Immunity for Persons Who Report Child Abuse and Neglect - Maryland

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Immunity for Making Reports

Citation: Fam. Law § 5-708

Any person who makes or participates in making a report of abuse or neglect under §§ 5-704, 5-705, or 5-705.1 shall have immunity from civil liability or criminal penalty.

Additional Provisions of Immunity

Citation: Fam. Law § 5-708

Any person who participates in an investigation or a resulting judicial proceeding shall have immunity from civil liability or criminal penalty.

Limitations to Immunity

This issue is not addressed in the statutes reviewed.