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Legal Statutes: Maryland

UPDATED April 19, 2017

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Subtitle 1. In General

back to top§ 9-102. Visitation by grandparents

An equity court may:

(1) consider a petition for reasonable visitation of a grandchild by a grandparent; and
(2) if the court finds it to be in the best interests of the child, grant visitation rights to the grandparent.



Added as Family Law § 9-101 by Acts 1984, c. 296, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1984. Renumbered as Family Law § 9-102 by Acts 1984, c. 529, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1984. Amended by Acts 1991, c. 247, § 1, eff. July 1, 1991; Acts 1993, c. 252, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1993.