Maryland Child Custody Laws
|Code Section||Fam. §5-203, 9-102|
|Year Uniform Child Custody Act Adopted||1957|
|Joint Custody an Option?||Yes, §5-203(d)(2)|
|Grandparent Visitation Rights Recognized?||Yes, §9-102|
|Child's Own Wishes Considered?||No; 9-103 Child 16 yrs. old may petition for change of custody|
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