During many contested custody cases in Maryland, emotions will run high. Intense and negative conflict from litigation can spillover and outside of the courtroom and impact your family’s daily life. In high-conflict custody cases, parents may openly insult each other in the presence of the child or attempt to poison the child’s relationship with the…

The Maryland adoption process is set up to balance the rights of the child, biological parents and adoptive parents. During the Maryland adoption process, not only must the court must consider the best interest of the child, but must also keep in mind the adopted child’s right to be place in a safe and caring…

Although not commonly considered, a party responding to a Complaint for Absolute Divorce or a Complaint for Limited Divorce, has the right to defend against the allegations that are alleged as the grounds for divorce. Typically, property, child custody, child support, and alimony are contested issues during a divorce, but a party may defend against…

In Maryland domestic cases involving children, the Maryland Circuit Court has the authority to appoint a Best Interest Attorney. A Maryland Best Interest Attorney, is an attorney that represents the child’s interest in a Maryland family case. By appointing a Maryland Best Interest Attorney, the court can better incorporate a child’s needs, rights, interests and…

After a divorce or child custody dispute, a Maryland Circuit Court will typically make a determination regarding the parents’ scheduled access to the minor children. A Circuit Court Judge or Family Magistrate, may order the children to spend unsupervised quality time with the non-custodial parent or may order that the children have overnight access with the…

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