2023 Maryland Statutes
Estates and Trusts
Title 17 - Maryland General and Limited Power of Attorney Act
Subtitle 1 - General Provisions
Section 17-102 - Agent Not Required to Make Disclosures Except on Request of Court or Certain Parties

    (a)    Except as otherwise provided in a power of attorney, an agent is not required to disclose receipts, disbursements, or transactions conducted on behalf of the principal unless ordered by a court or requested by the principal, a guardian, a conservator, another fiduciary acting for the principal, a governmental agency having authority to protect the welfare of the principal, or, on the death of the principal, by the personal representative or successor in interest of the principal’s estate.

    (b)    (1)    If a request as described in subsection (a) of this section is made, within 30 days after the request is made, the agent shall comply with the request or provide a writing or other record substantiating why additional time is needed and shall comply with the request within an additional 30 days.

        (2)    A principal or an interested person may file a petition under Title 15, Chapter 500 of the Maryland Rules in the circuit court for the county in which the power of attorney is recorded to enjoin an agent to comply with this section.

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