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Towson Child Custody Lawyer | Joint Natural Guardianship.

Biological Parents Have Joint Natural Custody Until There Is a Court Order.   

If no court has entered an order governing legal and physical custody, then the parties have joint natural guardianship under MD Code, Family Law ¶5-203, which states that both parents are the natural guardians of the minor children. That guardianship passes to only one parent to the extent that the other parent dies, abandons the family, or is incapable of acting as a parent. Both parents are jointly and severally liable to support the child monetarily. However, these duties can shift to a grandparent if one or both children are minor children are not emancipated. The joint natural guardianship terminates to the extent that:

  • Both parents live separate and apart;
  • The Circuit Court enters a custody order

Call For a Free Consultation in Towson With Divorce & Custody Lawyer Amar S. Weisman.

The family firm is located near The Circuit Court for Baltimore County at 1018 Dulaney Valley Road, 2nd Floor. When you Exit 695 onto Dulaney Valley Road, The Law Offices of Amar S. Weisman, LLC is the first house on the right. We represent clients throughout the Baltimore metropolitan area including Aberdeen. Abingdon, Annapolis, Baldwin, Baltimore, Bel Air, Carney, Catonsville, Cockeysville, Dundalk, Edgewood, Essex, Glen Burnie, Hunt Valley, Hydes, Lutherville, Mays Chapel, Middle River, Owings Mills, Parkville, Perry Hall, Ruxton, Severna Park, Timonium, Towson, Westminster and White Marsh. 

Call 410-321-4994 To Meet With Towson Child Custody & Family Law Lawyer Amar S. Weisman.

Please Call (410) 321-4994 during business hours to schedule a free consultation for the purpose of deciding whether you want to retain Amar S. Weisman. The firm does not accept pro bono clients at this time. To retain legal services and advice, you must pay a retainer, See Policy on Fees/Costs. The law firm is located in the heart of Towson near The Circuit Court For Baltimore County, Towson Town Center, Goucher College and Towson University, at 1018 Dulaney Valley Road (MD-146), Second Floor Towson, MD 21204. We represent clients throughout the Baltimore area including Aberdeen, Abingdon, Baldwin, Bel Air, Bowleys Quarters, Brooklandville, Carney, Catonsville, Cockeysville, Edgewood, Essex, Garrison, Glen Arm, Greenspring Valley, Homeland, Hunt Valley, Hydes, the Joppa Road Corridor, Kingsville, Long Green, Lutherville, Middle River, Nottingham, Owings Mills, Parkville, Pikesville, Perry Hall, Reisterstown, Riderwood, Rodgers Forge, Rosedale, Ruxton, Sparks, Sparrows Point, Stoneleigh, Timonium, Towson, West Towson,  White Hall,  White Marsh, and the York Road corridor. We have also represented a number of out-of-state clients. The law firm does not guarantee the results in any matter. 

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