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Article - Estates and Trusts




§11–114.

    (a)    Unless good cause is shown for the appointment, a court may not appoint, as a guardian of the person of a minor or disabled person, a person who has been convicted of:

        (1)    A felony;

        (2)    A crime of violence, as defined in § 14–101 of the Criminal Law Article;

        (3)    Assault in the second degree; or

        (4)    A sexual offense in the third or fourth degree or attempted rape or sexual offense in the third or fourth degree.

    (b)    Unless good cause is shown for the appointment, a court may not appoint, as a guardian of the property of a minor or disabled person, a person who has been convicted of a crime that reflects adversely on an individual’s honesty, trustworthiness, or fitness to perform the duties of a guardian of the property of a minor or disabled person, including fraud, extortion, embezzlement, forgery, perjury, and theft.



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