Divorce Attorney and Custody Lawyer with many years of experience practicing Law in Maryland Family Law courts
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Divorce Attorney and Custody Lawyer serving Baltimore, Annapolis, Westminster, Mt. Washington, Fells Point, White Marsh, Bel Air, and the greater Baltimore County, Carroll County, and Anne Arundel County areas



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Maryland Divorce and Custody Law is the only kind of Law we do and we do it well!
We have obtained Sole and Joint Physical Custody for Fathers many times in Courts around the state of Maryland!
***Past success is no guarantee whatever of future success***


Attorney Matney has obtained Joint Legal Custody, and Joint Physical Custody with 50-50 time sharing (i.e., equal authority/equal access), for Fathers many times in Family Law Courts around the State of Maryland.   She has also achieved Settlement for Joint Legal and Joint Physical Custody with Equal Time Sharing for Fathers many times.


Attny Matney has also obtained Sole Legal and Sole Physical Custody for Fathers at the Trial level, at the Appellate level, by Emergency Hearing, and also by Settlement.


Published case regarding Constitutional Rights and Family Law where Attny Matney obtained an Order for Sole Legal and Sole Physical Custody for the Father wherein the Court refined and clarified part of Maryland Child Custody Law in response to her argument:   McDermott v. Dougherty,   385   Md.   320   (2005).
*The McDermott case was later upheld and expanded to also cover Maryland Visitation Law on 1/12/07 in the case of Koshko v. Haining.


Consultations are by appointment only
and can be by phone or in person


The laws referenced on this site are meant to be used as general background information only and should not be used to replace actual legal advice from an experienced Family Law attorney regarding your unique case or circumstances.

If you would like to have a consultation with Attorney Matney, the first thing we need for you to do is fill out our Appointment Request E-Mail Form below.   This will enable us to make sure there is no Conflict of Interest and that the attorney could possibly be available on the date(s) you may need in the court you need, and that the type of work you need done is something the attorney does.


For example, while we will accept custody cases involving children who were adopted, we do not do actual adoption work.   Filling out the e-mail form enables us to quickly help you avoid losing valuable time finding an attorney if we are not going to be able to possibly help you, and will enable us to help you faster if we are going to be able to help you.


  Filling out our form is no guarantee of the attorney being able to discuss your case with you or of case acceptance.



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Consultations can be by phone or in person, but are by prior appointment only

The Matney Law Firm is based in Rockville, Maryland, but we do accept Divorce and Custody cases in many different areas around the State of Maryland.   Maryland Family Law is the only kind of Law we do and we do it in many different counties around the State of Maryland.   We have won for Fathers many times in courts around the State of Maryland.   *Past success is no guarantee of future success.   We do not charge for driving-time to or from court hearings.

Matney Law Firm, LLC
2275 Research Blvd., Suite 500
Rockville, MD 20850
(301) 279-7200


To avoid confusion regarding dates, times, and location, all appointments are set and confirmed via e-mail only.


If you would like to speak to the attorney, please click on the Appointment Request E-mail Form link above to begin the process of setting your appointment.




Case Acceptance

We accept cases regarding Maryland Custody, Divorce, and/or Maryland Civil Abuse allegations only.

As spouses and parents do not always remain in the same county after they separate in this highly mobile area, we accept cases throughout much Maryland to accommodate our clients' needs.   We do not charge for driving-time to or from court hearings.


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in Maryland


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Directions to the
Matney Law Firm, LLC
2275 Research Blvd., Suite 500
Rockville, Maryland






From I-270, take Exit 8
onto Shady Grove Road

From Shady Grove Road,
turn left onto Research Blvd.


Once on Research Blvd.,
go less than a mile until you see the sign on the left that says "Research Office Center 2273-2275."   If you see W. Gude Drive and Columbia Bank, you have gone too far.
Turn left into the parking lot.   Go straight.   See Building Number 2275
and park anywhere there is an open space.   Parking is free.


We are on the fifth floor in Suite 500


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