SB0120 (CH0850)

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Family Law - Divorce on Grounds of Mutual Consent - Parties With Minor Children

Sponsored by:

Senator Zirkin


Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 850

Synopsis:Authorizing a court to decree an absolute divorce on the grounds of mutual consent if the parties have minor children, under certain circumstances; requiring a certain settlement agreement to provide for the care, custody, access, and support of minor or dependent children; requiring certain parties to attach a completed child support guidelines worksheet to a certain settlement agreement; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Zirkin
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: SB0358 Session: 2016 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
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Broad Subject(s):Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Divorce -see also- Annulment
Support of Dependents -see also- Alimony
Statutes:Article - Family Law

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May 31, 2018 1:03 P.M.