With 40 years of experience, and, voted “Best Attorney” in the Capital Reader’s... more
With 40 years of experience, and, voted “Best Attorney” in the Capital Reader’s Choice Survey in 2009, John (Rick) Warren has the background and experience to help you resolve your legal concerns. John R. Warren runs a small private practice dedicated to personal service and commitment to client needs.
Dawn Merino is an experienced family law / divorce attorney. She has practiced... more
Dawn Merino is an experienced family law / divorce attorney. She has practiced family law exclusively for 22 years. She is skilled at identifying your particular issues and employing the correct strategies for your case. Attorney Dawn Merino can assist her clients in separating the emotional aspects of the case from the legal realities of the case. She is compassionate but focused. She is ... view profile
I have been practicing family law for over 30 years, and have helped over 3,000... more
I have been practicing family law for over 30 years, and have helped over 3,000 people through this often difficult process. I handle all aspects of separation and divorce, including mediation, negotiations and litigation of simple and complex cases. I work on child custody, visitation and child support cases, divorces involving significant marital assets and division of property and pensions, ... view profile
As an Attorney, Mediator, and Collaborative Professional, Shelly M. Ingram has... more
As an Attorney, Mediator, and Collaborative Professional, Shelly M. Ingram has represented Maryland divorce and family law clients since 2004. Shelly litigates cases involving divorce, child custody, child support, alimony, modifications, marital property, domestic violence, and an array of post-judgment issues. In many contested cases, litigation is the only option. Ms. Ingramis experienced in... view profile
Practice Areas Family Law(100%); Divorce; Child Custody; Alimony; Annulment;... more
Practice Areas Family Law(100%); Divorce; Child Custody; Alimony; Annulment; Cohabitation Agreements; Divorce Arbitration; Divorce Mediation; Divorce Taxation; Domestic Partnerships; Domestic Relations; Domestic Violence; Equitable Distribution; Family Arbitration; Family Mediation; Gay and Lesbian Family Law; International Family Law; Interstate Support; Legal Separation Agreements; Mari... view profile
I represent clients in family law cases and divorce matters throughout Maryland,... more
I represent clients in family law cases and divorce matters throughout Maryland, including Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Carroll County, Howard County, Montgomery County, and Prince George's County. My services range from amicable separations, to child custody matters, to high-conflict divorce litigation. I often handle cases with complex financial issues.
If you are getting divorced and have children, part of the divorce agreement will involve determining where and with whom the children will live. A child custody lawyer can help you negotiate custody, either by agreement or in court. The custodial parent (the one the child lives with) earns the legal right to make decisions regarding the child's lifestyle, welfare, and education. Some parents opt for joint custody, which means children divide their time between both parents' homes, and parents share the right to make decisions on behalf of the children. If you as parents are unable to agree on child custody, a judge will decide for you.