Chris Roberts is a family law and divorce attorney who represents clients in all aspects of family law, including separation, divorce, custody, property, support, post-judgment issues, and domestic violence matters in Maryland.
Compassionate and charismatic, Chris’s mission is to assist his clients in protecting and maintaining what they hold most dear. He is skilled at identifying his clients’ unique challenges, and represents their interests forcefully and tactfully toward the desired outcome.
Chris is always exploring creative ways to resolve difficult issues, so as to avoid the expensive and often acrimonious litigation process where possible. Whatever the process, Chris strives to make the divorce experience easier and less painful. When litigation is the best or only option, Chris thrives and has a reputation for being firm but fair in his dealings with the bench and opposing counsel. In addition to his decade of trial experience, Chris is also a trained mediator. He is well-versed in eDiscovery and recently completed an intensive eDiscovery Training Academy at Georgetown University.
Chris regularly handles complex child custody matters, which frequently involve child custody and/or psychological evaluations, multi-state or international jurisdictional disputes, and mental health or substance abuse issues. Chris is equally well-versed handling complex financial cases which may require tracing of marital and non-marital funds, knowledge of the tax consequences associated with property disposition or awards of support, and familiarity and comfort with forensic accounting and related principles.
Chris is a native of Montgomery County, where he continues to reside with his wife and two young children. Before becoming a family law attorney, Chris was a high school English teacher in the Montgomery County Public School system.