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Where and how do you file a form for a person in the state of Maryland missing over seven years as presumed dead? all online search apps come up with the same result of no known activity since filing missing persons report with police over seven years ago.

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Not yet

Lawyer's Assistant: What steps have been taken so far?

Filing with the police, follow-up on last addresses. the last address known i checked at four years ago, the person said they the person died.

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That's all i have to work with.

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Lawyer: Ray, Lawyer replied 3 months ago

Check here to see if they died

https://www.searchquarry.com/maryland-death-records/

If you are trying to declare them dead this is a civil suit and you need lawyer to file that and present it to judge.

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