Md. Code, Est. & Trusts § 6-304

Current with changes from the 2021 Legislative Session through Ch. 42
Section 6-304 - Duties of personal representative or guardian of deceased or disabled personal representative
(a) The appointment of a personal representative shall be terminated by the personal representative's death or a judicial determination of the personal representative's disability.
(b) In either case, unless there is a surviving personal representative the personal representative of a deceased personal representative or the person appointed to protect the estate of a personal representative under legal disability shall:
(1) Have the duty to protect property belonging to the estate being administered by the deceased or disabled personal representative;
(2) Have the power to perform acts necessary for the protection of property;
(3) Immediately account for and deliver the property to a successor personal representative or special administrator; and
(4) Immediately apply to the court for the appointment of a special administrator or successor personal representative to carry on the administration of the estate that was being administered by the deceased or disabled personal representative.

Md. Code, ET § 6-304

Amended by 2019 Md. Laws, Ch. 197,Sec. 1, eff. 10/1/2019.