Divorce & Custody Resources for Maryland

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Child Support GuidelinesSupportGuidelines.com
Child Support EmancipationIn Maryland, the child is emancipated when child turns 18.
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Termination of Parental Rights
Termination of Parental Rights: Maryland
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§§ 5-313, 5-525.1(b)(1)
Abandonment or Extreme Parental DisinterestYes
Abuse/NeglectYes
Mental Illness or DeficiencyYes
Alcohol- or Drug-induced IncapacityYes
Felony Conviction/ IncarcerationYes
Failure of Reasonable EffortsYes
Sexual AbuseYes
Abuse/Neglect or Loss of Rights of Another ChildYes
Failure to Maintain ContactYes
Failure to Provide SupportYes
Failure to Establish Paternity 
Child Judged in Need of Services/DependentYes
Child's Best InterestYes
Child in care 15 of 22 months (or less)Yes
Felony assault of child or siblingYes
Murder/Manslaughter of sibling childYes
Other Grounds• Child continuously out of parent(s)' custody
• Identity of parent(s) unknown
• Convicted of crime of violence against other parent

Maryland Parenting PlansParenting Plan Kit for Maryland
Maryland Parenting
Plan Generator
Maryland Parenting Plan generator
Attorney Complaint InformationFiling complaints against attorneys in Maryland

There may be additional resources available. If you don't find what you're looking for through the above links and resources, we suggest asking for assistance on one or more of the SPARC Main Message Boards.