§ 9-302. Jurisdiction over custody and visitation
- (a) Authority of court. — An equity court has jurisdiction over custody and visitation of a child who is removed from this State by a parent of the child, if:
- (1) the parents are separated or divorced and this State was:
- (2) 1 of the parents was a resident of this State when the child was removed and that parent continues to reside in this State; and
- (b) Effect of section. — This section does not affect any other basis of an equity court’s jurisdiction over custody and visitation of a child.
Md. Code Ann., Fam. Law § 9-302