Most of our Maryland readers probably know that a stable family unit is one of the best ways to advance the individual family members, in terms of education, income and happiness. But not all families consist of the stereotypical "nuclear family" unit these days. In fact, the traditional household consisting of a set of parents and their children seems to becoming more of an exception than the rule. When families break up or begin as separate units, there may be problems involving the family members and the legal system. When it comes to child support obligations, the problems can have consequences for the family and for society in general.
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Father's Day was on June 17, and for many families, this was a time to spend a little extra quality time with their dads, showing appreciation for everything they have done. It can be an important day for fathers too, a time to enjoy extra time with their children. It would be nice if the day was great for everyone, but some Maryland authorities made sure it wasn't much of a great a day for many fathers who are behind on child support.
Maryland readers familiar with previous posts on this blog know that family law matters can be complicated, and there are many people out there facing serious challenges. Family law issues can be extremely personal, and most people would be disturbed if the intimate details of their marriage, divorce or child custody and support disputes were made public.
It costs to the government 10 cents to electronically transfer money into an account, opposed to $1 to mail a paper check. The Treasury Department could save as much as $1 billion over the next 10 years with the switch to the electronic payment of government benefits next March.