Child custody and the best interests of the child

Are you going through the divorce process? Have you come to realize that this will impact your family, including your children, in many ways? If you have yet to think about matters of child custody, now is the time to do so. After all, you want to do what’s best for your child at all times.

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When your co-parent does not make child support payments

Not receiving the child support payments you are due can lead to severe financial challenges. In turn, this can have a negative impact on your ability to care for your children. Even one missed payment can make all the difference in the quality of life your kids enjoy, and numerous missed payments can be disastrous. Most parents in Maryland already know the effect of missed child support payments. What they often do not know is what can be done to remedy the situation.

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Maryland judge awards custody of embryos to woman

The first ruling of its kind in the state, a judge has granted custody of nine frozen embryos to a Maryland woman. The woman’s ex-husband argued against the decision, contending that it violates his rights to choose whether to have more children. His attorney asserted that the ruling obligates the man to father additional children with his ex-wife. Despite giving her control of the embryos, the judge found the woman to be an unfit parent and awarded sole child custody of the couple’s 3-year-old daughter to the man.

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