Md. Code, Est. & Trusts § 3-206

Current with changes from the 2021 Legislative Session through Ch. 42
Section 3-206 - Time limitation for making election; withdrawal
(a)
(1) The election by a surviving spouse to take an elective share shall be made within the later of:
(i) Nine months after the date of the decedent's death; or
(ii) Six months after the first appointment of a personal representative under a will.
(2)
(i) Within the period for making an election, the surviving spouse may file with the court a petition for an extension of time, with a copy given to the personal representative.
(ii) For good cause shown, the court may extend the time for election for a period not to exceed three months at a time.
(b) The surviving spouse may withdraw the election at any time before the expiration of the time for making the election to take an elective share.

Md. Code, ET § 3-206

Repealed by 2019 Md. Laws, Ch. 435,Sec. 1, eff. 10/1/2020.