2018 Maryland Code
Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Title 6 - Personal Jurisdiction, Venue, Process and Practice
Subtitle 4 - Practice in General
§ 6-406. Actions by and against unincorporated associations

  • (a) In general. -- An unincorporated association, joint stock company, or other group which has a recognized group name may sue or be sued in the group name on any cause of action affecting the common property, rights, and liabilities of the group.

  • (b) Force and effect. -- An action under this section:

    • (1) Has the same force and effect with respect to the common property, rights, and liabilities of the group as if all members of the group were joined; and

    • (2) Does not abate because of any change of membership in the group or its dissolution.

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