2023 Maryland Statutes
Family Law
Title 11 - Alimony
Section 11-109 - Payment to Designee

    (a)    In this section, “designee” means:

        (1)    a support enforcement agency that is authorized by law to receive alimony payments for the recipient; or

        (2)    a person who is designated by the court as trustee or guardian to receive alimony payments for the recipient.

    (b)    The court may order that alimony payments be made to a designee.

    (c)    A designee shall:

        (1)    send the payments to the recipient; and

        (2)    keep a record of:

            (i)    the amount of each payment;

            (ii)    the date that each payment must be made; and

            (iii)    the name and address of each party.

    (d)    Each party shall inform the designee of:

        (1)    any change of address; or

        (2)    any other fact that might affect the administration of the order.

    (e)    If the party who is required to pay alimony fails to make a payment, the designee or the recipient may bring an enforcement proceeding.

    (f)    The State’s Attorney may represent the designee in any enforcement proceeding that is brought under this section.

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