2016 Maryland Code
Family Law
Title 10 - Support in General
Subtitle 3 - Maryland Uniform Interstate Family Support Act
Part III - Civil Provisions of General Application
§ 10-331. Receipt and disbursement of payments

MD Fam L Code § 10-331 (2016) What's This?

(a) In general. -- A support enforcement agency or tribunal of this State shall disburse promptly any amounts received pursuant to a support order, as directed by the order. The agency or tribunal shall furnish to a requesting party or tribunal of another state or a foreign country a certified statement by the custodian of the record of the amounts and dates of all payments received.

(b) Nonresident individual. -- If the obligor, the obligee who is an individual, and the child do not reside in this State, on request from the support enforcement agency of this State or another state, the support enforcement agency of this State or a tribunal of this State shall:

(1) direct that the support payment be made to the support enforcement agency in the state in which the obligee is receiving services; and

(2) issue and send to the obligor's employer a conforming income-withholding order or an administrative notice of change of payee, reflecting the redirected payments.

(c) Certified statement. -- The support enforcement agency of this State receiving redirected payments from another state pursuant to a law similar to subsection (b) of this section shall furnish to a requesting party or tribunal of the other state a certified statement by the custodian of the record of the amount and dates of all payments received.

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