2016 Maryland Code
Family Law
Title 5 - Children
Subtitle 10 - Paternity Proceedings
Part III - Pleading, Process, and Practice
§ 5-1011. Administration as complainant

MD Fam L Code § 5-1011 (2016) What's This?

(a) Representation. --

(1) The Administration may be the complainant in any proceeding under this subtitle in which the Administration is providing child support services under federal law.

(2) The Administration shall be represented in accordance with § 10-115 of this article.

(b) Out-of-state residents. -- For purposes of providing legal representation in a paternity proceeding under this section, the Administration may approve child support services for a person who resides out of state.

(c) Court costs. -- A complainant under this section is not required to prepay court costs.

(d) Powers of counsel. -- If the Attorney General or a qualified lawyer appointed by the Attorney General represents the complainant under § 10-115 of this article, the Attorney General or the lawyer has the same powers granted to the State's Attorney under this subtitle.

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