Md. appeals court: De facto parents may get attorney’s fees in custody cases

Adults so intimately connected to a child’s upbringing as to be de facto parents are eligible for attorney’s fees when their right to custody, visitation or support is challenged without substantial justification by another party, Maryland’s second-highest court has held. In its reported decision, the Court of Special Appeals also ruled Wednesday that a nonparent who ...

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