Md. Code, Est. & Trusts § 1-209

Current with changes from the 2021 Legislative Session through Ch. 254, effective on or before 6/1/2021
Section 1-209 - Issue
(a) In construing all provisions of the estates of decedents law and, unless a contrary intention is indicated, in construing the terms of a will, issue means every living lineal descendant except a lineal descendant of a living lineal descendant.
(b) A person who is treated as a child of a person pursuant to §§ 1-205 through 1-208 of this subtitle shall be considered for all purposes as:
(1) A lineal descendant of the person; and
(2) Except as provided in subsection (a) of this section, a lineal descendant of all persons of whom the person is a lineal descendant.

Md. Code, ET § 1-209

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