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(a) Unless the maker of a will gives instruction to the person keeping the will for safe custody, a person who receives a will for safe custody may not:
(1) destroy the will; or
(2) after the person learns of the death of the maker, willfully hide the will for a period of 6 months.
(b) A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment for not less than 18 months and not exceeding 15 years.
(c) A person who violates this section is subject to § 5-106(b) of the Courts Article.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Maryland Code, Criminal Law § 8-702 - last updated December 31, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/md/criminal-law/md-code-crim-law-sect-8-702/
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