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During a divorce or separation, a decision must be made regarding the custody of the children involved. This process is often a very complicated and emotional situation for the parents. A Maryland child custody lawyer can help you understand and navigate the process.
At the Law Office of Thomas E. Pyles, P.A., we handle child custody and visitation issues that arise during or after a divorce, including child custody and visitation modifications. We also handle custody and visitation cases in paternity cases involving unwed mothers and fathers. These issues can be highly volatile and you need an experienced Maryland child custody lawyer on your side. Contact the Law Office of Thomas E. Pyles, P.A. at 301-705-5006 to schedule a consultation today.
Maryland family law courts, first and foremost, consider what is in the best interest of the child when making a child custody determination. The court may award either joint or sole custody in the case and may also award visitation rights to a party. In Maryland, the courts consider numerous factors when considering a custody dispute. They include:
Maryland courts have a strong inclination to award joint custody. However, if that is to be maintained, the parents must demonstrate:
The court will consider any other factor that is relevant to the specific case at hand. Maryland child custody lawyer, Thomas E. Pyles, will help his clients build a compelling argument in favor of custody supported by the legally appropriate and relevant factors that are in their favor.
At the Law Office of Thomas E. Pyles, P.A., we have over 25 years of experience with child custody cases and we understand how delicate and emotionally difficult these proceedings can be. We will fight diligently for the best interests of you and your children while doing our best to protect all of you from the emotional trauma of divorce and separation. If you need a Maryland child custody lawyer, contact the Law Office of Thomas E. Pyles, P.A. today at 301-705-5006 to schedule a consultation.