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§ 13-107. Order to pay support

West's Annotated Code of MarylandFamily LawEffective: October 1, 2017

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Family Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 13. Support of Parents and Adult Children (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2017
MD Code, Family Law, § 13-107
§ 13-107. Order to pay support
Authority of court
(a) With the written consent of the accused individual before charging or trial, or on conviction of the individual under this subtitle, the court shall order the individual:
(1) to pay support:
(i) to the individual's destitute adult child; or
(ii) if the destitute adult child is a public charge to the agency that is authorized by law to receive these payments; and
(2) to give a bond with securities to this State, conditioned on compliance with the court's order and any modification of the order.
Determination of amount
(b) In determining the amount of support, the court shall consider the financial circumstances of the individual.
(c) The individual shall pay the support until the destitute adult child has other means of adequate support or dies.
(d) The court may modify the order.


Added by Acts 1984, c. 296, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1984. Amended by Acts 2017, c. 540, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2017; Acts 2017, c. 541, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2017.
Formerly Art. 27, §§ 101, 108.
MD Code, Family Law, § 13-107, MD FAMILY § 13-107
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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