Can Your Child Choose Their Custodial Parent?

December 19, 2022

One of the most challenging issues that arise following a separation or dissolution of marriage are the decisions surrounding custodial arrangements. Will the child live with a parent, someone else, or share time with more than one guardian? While parents may disagree over what is best for their child, a child may also have their…

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Custodial Interference: What Is It and What Are the Legal Consequences?

November 29, 2022

When a court orders custody of a child, the party or parties that are awarded custody are responsible for the child  under the terms of the custody order. However, it is often the case that a non-custodial parent or family member can act unilaterally by attempting to take the child into their care directly against…

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Do Grandparents Have Visitation Rights?

November 29, 2022

As grandparents, you want what’s best for your grandchildren, including your grandchildren having the ability to know and spend time with non-custodial grandparents. However, while this may be what you desire it is not necessarily what’s determined by the legal system. Below, the experienced family law attorneys at Rodier Family Law discuss the legal steps…

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Five Mistakes That May Interfere With Your Child Custody Case

June 6, 2022

Divorce is a challenging process and if children are involved, it can be especially tough. It’s important that you do not let your personal complications, as well as actions, interfere with your case. Mistakes happen, but some have consequences that can affect your child custody case. Below, our experienced and professional family law attorneys at…

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What to Do If You Aren’t Receiving Child Custody Payments

June 6, 2022

Even when each parent is doing their part, child custody, child support and other co-parenting agreements can be challenging to manage. If your ex-partner is declining to contribute regardless of the court order, this can cause a physical, emotional and financial strain on the custodial parent. Below the experienced and professional attorneys at Rodier Family…

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Types of Custody and How Maryland Courts Establish Co-Parenting

March 2, 2022

If you and your ex-spouse have decided to file for joint custody, it’s important to understand how the court will establish it. Below, the attorneys at Rodier Family Law discuss the various types of court-ordered custody and how Maryland courts establish custody rights to co-parents.    Different Types of Custody Rights in Maryland In the…

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What to Do When A Co-Parent Breaks the Custody Agreement

March 2, 2022

One of the main purposes of a custody agreement is to establish a formal plan for how co-parents will approach childcare after divorce or separation. When one co-parent breaks the custody agreement, it can cause frustration and anger and lead to fractured relationships with the co-parent and children involved. If your ex-partner has broken your…

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When to Consider Sole Legal Custody of Your Child

November 1, 2021

Deciding whether or not to move forward with filing for sole legal custody of your child can be both an easy and difficult decision. Prior to filing for sole custody, you will want to take all things into consideration and understand the full meaning of sole legal custody. Below, the experienced and professional family lawyers…

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How to Create a Beneficial Custody Agreement With the Help of an Attorney

September 30, 2021

Navigating child custody and visitation rights with a spouse can be a difficult process. Working with a child custody attorney is a beneficial way to make this process easier. Attorneys are equipped to handle the legal intricacies of child custody, a courtroom scenario, or an uncooperative spouse. Below, the child custody attorneys at Rodier Family…

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What to Do When Your Ex-Spouse Is Not Following Your Custody Agreement

July 2, 2021

Divorce already places strain on a family, especially if children are involved. An ex-spouse that refuses to follow the agreed-upon parenting plan heightens the stress even more. If your ex refuses to follow the parenting plan decided by the Courts, there are steps you can take to file for contempt. Here, the Bel Air child…

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