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Child Custody

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Family law issues such as divorce are complicated and emotional enough when only adults are involved. When a child, or children including adopted children and stepchildren, the situation becomes even more complex. Negotiating a child custody agreement is one of the most important factors when a couple separates, breaks up or have made a child despite having no other relationship. Emotions run high as both parties usually want what is best for the child as does the Maryland family court system. Rather than leave yourself vulnerable, which can jeopardize the welfare of your child, do not attempt to navigate the Maryland court system yourself. Please contact the skilled Elkton, Maryland child custody lawyers @bowerslawmd to discuss your case free of charge.

They serve those going through child custody and visitation issues in Baltimore, Baltimore County, Cecil County and Harford County, MD.

Types Of Child Custody In Maryland

The state of Maryland has child custody laws in place to protect the best interests of the child as well as the parents. With that there are 2 types of child custodies in MD: legal and physical. A parent with legal custody (decision-making authority) of a child, or children, make long-term decisions regarding the child or children. These can revolve around education, health, religion, care, welfare and other important areas. Physical custody, which includes access to the child and visitation, refers to where children live and how much time they spend with each parent. Our Bel Air custody lawyers can help you negotiate the best possible child custody agreement.

Contact Our Elkton Custody & Visitation Lawyers

To discuss your case with our Baltimore, Maryland family lawyers please click here or call our Elkton or Baltimore office. They offer free consultations and have many years experience handling family law issues including divorce, child custody and visitation, child support, alimony, adoption, pre-nuptial agreements, third party visitation, stepparents rights, fathers rights and domestic violence.

With offices in Baltimore, Cecil County & Harford County we help those in the Aberdeen, Abingdon, Annapolis, Baltimore, Bel Air, Bel Air North, Bel Air South, Belcamp, Berlin, Cambridge, Catonsville, Cherry Hill, Chestertown, Churchville, Cockeysville, Denton, Dundalk, Earleville, Easton, Edgewood, Elkton, Ellicott City, Essex, Fallston, Forest Hill, Frederick, Hagerstown, Jarrettsville, Joppa, La Plata, Leonardtown, North East, Oakland, Perryville, Pikesville, Prince Frederick, Randallstown, Reistertown, Rising Sun, Rockville, Salisbury, Snow Hill, Towson & Upper Marlboro, MD areas.