2010 Maryland Code
ESTATES AND TRUSTS
TITLE 3 - INTESTATE SUCCESSION AND STATUTORY SHARES
Subtitle 2 - Family Allowance and Statutory Share of Surviving Spouse
Section 3-201 - Family allowance.

§ 3-201. Family allowance.
 

(a)  Surviving spouse.- The surviving spouse is entitled to receive an allowance of $5,000 for personal use. 

(b)  Children.- An allowance of $2,500 for the use of each unmarried child of the decedent who has not attained the age of 18 years at the time of the death of the decedent shall be paid by the personal representative as provided in § 13-501 of this article. 
 

[An. Code 1957, art. 93, § 3-201; 1974, ch. 11, § 2; 1976, ch. 155; 1981, ch. 289; 1988, ch. 2, § 4; 1991, ch. 645.] 
 
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