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§ 11-109. Payment to designee

West's Annotated Code of MarylandFamily Law

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Family Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 11. Alimony (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Family Law, § 11-109
§ 11-109. Payment to designee
“Designee” defined
(a) In this section, “designee” means:
(1) a support enforcement agency that is authorized by law to receive alimony payments for the recipient; or
(2) a person who is designated by the court as trustee or guardian to receive alimony payments for the recipient.
Authority of court
(b) The court may order that alimony payments be made to a designee.
Duties of designee
(c) A designee shall:
(1) send the payments to the recipient; and
(2) keep a record of:
(i) the amount of each payment;
(ii) the date that each payment must be made; and
(iii) the name and address of each party.
Duties of parties
(d) Each party shall inform the designee of:
(1) any change of address; or
(2) any other fact that might affect the administration of the order.
Failure to make payments
(e) If the party who is required to pay alimony fails to make a payment, the designee or the recipient may bring an enforcement proceeding.
Representation by State's Attorney
(f) The State's Attorney may represent the designee in any enforcement proceeding that is brought under this section.


Added by Acts 1984, c. 296, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1984.
Formerly Art. 16, § 2.
MD Code, Family Law, § 11-109, MD FAMILY § 11-109
Current through legislation effective through May 16, 2022, from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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