Child Custody and Support

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Child Custody and Support

Issues pertaining to children involved with a separation or divorce, such as custody, visitation and child support, are often comprised of complicated and emotional processes, even when each partner is fully cooperative. In order to sustain the best interests of both you and your children, it is imperative to achieve an equitable outcome in child-related legal matters.

The attorneys at Rodier Family Law provide guidance and representation to clients in the following areas related to child custody and support, which include, but are not limited to:

  • Custody
  • Visitation
  • Modification of Custody and/or Visitation
  • Third Party Custody and/or Visitation
  • Payment of Extraordinary Medical Costs for Minor Children
  • Establishment of Paternity
  • Medical Insurance Coverage for Minor Children
  • Collection and Enforcement of Child Support Arrearages

We also frequently assist clients with issues relating to spousal or other domestic abuse, including the pursuit of or defense against protective orders and peace orders. If you and/or your children are victims of domestic abuse, please contact us immediately to discuss your options.

For more information about the services listed above or your individual family law circumstances, please contact us to schedule a consultation.

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Can I Avoid Court When Filing For Divorce?

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Overlooked Steps Involved in the Divorce Process You Need to Know About

March 9, 2022

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How is Private Adoption Different From Public Adoption?

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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

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Rodier Family Law Welcomes Kristen Barrett to the Team

February 1, 2022

The attorneys at Rodier Family Law are pleased to announce that acclaimed family law attorney Kristen Barrett has joined the firm.  Kristen received a Bachelor of Arts from Boston University, and then continued her education at the Catholic University of America, where she obtained her Juris Doctor degree. Kristen has been representing clients in legal…

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How to Talk to Your Children About Your Divorce

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Divorce affects not only you and your ex-spouse, but your children as well. One of the best ways to help your children adjust to your divorce is to openly communicate with them. Below, the attorneys at Rodier Family Law discuss how to effectively speak to your children about your divorce and custody arrangements.   Take…

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Five Tips for Co-Parenting This Holiday Season

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