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Family Law

We handle all types of divorce and family law matters, including the complex area of military family law.



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Child Custody Lawyers in Frederick, MD

Coming to an agreement on child custody and visitation agreements is one of the most emotionally challenging issues to accomplish in a divorce or separation. Parents want the best for their children and want to minimize the negative impact that a split will have on the children’s future. When you work with The Law Offices of Shipe & Bush, P.C., you have the benefit of knowing that you’ll be represented by a team of lawyers that is sensitive to the fact that custodial issues are challenging and has a successful track record in handling various custody issues.

Regardless of when you decide to come to our firm, you get our full attention and can expect straightforward advice on resolving an issue or creating an effective custody settlement. Based in Frederick, MD, the goal of The Law Offices of Shipe & Bush, P.C., is to guide and assist you in your efforts in reaching an amicable agreement. We take a step-by-step approach to working with clients and take the time to help educate clients about specific custody laws that may affect their situation.

Custody And Child Visitation: Creating A Plan That Works

It is always our goal to help parents reach an agreement without needing to litigate matters. However, that’s not always possible. Not all custody settlements can be reached simply through negotiations. It may be necessary to work with an aggressive lawyer to help you reach a settlement that works best for your children. Our attorneys have the skills and experience to effectively represent your interests in the courtroom, if necessary. We care about your family’s future and the well-being of your children.

Changes In Custody Arrangements

Even after your children’s custody has been determined, changes may occur which necessitate a modification in the existing custody arrangement. As a result of these changes, it may be necessary to file for a modification of custody with the court. Generally, the courts review custody if there has been a “material change in circumstances.” Our attorneys can advise you as to whether the court is likely to consider whether there is a “material” change in the circumstances of your case and what the possible outcomes are if you decide to file for a modification of custody. Finally, they will strongly advocate for the best possible outcome for you and your children.

We believe the protection, happiness and well-being of your children should always be the most important goals in any child custody and visitation matter. Having a stable and happy environment for you and your children is what the court and our law office will be working toward.

In addition to handling custody modifications, we also handle related issues such as parental relocation, military child custody, adoption and more.

Contact Our Law Firm For Your Free 30-Minute Consultation

Please contact our firm to schedule a free 30-minute consultation to discuss your custody or family law matter. Call 240-575-1522 or contact our firm online. We are located in Frederick and our child custody lawyers accept cases throughout Frederick County, Montgomery County and the surrounding Maryland areas.