Schweitzer & Scherr, LLC

Few events in life are more stressful then those involving children. When confronting such situations it makes sense to consult a knowledgeable, experienced lawyer. A consult can give you an accurate understanding of the risks you may be facing and assist in developing a response that protects and promotes your interests. A consult is especially important in time sensitive situations, such as child abuse investigations, removal of foster children and responding to a subpoena or summons.

Adoption, Foster Care, and Child Maltreatment Lawyer

Child Custody

Mr. Schweitzer can assist in establishing or preserving unusual custodial arrangements such as those that involve relatives, grandparents and unrelated caretakers.

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Mr. Schweitzer is an experienced adoption attorney and has provided representation in unusual circumstances, such as “three-parent adoptions”, adoptions by transgendered persons and adoptions by unmarried couples.

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Parents’ Responsibility

Many time parents experience difficulty parenting older adolescents and confront problems involving adult children who have not left or who have returned home or who need parental guidance and assistance.

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Child Abuse and Neglect

Unfortunately, those who care for or work with children are at risk of being accused of maltreating these children.

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About Our Practice

Harvey Schweitzer is a graduate of UCLA Law School and practices law in the District of Columbia and Maryland.

His practice embraces legal matters that affect children and people who care for children such as parents, relatives, day care workers, social workers, teachers and child serving agencies.

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Mr. Schweitzer is "of counsel" to Savit & Szymkowicz, LLP

Savit & Szymkowicz, LLP, located in Bethesda, provides legal counsel throughout Maryland and District of Columbia in various matters, wills, probate and living wills.

  • Employment Law
  • Business disputes and contracts
  • Estate Planning
  • Education (including special education, disabilities accommodations, both K-12 and college-level)