2010 Maryland Code
ESTATES AND TRUSTS
TITLE 3 - INTESTATE SUCCESSION AND STATUTORY SHARES
Subtitle 1 - Intestate Succession
Section 3-102 - Share of surviving spouse.
§ 3-102. Share of surviving spouse.
(a) General.- The share of a surviving spouse shall be as provided in this section.
(b) Surviving minor child.- If there is a surviving minor child, the share shall be one-half.
(c) No surviving minor child, but surviving issue.- If there is no surviving minor child, but there is surviving issue, the share shall be the first $15,000 plus one-half of the residue.
(d) No surviving issue, but surviving parent.- If there is no surviving issue but a surviving parent, the share shall be the first $15,000 plus one-half of the residue.
(e) No surviving issue or parent.- If there is no surviving issue or parent, the share shall be the whole estate.
(f) Calculation of net estate.- For the purposes of this section, the net estate shall be calculated without a deduction for the tax as defined in § 7-308 of the Tax-General Article.
[An. Code 1957, art. 93, § 3-102; 1974, ch. 11, § 2; 1978, ch. 111; 1982, ch. 264; 1991, ch. 55, § 1.]
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