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Collecting Child Support in Maryland When the Parent Doesn’t Want to Pay

Unfortunately for some parents, having a child support agreement in place is not enough to get the other party to pay. Whether the other parent believes that the set amount is too high or they are refusing to pay outright, how can you go about ...

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Parenthood and Finance: Smart Tips for Planning Ahead

Financial planning can be complicated and hard to understand. But when you’re a parent, it can easily become more difficult due to the added pressure of including your children in your plan. After all, now you need to save up for college, pay ...

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What Are a Father’s Rights in Maryland?

  You care for your children, and you want to ensure that they are able to maintain a successful relationship with you even after divorce or a custody dispute. Even with the changes in modern family dynamics that have taken place over the past ...

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Can You Modify Child Support in Maryland?

  Once a child support decision has been made in court, it can be difficult to have it altered. Child support in Maryland can be changed or modified in unique circumstances with the help of a skilled attorney. Modifications to child support in ...

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12 Things That Affect Your Maryland Child Custody Case

Meta Description: Are you in the midst of a Maryland child custody case? It’s essential that you understand the key factors that will influence the judge’s decision. Keyword: Maryland Child Custody Case In a Maryland child custody case, the ...

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Guardianship vs. Third Party Custody in Maryland

While the terms “guardianship” and “custody” might seem to be synonyms, in a legal context they have distinct differences. Both terms describe the legal relationship that can exist between an adult and a dependent child. However, the ...

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Do Grandparents Have a Right to Intervene in Maryland Custody Cases?

As with many states over the past decade, Maryland custody cases often involve grandparents. If you are a grandparent looking to get legal custody of your grandchildren or your parent is seeking legal custody of your child, there are many factors ...

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Switching Schools for Children in Joint Custody

Divorce can be hard enough on children. Switching schools to accommodate one parent’s new living situation can make it even more difficult. Maryland courts tend to limit changes to a child’s day-to-day routine to maintain stability. If the child ...

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Preventing a Custodial Parent from Relocating your Child

It can be incredibly frustrating and if you do not have sole custody of your child and your former spouse or co-parent wants to move your child out of state. While it can be challenging for a non-custodial parent to prevent a child’s relocation ...

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Unhappy with Your Child Custody Agreement? Don’t Wait to Notify Maryland Courts

Parents often find that the custodial agreement that was originally arranged no longer meets their needs or is no longer in the best interest of the child. Despite being unhappy with the arrangement, they carry on because they are afraid of the hassle ...

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