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Family Law Attorney Sykesville MD

Family Law Attorney Sykesville, MD

Resolving Family Issues and Marital Problems in Sykesville since 1936

Family matters are sensitive, so they require care and attention from a knowledgeable source. A partner of Hoffman, Comfort, Offutt, Scott & Halstad, LLP, Rick Offutt has been a family law attorney for Sykesville MD residents since 1982. As a family law attorney, Mr. Offutt understands the stress caused to families from family matters.  For that reason, he believes in making legitimate efforts to settle domestic problems in the best interest of the client and the whole family.

Amicable resolutions are more cost-effective than going to court. They also preserve the civility of a relationship that is necessary if there are minor children involved. Mr. Offutt understands not all domestic cases can be settled without advancing to court. If the case must go to court, he will aggressively pursue your best interests before the judges in Sykesville, MD.

Experience Family Law Firm on Your Side

When you hire Hoffman, Comfort, Offutt, Scott, & Halstad, LLP to represent you in a court of law, you can rest assured our family law attorney will keep your best interests in mind. Attorney Offutt is well versed in Maryland family law and demonstrates impeccable skills both in and out of the courtroom. Whatever your family law needs are, you can count on Attorney Rick Offutt to deliver exceptional and favorable results.

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Our family law attorney services in Sykesville and surrounding communities include:

  • Domestic Violence
  • Separation Agreements
  • Property Division
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Custody and Visitation
  • Child support
  • Marital Home Use
  • Divorce
  • Alimony


A divorce can be one of the most difficult challenges you may have to face in your lifetime. While your emotions are running high, it can make it tough for you to make rational decisions on your own, which is why our Sykesville, MD family law firm is dedicated to helping you navigate these difficult times. We will listen to your story and gather as many details as possible so that we can create a customized strategy to help you reach desired outcomes in court.

Property Division

When you go through a divorce, odds are you will have to decide on the appropriate property division. Maryland operates under equitable distribution laws, meaning property that was acquired during the marriage technically belongs to the spouse who earned the property. During a divorce, marital property must be divided equally per several factors.

As property division can raise additional tension during a divorce, our Sykesville, MD family law attorney has the knowledge and experience to help ensure you receive the property and assets you are rightfully entitled to.

Child Support

Attorney Rick Offutt is committed to ensuring optimal outcomes when it comes to caring for your children. He works diligently to make sure the court gets an accurate representation of your financial situation while providing all relevant information that could be helpful in your particular case. When you work with Offutt, you will have the peace of mind you deserve, knowing you have someone on your side advocating for your children.

Child Custody

If you are experiencing child custody or visitation disputes, our Sykesville, MD family law attorney is here to help. We understand the emotional difficulty that can occur when fighting for your children which is why we work tirelessly by your side to give your case the attention and care it deserves.

Attorney Rick Offutt has years of experience dealing with child custody cases throughout the Sykesville area. He is prepared to thoroughly investigate any allegations against your ex-spouse that could potentially cast doubt on their ability to parent.

Contact Hoffman, Comfort, Offutt, Scott & Halstad, LLP Today

Our office serving our clients from Sykesville is in downtown Westminster. When you need a Sykesville family law attorney, call Attorney Rick Offutt with Hoffman, Comfort, Offutt, Scott & Halstad, LLP, at (410) 848-4444 to schedule an appointment. Mr. Offutt will represent you to his fullest abilities while serving as your advocate.

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