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(410) 803-1839

Practice Areas

Divorce, Separation, Child Custody, and Child Support

Krystle Acevedo Howard
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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)

What to Do When You Are Concerned for Your Child’s Safety During Visitation

April 27, 2021

Custody rights can feel hard to navigate, especially if you worry for your child’s safety when they are with the other parent. Here, the team of Bel Air divorce and family lawyers at Rodier Family Law outlines the legal avenues you can take to protect your child if you are concerned for their wellbeing during…

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What Are the Differences Between Alimony & Child Support?

April 27, 2021

Financial situations both during and after a divorce can get very messy very quickly, whether it is paying off mutual debts or deciding who will take ownership of the marital home. One of the most frequent financial issues to arise are those of alimony and/or child support, and whether or not a spouse is entitled…

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Resources for Victims of Domestic Violence

March 15, 2021

If you or a loved one is either currently experiencing or has suffered through domestic violence, it can be intimidating to speak up and reach out for help. Everyone deserves freedom from an unhealthy relationship and domestic violence, and the divorce attorneys at Rodier Family Law want you to know that you are not alone.…

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When You Should Consider Skipping Divorce Mediation

March 15, 2021

Divorce can induce high emotions and cause great amounts of stress, especially when couples can’t seem to find a common ground whilst dividing assets and plan for their lives post-marriage. Some couples find mediation as a solution, with a mediator acting as an impartial third party to assist in creating their post-divorce life plans. With…

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When and Why You Should Consider Depositions in Divorce

March 3, 2021

Divorce is a trying time for any couple especially with some cases lasting even longer than a year from the time the case is filed. Between division of marital property, assets and debt allocation, in addition to child and spousal support awards, there are many legal actions and items that can be part of a…

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Social Media & Divorce: Your Digital Life Has an Impact

March 3, 2021

Social media has an impact on every aspect of our everyday lives: school, work, family, and even divorce. If you are currently going through a divorce, you may already be experiencing high levels of stress and overwhelming emotions. A study conducted by researchers at Boston University and the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile found a…

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How Do I File for a Divorce in Maryland?

February 12, 2021

Filing for a divorce is delicate regardless of your reasons for filing. It is also complex, and requires one to navigate many complex and stressful legal steps. When beginning the divorce process, It can be beneficial to know what is involved in filing a case to ensure that you are prepared for the process. Here,…

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Homeowners & Divorce: What Can Happen to Your Home?

February 12, 2021

Going through a divorce can be stressful and overwhelming, especially when it comes to making agreements on joint assets like the marital home. Here, the Harford County divorce attorneys at Rodier Family Law discuss what can happen to the marital home in a divorce and the different options you have to reach an agreement and…

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What Same-Sex Couples Should Know About Divorce

December 18, 2020

Same-sex couples across Maryland have had the freedom to marry since January 1, 2013. Two years later, the landmark Supreme Court case of Obergefell v. Hodges legalized same sex marriage across the country, allowing same-sex couples to unify their love just as any other heterosexual couple would. However, while monumental movements have been made regarding…

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