Helping Families Toward Sustainable Child Custody Solutions

Determining matters of child custody is one of the most contentious aspects of divorce. For some parents, understanding Maryland's laws regarding child custody may seem convoluted and overly complex. At the Law Offices of Susan J. Rubin, LLC, I carefully explain the various child custody scenarios and how they apply to your situation.

While there are no established rules determining who will get custody of a child during divorce, in Maryland, the primary determinant for child custody is ensuring that any arrangement accounts for the best interests of the child. To learn how securing a lawyer can better help your chances of retaining custody of your child during divorce, contact the Law Offices of Susan J. Rubin, LLC, to schedule a consultation. Call 301-251-0095.

Understanding Child Custody Laws In Maryland

Just as each family has different needs, the law affords parties an opportunity to arrive at various types of child custody arrangements. This can facilitate an agreement so that separated parents and their children can continue the parent/child relationship in a healthy, constructive fashion.

Child custody in Maryland:

Legal custody: Legal custody accounts for the rights of parents to be involved in important life decisions concerning a minor child, such as religious upbringing, education and major medical treatment. This includes both sole and joint legal custody.

Physical custody: Physical custody includes shared and sole custody.

As your attorney, I will explain the different custody arrangements while helping you and your partner construct an amicable agreement. If a resolution cannot be reached through mediation, I am prepared to take your case to court and advocate for your rights to your children.

Contact the Law Offices of Susan J. Rubin, LLC, to learn how I can put my 35 years of family law experience to work for you.