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§ 10-323. Pleadings and accompanying documents

West's Annotated Code of MarylandFamily LawEffective: July 1, 2015

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Family Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 10. Support in General (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Maryland Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (Refs & Annos)
Part III. Civil Provisions of General Application (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2015
MD Code, Family Law, § 10-323
§ 10-323. Pleadings and accompanying documents
Contents of complaint and accompanying documents
(a) In a proceeding under this subtitle, a plaintiff seeking to establish a support order, to determine parentage of a child, or to register and modify a support order of a tribunal of another state or a foreign country must file a complaint. Unless otherwise ordered under § 10-324 of this subtitle, the complaint or accompanying documents must provide, so far as known, the name, residential address, and Social Security numbers of the obligor and the obligee or the parent and alleged parent, and the name, sex, residential address, Social Security number, and date of birth of each child for whose benefit support is sought or whose parentage is to be determined. Unless filed at the time of registration, the complaint must be accompanied by a copy of any support order known to have been issued by another tribunal. The complaint may include any other information that may assist in locating or identifying the defendant.
Intent of complaint and form of documents
(b) The complaint must specify the relief sought. The complaint and accompanying documents must conform substantially with the requirements imposed by the forms mandated by federal law for use in cases filed by a support enforcement agency.

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Added as Family Law § 10-320 by Acts 1996, c. 667, § 2, eff. Jan. 1, 1997. Renumbered as Family Law § 10-323 by Acts 1997, c. 609, § 1, eff. July 1, 1997. Amended by Acts 1997, c. 609, § 1, eff. July 1, 1997; Acts 2008, c. 522, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2008; Acts 2015, c. 308, § 2, eff. July 1, 2015.
MD Code, Family Law, § 10-323, MD FAMILY § 10-323
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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