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Senate bill would enable child support in sexual-assault cases (access required)

Termination of parental rights would not be a bar

ANNAPOLIS – Mothers or fathers whose parental rights were terminated for having conceived the child through nonconsensual intercourse could still be ordered to pay child support under legislation being considered by the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee. Senate Bill 98 would carve out an exception to longstanding Maryland law that holds a termination of parental rights also ...

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