Maryland Family Law Section 8-203

Article - Family Law

§ 8-203.

      (a)      In a proceeding for an annulment or an absolute divorce, if there is a dispute as to whether certain property is marital property, the court shall determine which property is marital property:

            (1)      when the court grants an annulment or an absolute divorce;

            (2)      within 90 days after the court grants an annulment or divorce, if the court expressly reserves in the annulment or divorce decree the power to make the determination; or

            (3)      after the 90-day period if:

                  (i)      the court expressly reserves in the annulment or divorce decree the power to make the determination;

                  (ii)      during the 90-day period, the court extends the time for making the determination; and

                  (iii)      the parties consent to the extension.

      (b)      In this subtitle, a military pension shall be considered in the same manner as any other pension or retirement benefit.