2021 Maryland Statutes
Family Law
Title 4 - Spouses
Subtitle 2 - Spouses' and Third Persons' Rights
Section 4-203 - Right of Married Woman to Hold, Use, and Dispose of Property

    (a)    A married woman, as if she were unmarried:

        (1)    holds her property for her separate use; and

        (2)    may dispose of her property independently.

    (b)    (1)    A married woman may appoint by deed or may petition an equity court to appoint a trustee to hold, use, or dispose of the property on behalf of the married woman.

        (2)    The court shall state in the appointment the powers of the trustee.

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