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§ 13-102. Prohibited acts; penalties

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, § 13-102
§ 13-102. Prohibited acts; penalties
Duty to support destitute adult child
(a) If a destitute adult child is in this State and has a parent who has or is able to earn sufficient means, the parent may not neglect or refuse to provide the destitute adult child with food, shelter, care, and clothing.
Penalties
(b) A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to a fine not exceeding $1,000 or imprisonment not exceeding 1 year, or both.

Credits

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, §§ 97, 104.
MD Code, Family Law, § 13-102, MD FAMILY § 13-102
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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