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With Rodier Family Law, you will feel confident in the future security of your family and your individual case.

The Harford County lawyers at Rodier Family Law, including Samantha Protokowicz Rodier, Sarah Gable and Krystle Acevedo Howard.

Rodier Family Law

Our firm concentrates in the areas of Divorce and Family Law.

Rodier Family Law, previously Protokowicz & Rodier, has served the Bel Air and the surrounding Maryland areas for over 35 years. The licensed Maryland attorneys of Rodier Family Law offer the knowledge, skill and confidence that you require in an attorney. Our extensive history and experience offers a unique perspective on divorce and family law, one which stems from working strategically to ensure that your best interests are protected. The attorneys at Rodier Family Law work to help you understand your rights as well as both the risks you might face and the options available to you. To schedule your initial consultation and discuss your unique situation, please contact our firm today.

Who Pays for the Children’s Medical Expenses After a Divorce?

June 29, 2020

Filing for divorce and discussing child custody can be a time consuming, frustrating and emotionally taxing process. In the process of determining child custody and responsibilities of each parent, there are a myriad of financial situations to consider, such as paying for your child’s medical expenses.  Here, the divorce and child custody attorneys at Rodier…

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Protecting Valuables and Collectibles in Your Estate Plan

June 4, 2020

When creating your estate plan, the process can often be challenging, confusing and extremely time-consuming when you try to tackle the task alone. If you own a large number of valuables, figuring out how to delegate your assets properly typically requires the help of qualified legal professionals such as the attorneys at Rodier Family Law.…

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What Millennials Are Teaching Us About Finances in Divorce

May 27, 2020

When it comes to finances, many millennial couples are forgoing the traditional route of joint bank accounts and choosing to keep their money separate; it is one of the many generational trends we are experiencing in society. Here, the qualified divorce attorneys at Rodier Family Law discuss how millennials are changing the status quo of…

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Why It Is Crucial That Everyone Have an Estate Plan at Any Age

May 5, 2020

It is important to be proactive in preparing an estate plan at any age. Creating an estate plan helps ensure that your money and property are handled in direct accordance with your wishes and can alleviate confusion and stress for beneficiaries. Here, the qualified estate planning attorneys at Rodier Family Law discuss the importance of…

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An Overview of Adoption as a Stepparent After Divorce

April 22, 2020

When fighting for custody of a child, the process can be confusing and emotionally draining. As a stepparent, understanding what rights you may have to your stepchildren can be extremely complex, leading to a lengthy litigation process and frustration on both sides. Here, the divorce and child custody attorneys at Rodier Family Law discuss the…

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Petitioning for Custody or Visitation Rights When the Parents Reside in Different States

April 12, 2020

Divorce and child custody matters can become exponentially more complicated if the parents reside in different states. Varying factors such as distance and time can play a role in determining your visitation schedule and what is best for the child or children involved. Here, the family law and divorce attorneys at Rodier Family Law discuss…

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Child Custody & Children With Special Needs

March 30, 2020

Child custody is a taxing process to go through, and can often cause conflict between former spouses. The strain on many parents going through custody hearings may cause a child to struggle emotionally. The best interest of the child must be considered in all custody cases, however, with special needs children, additional considerations must be…

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How to Successfully Navigate Becoming a Single Parent After Divorce or Separation

March 15, 2020

Divorce or separation are taxing experiences on any family, and divorce with children can bring a myriad of emotions and challenges to each family member. Moving from joint parenting to becoming a single parent after divorce is a learning curve and brings many obstacles for both the parents and the children. However, there are proactive…

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Laws for Establishing Paternity in Maryland

February 13, 2020

The process of establishing paternity in Maryland generally occurs when an unmarried mother gives birth. If the mother is married, there is a rebuttable presumption that her husband is the father of their child. This article focuses on how unmarried biological parents can establish parental rights through an Affidavit of Parentage. With paternity, there are…

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