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Article - Family Law


    (a)    The trial may not be held until after the birth of the child who is the subject of the proceeding.

    (b)    If a complaint is filed before the birth of the child, then, until the trial is held, the court may:

        (1)    order the alleged father or the pregnant woman to give bond, as provided in § 5-1014 of this subtitle, conditioned on the party:

            (i)    appearing in the proceeding; and

            (ii)    complying with any further orders of the court;

        (2)    increase or decrease any bond previously given by the alleged father or the pregnant woman; and

        (3)    conduct any other preliminary proceeding that the court considers just and proper.

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