2010 Maryland Code
FAMILY LAW
TITLE 4 - SPOUSES
Subtitle 6 - Displaced Homemakers
Section 4-601 - "Displaced homemaker" defined.

§ 4-601. "Displaced homemaker" defined.
 

In this subtitle, "displaced homemaker" means an individual who: 

(1) is at least 35 years old; 

(2) has worked for the individual's family in the family home; 

(3) is not gainfully employed; 

(4) has had, or would have, difficulty in securing employment; and 

(5) has depended on: 

(i) the income of a family member and has lost that income as the result of separation, divorce, or the death or disability of that family member; or 

(ii) government assistance as the parent of a dependent child and is no longer eligible for that assistance. 
 

[An. Code 1957, art. 88A, § 91; 1984, ch. 296, § 2; 1990, ch. 304.] 
 
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