Christopher W. Roberts
Christopher W. 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. Chris is committed to promoting and facilitating resolution outside of the court process wherever possible. To that end, Chris is trained as a collaborative law practitioner and as a mediator for both financial and child custody matters.
Chris regularly handles complex child custody matters, which often involve child custody and/or psychological evaluations, multi-state or international jurisdictional disputes, and mental health or substance abuse issues. Chris frequently serves as a Best Interest Attorney on behalf of minor children as well. 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 forensic accounting and related principles.
Chris is a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and has been recognized by Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America as a premier divorce and family law attorney. Chris is active in the Maryland and Montgomery County bar associations, frequently presenting a range of continuing education courses for both organizations. Chris is also a contributing author to the Maryland State Bar Association’s divorce and family law treatise, Divorce & Separation, 10th edition, and serves as a faculty member for the Judicial College of Maryland, presenting an annual ‘family law update’ to judges statewide.
Chris is a native of Montgomery County, where he continues to reside with his wife and their two children. Before becoming a family law attorney, Chris was a high school English teacher in the Montgomery County Public School system.