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Maryland Court of Special Appeals Lays the Groundwork for the Garnishment of Workers’ Compensation Settlement Money for Payment of Child Support Arrears

In R.K. Grounds v. Wilson, 235 Md. App. 20 (2017), the Maryland Court of Special Appeals held that the Workers’ Compensation Commission does not have jurisdiction to decide whether money from a settlement of a claim is subject to garnishment. Rather, it is the circuit court that has subject matter jurisdiction to decide garnishment issues.

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