Child Support FAQs
When does child support begin?
Who is covered?
I just lost my job. Will the Court go back to date I was terminated?
How does Maryland determine child support?
(A) preexisting child support actually paid;
(B) health insurance premiums;
(C) alimony (either paid in your current case or another case you are involved in);
(D) Work-related child care expenses (Daycare, After school, etc.;
(E) extraordinary medical expenses;
(F) additional expenses (which may include: special or private school, transportation between parents' homes)
How do I determine "Actual income"?
"Actual income," consists of but not limed to:
(E) Dividend income;
(F) Pension income;
(G) Interest income;
(H) Trust income;
(I) Annuity income;
(J) Social Security benefits;
(K) Workers' compensation benefits;
(L) Unemployment insurance benefits;
(M) Disability insurance benefits;
(N) Alimony or maintenance received.
(O) Regular payments received from a relative (You parents send you money every month);
(P) Other fringe benefits from employment, i.e. automobile, cell phone, cable or internet service etc. that you might have paid for even if you did not have your current job)
What about overtime?
Will they consider private school?
What is the formula for Maryland Child Support Guidelines?
What is shared custody?
What if obligor quits his job to avoid paying Child support?
Divorce Financial Worksheet and Child Calculator as used by Courts in Maryland. This is the actual Program used by Judges and MastersBy Belli, Weil & Grozbean, P.C.
Our family law section is headed by STUART H. GROZBEAN. Mr. Grozbean was named to "Who's Who" in 1998, 1999, 2000. He is now a life member of "Who's Who", a prestigious national recognition of outstanding professionals in the United States. He is also the developer of the child support guidelines program in Maryland. His program is widely used by Judges, Masters and Lawyers in Maryland.
Mr. Grozbean has been quoted in the Washington Post, USA Today and on various television and news channels.
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