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§ 5-1025. Trial to be held after birth of child

West's Annotated Code of MarylandFamily Law

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Family Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 5. Children (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 10. Paternity Proceedings (Refs & Annos)
Part V. Hearing on Complaint (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Family Law, § 5-1025
§ 5-1025. Trial to be held after birth of child
In general
(a) The trial may not be held until after the birth of the child who is the subject of the proceeding.
Pretrial bond; preliminary proceedings
(b) If a complaint is filed before the birth of the child, then, until the trial is held, the court may:
(1) order the alleged father or the pregnant woman to give bond, as provided in § 5-1014 of this subtitle, conditioned on the party:
(i) appearing in the proceeding; and
(ii) complying with any further orders of the court;
(2) increase or decrease any bond previously given by the alleged father or the pregnant woman; and
(3) conduct any other preliminary proceeding that the court considers just and proper.


Added by Acts 1984, c. 296, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1984.
Formerly Art. 16, § 66F.
MD Code, Family Law, § 5-1025, MD FAMILY § 5-1025
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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