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Legal Information: Maryland
§ 4-510. Nonpreclusion of remedies
(a) In general.- Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, by proceeding under this subtitle, a petitioner, including a petitioner who acts on behalf of a child or vulnerable adult, is not limited to or precluded from pursuing any other legal remedy.
(b) Peace order relief under the Courts Article.- A person eligible for relief, as defined in § 4-501 of this subtitle, is not eligible for peace order relief under Title 3, Subtitle 8A or Subtitle 15 of the Courts Article.
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