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Complexities of Child Support (even in states where there is a pre-determined formula)

Maryland, like many other states, has a statutory formula for determining child support.  Anyone can do a search online and access a “child support calculator.”  It seems simple.

But, there are many ways in which child support can be complicated (and you may need an attorney to help you determine appropriate child support).  Here are three examples:

In order to protect your rights: it is also important to know what is covered by child support and what isn’t, and how often (and when) child support needs to be updated/adjusted.  This is an example of an issue that is far more complex than it often seems on its face, and where expert advice may be necessary.

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