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Maryland Criticized for Child Custody Policies

In 2013, lawmakers in Maryland put together a special commission in order to study how the state’s courts come to decisions regarding child custody. Over an 18-month period of time, the commission listened to judges, mental health professionals and family law attorneys. The commission’s final report was issued in 2014. Despite this, state reforms have…

How to calculate what you will pay (or receive) in child support in Maryland

How to Calculate Child Support in Maryland

Understanding Child Support in Maryland (Updated from original post on August 30, 2015)  If you’re contemplating divorce from a spouse with whom you have minor children, it is crucial for you to understand how child support in Maryland is calculated. Understanding your child support rights and responsibilities will help you determine what your household budget will look…