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Legal Information: Maryland

Maryland Custody

Laws current as of
November 13, 2017

Custody

This page provides legal information on custody law in Maryland.  WomensLaw.org strongly recommends that you get in touch with a lawyer or domestic violence organization in your area before proceeding with court action. To find help, please go to the MD Finding a Lawyer page.

  In our general Custody page, we have information about custody that is not specific to any state. The page includes a section about how to try to transfer your custody case to a new state where you are living so that you can modify the custody order from your new state.