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Legal Information: Maryland

Custody

Updated: 
August 14, 2019

Can a parent who does not have custody have access to the child's records?

Yes. Parents without custody may access the child’s medical, dental and educational records unless a judge orders otherwise.1 If you have a good reason to ask that access be denied, you may consider raising this issue in the custody proceeding.

1 Md. Code, Fam. Law § 9-104