Question about courts

Asked over 4 years ago - Bowie, MD

We are planning to get joint custody of my husband son and when we go to court we don't want the boys mother to say oh well he not a good father becasue he didn't give my son gifts for christmas or his birthday, we don't celebrate hoildays can the judge order us to buy gifts for the little boy???

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  1. Carlos Mariano Lastra


    Contributor Level 9

    Answered . The Judge does not have the authority under Maryland law to order the purchase of birthday or holiday gifts for a child.

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