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Legal Information: Maryland

Statutes: Maryland

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Updated: 
August 13, 2019

§ 9.5-309. Service of petition and order

Except as otherwise provided in § 9.5-311 of this subtitle, the petition and order must be served, by any method authorized by the law of this State, on the respondent and any person who has physical custody of the child.