Category: Child Support

Unmarried Couples and Child Custody

Marriage rates are on the decline (divorce rates have actually declined as well), which is why it is becoming increasingly common for unmarried couples with children to rely on custody laws in Maryland. In fact, one third of children are living with an unmarried parent, according to the Pew Research Center. Some of those parents… Continued

How is Child Support Calculated in Maryland?

Child support in Maryland is a crucial financial tool for tens of thousands of children and their custodial parents across the state of Maryland. Ensuring that the amount of child support is legally adequate, and that it is paid on time, is important. But how is child support calculated? Child support is based on the… Continued