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Maryland Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings § 3-105

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(a) Upon application, the court may direct the guardian to make search for the absentee in any manner the court considers advisable, including one or more of the following methods:

(1) Inserting in one or more suitable periodicals a notice requesting information from any person having knowledge of the absentee's whereabouts;

(2) Notifying officers of justice and public welfare agencies in appropriate locations of the absentee's disappearance;  or

(3) Engaging the services of an investigating agency.

(b) The expenses of the search shall be taxed as costs and paid out of the property of the absentee.

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