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Maryland program helps non-custodial parents find employment

A program in Maryland has been helping non-custodial parents find employment for the past two years. The program, called Re-engaging Individuals Through Successful Employment (RISE), operates in the five-county region known as Mid-Shore in the state. The program was created by the Caroline County Department of Social Services with Chesapeake College.

Alimony: What you need to know if you want to seek it

You've been married for several years, but in the end, you can't see yourself continuing in this relationship. You decide the best step is to go through a divorce. During your marriage, you and your spouse both worked, but he always earned more and supported the home and extras. Now, you want to go through a divorce, but you don't think you make enough to support yourself. What can you do? Are you entitled to alimony in this situation?

Uses of child support in Maryland

Child support can be a major fighting point during a divorce or child custody battle. The custodial parent might need support from the noncustodial parent and this is where child support payments come into play. Child support can be used for a variety of things in Gaithersburg, Maryland, so check the list below before you put those payments to use.

Should your children have a say during your divorce?

Divorce doesn't just impact you and your spouse. Your children's lives are changing as well. Should they be able to tell you what they want as you figure out a parenting plan and get a child custody agreement in place, or should you just do what you think is best for them? 

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