How to Tell If Your Custody Agreement is Working for You and Your Children

January 26, 2016

The family law attorneys at Rodier Family Law explain methods for determining if a divorced couple’s child custody agreement is a good fit. While navigating through the divorce process, many questions and disputes can arise. Aside from dividing marital assets, such as the family home or rights to a business, many divorce cases also address…

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What Is the Difference Between a Judge and a Magistrate?

January 12, 2016

The family law attorneys at Rodier Family Law explain the difference between a circuit court judge and a magistrate. The words judge and magistrate are often used interchangeably in legal terms, and there is a common misconception that they represent the same person. However, judges and magistrates have different roles and responsibilities within the legal…

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Children, Divorce and the Holidays

December 14, 2015

The family law attorneys at Rodier Family Law explain methods for helping children of divorce during the holidays. While the holidays are a time of family fun for many, this time of year can prove to be more difficult for children whose parents have recently split or are in the process of splitting. The changes…

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Types of Child Custody in Maryland

August 14, 2015

The family law attorneys at Rodier Family Law explain the differences between the varying types of child custody in Maryland. For couples going through a divorce, determining the future for any children under the age of 18 can oftentimes cause confusion and distress. Answering the question, “Who will get custody of the children?” is typically…

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Parenting Agreements: Taking a Proactive Step in Co-Parenting

January 22, 2015

If you are going through a divorce and have children, one the most significant decisions you will need to make involves how you and your ex-spouse will continue to parent together. While the concept of “together” may seem in conflict with the fact that you are separating, raising your children is a top priority.  You…

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Understanding Child Custody and Religion

January 9, 2015

When parents of different religious faiths separate, or when one parent practices a specific religion and the other parent identifies as atheistic or agnostic, it is common for them to disagree as to which or any religion their children should follow. As interfaith marriages increase and the divorce rate climbs, this topic is being contested…

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