Child Custody Maryland

As per Md. Code Ann. § 9.5-310(a), physical custody means – Unless the court issues a temporary emergency order in accordance with § 9.5-204 of this title, on a finding that a petitioner is entitled to immediate physical custody of the child, the court shall order that the petitioner may take immediate physical custody of the child unless the respondent establishes that:

(1) the child custody determination has not been registered and confirmed under § 9.5-305 of this subtitle and that:

(i) the issuing court did not have jurisdiction under Subtitle 2 of this title;

(ii) the child custody determination for which enforcement is sought has been vacated, stayed, or modified by a court of a state having jurisdiction to do so under Subtitle 2 of this title; or

(iii) the respondent was entitled to notice, but notice was not given in accordance with the standards of § 9.5-107 of this title, in the proceedings before the court that issued the order for which enforcement is sought; or

(2) the child custody determination for which enforcement is sought was registered and confirmed under § 9.5-305 of this subtitle but has been vacated, stayed, or modified by a court of a state having jurisdiction to do so under Subtitle 2 of this title.

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Child Custody Maryland

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Below is a sample case of sole physical custody in Maryland

Amber v. Amber

Facts:

Appellant mother sought review of a judgment of the Circuit Court for Baltimore County (Maryland) that awarded permanent custody of two minor children to appellee father.

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Holdings:

The Maryland Court made the following holding:
  • A change of custody resolution is most often a chronological two-step process. First, unless a material change of circumstances is found to exist, the court’s inquiry ceases. In this context, the term “material” relates to a change that may affect the welfare of a child. The circumstances to which change would apply would be the circumstances known to the trial court when it rendered the prior order…

We have client meeting locations in Montgomery County (Rockville) and Baltimore.

Child Custody Maryland

Contact our law firm today to speak with a lawyer today. An attorney from our firm will do his best to help you.

Our law firm has the necessary experience to assist you with this matter.  We will do our absolute best to help you get the best result possible based on the facts of your case.