Child support

Asked over 2 years ago - Elkton, MD

Where can I go and file for child support in Maryland? I live in Cecil County.

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  1. Judith Adrienne Gillett

    Contributor Level 8

    Answered . You can file in either the county where you reside, or the county where the defendant resides. Generally speaking, I encourage clients to file in their own county, for convenience sake. You may wish to contact the Office of the State's Attorney for Cecil County (try googling it, as many now have webpages). Often in small counties the SAO handles child support enforcement and does so on your behalf at no cost to you. I believe there may be a nominal fee ($25.00 - $50.00) paid as a on-time charge to you for opening an account. I hope this helps. Good luck!

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