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Children Conceived Without Consent Under Maryland Law

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Under Maryland law, parents are the natural guardians of their children, which includes child custody rights as well as duties of care and support. Even if the parents are separated, many parents end up splitting custody and support, dividing the burden of caring for their children. When a child is conceived as a result… Read More »

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How Does Maryland Family Law Address Missing Children?

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Parents, guardians, and custodians with child custody rights are responsible for the wellbeing of children in their care. If such a child goes missing, the person responsible must file a report with local law enforcement immediately. Law enforcement officers will help locate the child and return them safely home. When Does a Child Qualify… Read More »

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How Does Maryland Family Law Determine Matters of Child Custody?

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Maryland family law recognizes certain rights and duties with respect to parent-child relationships. Each parent generally has a right to some level of child custody, while also jointly bearing the burden of child support. Though in matters of dispute, the Maryland courts have the authority to determine an appropriate custody arrangement, while honoring the… Read More »

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4 Types of Child Custody Under Maryland Family Law

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Under Maryland family law, unmarried or divorced parents must figure out child custody arrangements and determine who has control over the children involved. In certain cases, one parent takes complete responsibility for decision-making and care on their children’s behalf. In other cases, both parents share these responsibilities and care for their children jointly. Before… Read More »

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Unlawful Removal of a Child from a Maryland Custodian

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Maryland child custody laws provide one or both parents with the authority to exercise control of their minor children. A parent with custody rights is allowed to make certain decisions on behalf of their child, such as education or healthcare. If a family relative takes the child away from their lawful custodian without reasonable… Read More »

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Can a Parent Lose their Rights to Child Custody & Visitation in Maryland?

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Under Maryland law, a parent has certain child custody and visitation rights. Even if a formerly married couple completes a divorce or annulment, both parents will usually have custody or visitation rights. That being said, extraordinary circumstances can result in a parent losing their rights to child custody and visitation. For example, if a… Read More »

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Maryland Rights for Natural Parents of Minor Children

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Under Maryland law, the natural parents of a minor child have certain rights and duties, such as child custody and care. In most cases, these rights and duties expire once the child reaches adulthood. At that point, the child is not a minor and responsible for their self-sufficiency. But so long as the child… Read More »

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Key Provisions of Custody Agreements in Maryland

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During the process of a divorce, one of the most important considerations centers on the issue of child custody. Even after the completion of a divorce, both parents retain a duty to care for the best interests of their shared children. In order to streamline this process, the divorced parents can enter into a… Read More »

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Paternity in Maryland Child Support Cases

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Child support is an important issue for divorced or unmarried parents with children in common. But under Maryland law, it is not possible to award child support payments or other obligations without determining paternity beforehand. As a result, the issue of paternity is absolutely vital in matters of child support. In order to gain… Read More »

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6 Variations of Child Custody Arrangements in Maryland

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Child custody is an important consideration for unmarried parents and divorced couples. If either parent can obtain sole custody, then they have the power to control most aspects of their children’s lives. To understand the boundaries of this legal issue, the following sections will explore six concepts involved in child custody arrangements in Maryland…. Read More »

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