This easy-to-use website provides state-by-state policy information on a range of child welfare topics. Visitors can access up-to-date information on individual state policies and can compare their own state's policies to those of other states. New topics will be included in the database in the coming months.
The Women's Law Center was established in 1971 to meet the special legal
needs of women, providing direct legal advice, information
and referrals through the Family Law Hotline, Legal Forms Helpline and Employment
Law Hotline. WLC operates a Family Law Hotline, Legal Forms Helpline and Employment
Law Hotline and provides representation of clients for protective orders in Baltimore City, Carroll County and
Kamp v. Dep’t of Human Services, September Term, 2008, No. 81
410 Md. 645, 980 A.2d 448 (2009)
Where there is a belated request for DNA testing to challenge paternity, the success of which requires the rebuttal of the presumption of paternity, the court must consider the “best interests of the child” before ordering such testing.