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If you are going through the divorce process and share children with your spouse, then the judge will order one of you to pay child support. Generally, the noncustodial parent must make these payments since the custodial parent pays for most of the children’s needs, given the amount of time they spend together.

At Matthew Penick Law in Queen Anne’s County, our Queen Anne's County child support attorney has more than a decade of experience and a commitment to helping families navigate some of the most complex and difficult legal issues they will ever face.

Contact Matthew Penick Law online or call (410) 618-0863 today to set up a free consultation with our trusted child support lawyer in Queen Anne’s County.

How Does the Court Calculate Child Support in Maryland?

To begin with, the Child Support Guidelines estimate the amount of income both parents would spend on their child if they lived together. The guidelines utilize the following when making this estimation:

  1. The actual and adjusted incomes of each parent.
  1. The addition of the combination of each parent's income into a guidelines chart. This step helps to determine the basic support obligation to the child.
  1. The addition of health and childcare expenses into the guidelines chart. This step determines the total amount of the child support obligation.
  1. The court determines the percentage of child support the non-custodial parent will pay the custodial parent based on the factors in the chart, and is still paid when there is shared custody.

Contact Our Queen Anne's County Child Support Attorney Today

Every parent wants to ensure their children receive the care they need and deserve. At Matthew Penick Law on Kent Island, our family law team will help you fight for a child support order you believe will protect their best interests and meet their needs.

With more than a decade of experience on our side, you can rely on our ability to provide exceptional legal representation to help you achieve your goals.

Get started today! Contact our law office at (410) 618-0863 to schedule a free consultation with a Queen Anne's County child support lawyer.



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