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Maryland Child Support Information

Amount currently collected via the Maryland Child Support Enforcement Division

Total Arrearages owed $1,315,928,301.00 and Total Collected $120,289,399.00¹
9% of arrearages owed to Maryland families was collected & distributed.
33% of Maryland families do not receive their current child support.

Who is in charge of enforcing a child support order?

The Maryland Child Support Enforcement Program is a part of the Maryland Department of Human Resources. Each county has its own child support office to provide the enforcement services.

Age of Emancipation

Emancipation occurs at age 18. Child support may continue past the age of 18 if the child is still in high school then the order may continue until age 19 or graduation, whichever occurs first.

Statute of Limitations to enforce a child support order

Maryland Code Courts & Judicial Proceedings, Title 5-102 indicates there is 12 years from the date the last payment was due.

Interest

The legal rate of interest on judgments is 10% see Maryland Code - Courts & Judicial Proceedings, Title 11-1079(a).
1 Data Source: Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement /Annual Reports & Statistics - FY 2013 Preliminary Report