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Report: MD Needs to Overhaul Child-Support System

Report: MD Needs to Overhaul Child-Support System BALTIMORE – Maryland needs to overhaul its child-support system, according to a new report by the Abell Foundation.

The report says the combination of high child-support amounts and tough enforcement tools has done more harm than good for lower-income Maryland families. It says the child-support amounts ordered for many low-income parents are unrealistically high, and policies around enforcement and collection are unnecessarily punitive. …(Read More)

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