As you go through the divorce process, it may become apparent that the court will require you to pay child support in the future. Once you know how much to pay and when your payment is due, you can do whatever it takes to stay on track.
When a relationship ends, it is often assumed that the mother will be the one to retain physical custody of the children. However, recently, more fathers are fighting to have equal parenting time with their children. Fathers in Maryland -- and elsewhere -- may hope to swing the tide from mostly maternal care to a more equitable distribution of custody.