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Legal Statutes: Maryland

UPDATED April 19, 2017

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Subtitle 3. Enforcement

back to top§ 9.5-304. Temporary visitation

In general

(a) A court of this State that does not have jurisdiction to modify a child custody determination may issue a temporary order enforcing:

(1) a visitation schedule made by a court of another state; or
(2) the visitation provisions of a child custody determination of another state that does not provide for a specific visitation schedule.

Time effective


(b)(1) If a court of this State makes an order under subsection (a)(2) of this section, it shall specify in the order a period that it considers adequate to allow the petitioner to obtain an order from a court having jurisdiction under the criteria specified in Subtitle 2 of this title.

(2) The order remains in effect until an order is obtained from the other court or the period expires.
Added by Acts 2004, c. 502, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2004.