Monthly Archives: May 2013

Maryland Child Support: What Counts As Income?

Maryland Child Support Question: What do courts consider when setting a Maryland child support order? I have a regular full-time job, but I also currently have rental properties that I am losing money on every month. Can the loss from my rental properties be considered in my income when determining a Maryland child support amount? Answer from Maryland Divorce Lawyer Jeff Kim: In Maryland, the actual income of the parties is used when calculating child support under the Maryland Child Support Guidelines. Examples of actual income include: salaries, wages, commissions, bonuses, pension income, as well as rental income. If one Read more