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How Long Does It Take to Receive Child Support After Filing?

patrickcrawford | January 1, 2024

After your child support order is finalized, you can expect to wait 30-60 days to receive your first child support payment. Once the Maryland court issues the child support order, the Child Support Administration (CSA) will generally issue an Earnings Withholding Order (EWO) in conjunction with it. If the parent paying child support works a […]


How Far Behind Does Child Support Get Before a Warrant Is Issued?

patrickcrawford | December 8, 2023

While there isn’t necessarily a set amount of back child support that will trigger a warrant being issued. Legally speaking, even failing to pay $1 in child support is against the law. Maryland Code of Family Law section 10-203 is rarely going to be enforced like that, but that is the letter of the law. […]


What Should I Do Immediately After Divorce?

patrickcrawford | November 30, 2023

Although “divorce parties” are real, at the Law Office of Patrick Crawford, we recommend doing a few more things in addition to celebrating. There will be some loose ends to tie up after your divorce is finished. It’s important to take care of these issues quickly to protect yourself. Get a Copy of Your Divorce […]


How To File for Divorce in Maryland

patrickcrawford | November 29, 2023

  Below, we cover some of the main requirements for seeking a divorce in Maryland. Many of these steps are complicated, and remember there is a lot at stake – namely, your future. This means you should always allow an Annapolis, Maryland, divorce attorney to handle the process for you. Maryland Divorce Requirements To file […]


Divorce Rate in America 2023

patrickcrawford | October 26, 2023

Do half of all marriages end in divorce? Is that still true? In this article, we’ll look at who is getting married, how first marriages compare to second marriages, how happy married people really are, Walk-Away Wife Syndrome, premarital and marriage counseling, and more.    If you believe you might be facing divorce, never hesitate […]


What is Co-Parenting?

patrickcrawford | October 18, 2023

Even when two people have divorced, they still have a duty to work together as a team to help raise their children. This is known as co-parenting.    For divorcing or separating couples that had children, those parents have to discern how they would each help in their child’s upbringing.     If you are recently […]


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