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Child Support

In 2010, Maryland adopted new child support guidelines, derived from a formula based on the proportion of each parent's income, custody agreements, any special needs of the children and other complex factors. Our attorneys will help you understand what factors apply to you and your situation and help ensure that you and your child's rights are protected.

When ordering child support, among other things, the court can consider the income of the parents, the cost of health insurance for the children, whether there are any work-related or other child care costs, and whether the child has significant medical expenses or special needs.

If there is an existing child support order, and there is a material change in circumstances, the court can modify the original order to raise or lower child support payments. A material change in circumstance can be a job loss or promotion, remarriage, health issues of either party or the child, and changes in custody.

To speak with an experienced child support attorney, contact Long Badger & Sheller LLP today. Call 410-202-2039 for assistance or contact us by email.

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