Home Table of Contents


West's Annotated Code of MarylandMaryland RulesEffective: January 1, 2023

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 11. Juvenile Causes
Chapter 400. Delinquency and Citation Proceedings (Refs & Annos)
Effective: January 1, 2023
MD Rules, Rule 11-405
(a) Authority. A child may be taken into custody in accordance with Code, Courts Article, § 3-8A-14 (a).
(b) Notice; Release; Detention. A law enforcement officer who takes a child into custody shall comply with the requirements of Code, Courts Article, §§ 3-8A-14(b) and 3-8A-14.2.
(c) Failure to Bring Child before Court. Subject to Rule 11-412 (c), if a parent, guardian, or custodian fails to bring a child before the court when directed by the court to do so, the court may issue a writ of attachment directing that the child be taken into custody and brought before the court. The court may proceed against the parent, guardian, or custodian for contempt pursuant to the Rules in Title 15, Chapter 200.
Committee note: This section does not preclude the court from the issuance of a writ of attachment for a parent, guardian, or custodian who fails to appear when ordered to do so.
Cross reference: See Title 15, Chapter 200 of these Rules concerning civil and criminal contempt.
Source: This Rule is new.


[Adopted Nov. 9, 2021, eff. Jan. 1, 2022. Amended Sept. 30, 2022, eff. Jan. 1, 2023.]
MD Rules, Rule 11-405, MD R JUV CAUSES Rule 11-405
Current with amendments received through December 1, 2023. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
End of Document