Child Support


Courthouse Shooter Was Ex-Father-In-Law Of Victim

Police say the gunman did know one of the victims in the brazen courthouse shooting that occurred Monday morning in Wilmington, Del.


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Jamal Lewis Comments On Arrest; Says Truth Will Come Out

A former Ravens player–caught up in a child support scandal–is out of jail and speaking for the first time publicly about his arrest. Jamal Lewis calls all of this a misunderstanding and says the truth will eventually come out and clear his name.


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Child Support Waiver Bill Passes State Senate

A bill modifying a law that allows Maryland prisoners to ask the court to suspend their child support payments is scheduled for a final vote in the state Senate.


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Zirkin Says Child Support Bill May Need Amendment

State Sen. Robert Zirkin says the chamber might need to amend his legislation to put some prisoners’ child support payments on hold while they are incarcerated.


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Audit: More Could Be Done To Collect Child Support

A state agency should strengthen methods to maximize child support payments from noncustodial parents who haven’t been paying as much as they are supposed to, a state audit released Monday said.


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New Program Targets Deadbeat Parents

Deadbeat parents who stop making child support payments violate the law but tracking them down isn’t always easy.