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Maryland Code, Criminal Law § 8-701

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(a) A person may not willfully or corruptly embezzle, steal, destroy, withdraw, impair, or alter a will, codicil, deed, land patent or assignment of a land patent, or a writ of administration, return, record, or part of any of those documents if as a result of that act the estate or right of any person may be defeated, injured, or altered.

(b) A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment for not less than 3 years and not exceeding 7 years.

(c) A person who violates this section is subject to § 5-106(b) of the Courts Article.

Cite this article: - Maryland Code, Criminal Law § 8-701 - last updated December 31, 2021 |

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