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Appeals court upholds Md. ban on gun possession by nonviolent convicts

Maryland’s ban on gun possession by someone sentenced to more than two years in prison for a nonviolent crime does not violate the constitutional right to keep and bear arms, the state’s second-highest court ruled Wednesday. In its reported decision, ...

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Senate bill would enable child support in sexual-assault cases

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 ...

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Md. child-support guidelines would be changed under coming legislation

ANNAPOLIS – Legislation will soon be introduced to remove a controversial provision in Maryland family law that sharply reduces noncustodial parents’ child-support obligations once they have hosted their children overnight 128 times in a year. Opponents of the current provision ...

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Child support goes to caregiver, not payee, court says

The most important name on a child-support order is not the payee’s but the child’s, Maryland’s second highest court said in ruling child-support money held in escrow for a youngster should be released to the grandmother who became the caregiver ...

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Lack of green card does not excuse child support, Md. court says

An able-bodied immigrant’s lack of work-authorization documents does not excuse him or her from the obligation to pay child support, Maryland’s second-highest court has ruled. In its 3-0 decision, the Court of Special Appeals upheld a judge’s decision to impute ...

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Was Trump’s “Pardon me” an effort to get by or a question?

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Welcome to Monday, the 43rd anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in United States v. Nixon, in which the justices held that President Richard Nixon had to surrender to the special prosecutor recordings of White House conversations related to the Watergate ...

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New Yorker concedes Md. court’s jurisdiction in seeking paternity test, appellate court holds

A New York man cannot say Maryland courts lack jurisdiction over him in a child-support proceeding after he sought a Prince George’s County Circuit Court order for a paternity test and for information regarding the support request by the Maryland mother who claims he is her child’s father, a Maryland appeals court has held.

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Child support agency failed to seek data from 8 agencies

Despite warnings by auditors going back to at least 2011, Maryland’s Child Support Enforcement Agency did not ask the state’s top court to provide identifying information on attorneys until last week, state audits show.

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