 3-8A-24, addressing the duration of an order in a delinquency or CINS case. Under subsection (c), an order under Courts Article, Title 3, Subtitle 8A “is not effective after the child becomes 21 years old.”
(b) Own Initiative; On Recommendation.
(1) Own Initiative. The court may exercise its authority under section (a) on its own initiative. If it proposes to do so, the court shall notify the parties of its intent and inform them of the right to respond and request a hearing within 10 days. The court may not terminate its jurisdiction earlier than 10 days after the issuance of the notice. If a timely request for a hearing is made, the court shall conduct a hearing.
(2) On Recommendation. The court may exercise its authority under section (a) of this Rule on written recommendation to the court by the appropriate governmental agency exercising supervision or custody of the respondent. The governmental agency making the recommendation shall (A) notify the parties of the recommendation and provide a copy of the recommendation to the parties, (B) inform the parties of the right to respond and request a hearing within 10 days from the date the notice was sent, and (C) provide a copy of the notice and recommendation to the court, accompanied by a statement of the date that notice was sent. A response or request for a hearing shall be filed with the clerk. The court may not act on the recommendation earlier than 10 days from the date that notice is issued, unless the parties consent in writing to the entry of an order implementing the recommendation. If a timely request for a hearing is made, the court shall conduct a hearing.
Source: This Rule is derived from former Rule 11-120 (2021).

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[Adopted Nov. 9, 2021, eff. Jan. 1, 2022.]
MD Rules, Rule 11-425, MD R JUV CAUSES Rule 11-425
Current with amendments received through December 1, 2023. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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