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FORM NO. 4. DOMESTIC RELATIONS DEFINITIONS

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FORM NO. 4. DOMESTIC RELATIONS DEFINITIONS
(a) Employer means any person that has compensated, or is obligated to compensate, you for services. (Standard Domestic Relations Definition (a).)
(b) Fringe benefits include: (1) contributions made by your employer to health insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, pension, profit sharing, or retirement plans; and (2) employer reimbursements or payments that reduce your personal living expenses such as use of a company car, expense accounts, and housing. (Standard Domestic Relations Definition (b).)
(c) Property includes:
(1) accounts in any financial institution or brokerage, including certificates of deposit;
(2) cash;
(3) debts owed to you, secured or unsecured, actual or contingent;
(4) home furnishings, jewelry, furs, stamp or coin collections, antiques, and works of art;
(5) intellectual property, including patents, royalties, and copyrights;
(6) interests in any entity, including partnerships, joint ventures, and corporations;
(7) interests in improved or unimproved real property, including leaseholds, condominiums, and time share interests;
(8) life insurance and annuities;
(9) military or federal retirement benefits;
(10) pension plans, profit sharing plans, individual retirement accounts, and retirement plans;
(11) securities, including stocks, bonds, mutual funds, United States Government obligations, options, and debentures;
(12) vehicles, boats, aircraft, equipment, machinery, crops, livestock, and poultry;
(13) workers' compensation claims and tort or contract claims against another; and
(14) any other interest or asset. (Standard Domestic Relations Definition (c).)
(d) Wages include hourly wages, salary, bonuses, tips, incentive awards, fees, commissions, self-employment income, and overtime pay. (Standard Domestic Relations Definition (d).)
Committee note: These definitions, in addition to the General Definitions, are designed to be used in domestic relations cases.

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[Adopted Jan. 18, 1996, eff. July 1, 1996.]
MD Rules, Form No. 4, MD R RCP CIR CT Form No. 4
Current with amendments received through February 1, 2019.
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