SB0096 (CH0849)

Find a 2018 Bill:

2018 Regular Session



Family Law - Divorce on Grounds of Mutual Consent - Court Appearance

Sponsored by:

Senator Norman


Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 849

Synopsis:Repealing the requirement that both parties appear before the court at an absolute divorce hearing in order for the court to decree an absolute divorce on the grounds of mutual consent.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Norman
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: SB0499 Session: 2017 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee HearingJudiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Divorce -see also- Annulment
Statutes:Article - Family Law

How a Bill Becomes Law

Legislative Lingo

Explanation of Floor Motions and Actions

May 31, 2018 1:03 P.M.