“The impact of a child’s sexual orientation and gender identity on custody matters” By: Elizabeth J. McInturff, Esq.

Elizabeth J. McInturff, Esq., of JDKatz, P.C., recently wrote a guest column in The Daily Record. She explains how the state of Maryland deems a parent’s sexual orientation irrelevant when making adoption and custody determinations. Though, there is still the question of how a minor child’s sexual orientation or gender identity may play a role in these proceedings. Elizabeth remarks that the court’s and parents’ primary concern should be protecting their child from harm, including if it is being perpetuated by a parent. To learn more about this, click on the picture below.