(410) 803-1839

Practice Areas

Divorce, Separation, Child Custody, and Child Support

Krystle Acevedo Howard, Esq.


  •  East Carolina University, 2006

    · B.S. Health Information Management

    · B.S. Health Services Management

Law School

  • North Carolina Central University, J.D., 2013


  • Maryland 2014


  • Maryland State Bar Association

  • Harford County Bar Association

  • Women’s Bar Association of Maryland

  • Harford County WBA

  •  Harford County Bar Foundation


  • Court Appointed Attorney, District Court of Maryland (Baltimore City) (2015-Present)

  • Alpha Phi Omega Service Fraternity

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star (2018)

  • Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity

  • Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity

  • Harford County Bar Association

  • Member, CLE Committee (2017)

  • Chair, Sponsorship Committee (2017)

  • Member, Young Lawyers Committee (2016)

  • Member, Executive Council (2017)

  • Co-Chair, Spring Gala Committee (2017 & 2018)

  • Harford County Bar Foundation, Secretary (2017)

  • Harford County Women’s Bar Association, Board Member (2017)

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October 18, 2018

A divorce is a stressful, time-consuming and often costly event—that is why it is essential to have a trustworthy divorce attorney on your side during the process. In order for the process of a divorce to run as smoothly as possible, you should have your important questions answered by your divorce attorney before the process…

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Common Divorce Mistakes and How to Avoid Making Them

October 18, 2018

While the short-term benefits of divorce may make sense on paper, the long-term effects could be detrimental to divorcing spouses if they fail to look at the bigger picture. Here, the family law attorneys at Rodier Family Law share some of the most common divorce mistakes and several precautions that anyone considering divorce should take.…

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What do Courts Generally Consider when Determining Child Custody?

October 18, 2018

When a couple with children decides to get a divorce, the issue of child custody must be addressed. In situations where parents reach a divorce agreement outside of court, custody and visitation rights are mostly determined by the parents themselves, usually with added input from attorneys, mediators or other counsel. However, when the parents cannot…

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Why You Should Seek Financial Advice if You are Going Through a Divorce.

October 18, 2018

While managing finances can be challenging, going through a divorce can make this process even more difficult. Emotional and mental stress, adding additional expenses and planning for a new future are all financial challenges that often come with the divorce process. Here, the family law attorneys at Rodier Family Law highlight why it is important…

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Divorce Pleadings: What Are They and How Do They Work?

July 20, 2018

As the first step in the legal process of divorce, a Complaint for Divorce (a pleading) must be completed by at least one spouse in order to initiate proceedings. While the requirements concerning the specific content outlined in a divorce complaint, also referred to in some jurisdictions as a “petition”, vary depending on the state…

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What’s the Difference Between Sole and Shared Custody?

June 20, 2018

Determining appropriate custody arrangements for minor children can be difficult when going through a divorce or separation. One of the primary concerns that may arise is which parent will gain custody of the child, or if joint custody will be established. It is important to understand the different types of custody agreements so you and…

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Five Tips to Help Ensure a Healthy Divorce

June 18, 2018

While a divorce can be a challenging time for you and your family, there are several best practices to help minimize the emotional and mental stress that you may be feeling. Here, the experienced divorce attorneys at Rodier Family Law discuss five tips to help ensure a healthy divorce. Put Your Children First If you…

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