Some reported Opinions from our appellate practice in a variety of areas:

Sherman v. Rouse
Welsh v. Welsh
MCR of America, Inc. v. Greene
Downey v. Sharp
Karsenty, et al. v. Schoukroun

Family Law

Is Our Specialty

Karen D. Amos, Esq. and her associate Miriam H. Sievers, Esq. work in all areas of family law, presenting a unified front and a comprehensive understanding of child custody cases, traditional divorce proceedings, and collaborative practice. They work with individuals of all backgrounds, creating unique solutions for individual cases.


Karen D. Amos has over 30 years’ experience practicing family law in Howard and surrounding counties. You can rest easy knowing she and her associates are representing your case.

Why Work with the Law Offices of Karen D. Amos?


Over 30 years of experience working in all facets of family law and appellate litigation.


Our services include divorce, child custody, appeals, and everything in between.

LGBTQ Friendly

Our experienced attorneys are familiar with LGBTQ family law issues, and handle family formation (including adoptions), custody, separation and divorce, and appellate issues.

Responsive and Collaborative

We’ll work directly with you to create solutions that work for you and your family.

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    Our Family Law Practice Areas

    Our divorce services encompass all aspects of divorce, including separation, alimony, property division, and litigation.

    The Law Offices of Karen D. Amos offer comprehensive custody services, including physical custody, legal custody, and child support.

    Collaborative practice and mediation can be excellent alternatives to traditional court-based litigation. The team at the Law Offices of Karen D. Amos can assist you when your goal is to stay out of court.

    The appeals process can be long and complicated. Our team will walk you through every step and help you make the best decisions for your case.

    We provide comprehensive family law services, including pre-marital agreements, post-marital agreements, divorce proceedings, custody and child support proceedings, appeals cases, collaborative practice, and mediation.

    Our attorneys are well-versed in the complex issues that can arise for LGBTQ families, & offer a full range of specific services to protect your family. We stay up to date on this evolving area of law such as donor agreements, second-parent adoptions & complex dissolution & divorce issues.

    Your Maryland Family Attorney Supporting Maryland Families