Addresses and Information on Enforcement of Court Ordered Maryland Child Support Payment.

According to the state and federal law, when non-custodial parents fail to pay the child support obligation, they are subject to enforcement measures in order to collect any regular or past-due payments.

The court has to examine some important financial documents before calculating child support payments, such as:

  • Gross income of both parents
  • Any paid or received spousal support or alimony
  • Court-ordered support child support for children of other relationships
  • Health insurance costs and extraordinary medical costs
  • Childcare and education costs

The Child Support Programs ensure that children receive the court-ordered financial support to which they are legally entitled. It provides services as to establishing paternity, and enforcing child support and medical support orders.

Here are some of the tools used by the state to enforce court ordered child support payments:

  • Income withholding
  • Liens on real estate property, vehicles, or other assets
  • Driver's license suspension or revocation
  • Passport denial, revocation or restriction
  • Suspension or revocation of professional and hunting/fishing licenses
  • Income tax offsets
  • Certifying debts
  • Reporting to credit bureaus
  • Non-paying parent may be sent to jail and enter a judgment for past due support.

It is of your best interest that you provide the most accurate information about your assets and financial information.

Child support orders automatically terminate when:

  • The child reaches the age of 18 and graduates from high school
  • Is emancipated by the court
  • Has a change in legal custody
  • Gets married
  • Enlists in the armed forces
  • Passes away

Support may not terminate if the child has severe special needs which cause him/her to remain dependent.


State Attorney-Child Support, 11916 Somerset Avenue # 117 Princess Anne, MD 21853-1300 Phone: (410) 651`3335

Child Support Enforcement Adm 311 W Saratoga Street Baltimore, MD 21201-3500 Phone: (410) 767`7606

Child Support Advocacy Group 5910 Cable Avenue Suitland, MD 20746-3822 Phone: (571) 259`4344

Child Support Enfrcmnt Assoc 1109 Spring Street Silver Spring, MD 20910-4002 Phone: (301) 587`1683

Maryland Child Support Enfrc 100 E All Saints Street Frederick, MD 21701-6571 Phone: (301) 694`2445

National Child Support Service, 1 N Charles Street # 5 Baltimore, MD 21201-3740 Phone: (410) 347`5943

Child Family Support Pg 3001 E Biddle Street 12 Baltimore, MD 21213-3940 Phone: (443) 923`3880

Child Support Enforcement 1 N Charles Street # 500 Baltimore, MD 21201-3733 Phone: (410) 347`5943

Child Support Enforcement 315 High Street # 208 Chestertown, MD 21620-1350 Phone: (410) 810`7755

Carroll County Child Support 55 N Court Street # G28 Westminster, MD 21157-5155 Phone: (410) 386`2350

Kent County Child Support 350 High Street Chestertown, MD 21620-1360 Phone: (410) 778`1497

Washington Cnty Child Support 122 N Potomac Street Hagerstown, MD 21740-4810 Phone: (240) 420`2200

Child Support Office 101 S Main Street # 200 Bel Air, MD 21014-3848 Phone: (410) 638`8990

Social Services-Child Support 100 E All Saints Street Frederick, MD 21701-6571 Phone: (301) 694`2445

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