Blog Posts in 2011

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  • Changes to Maryland Divorce Law on October 1, 2011
    Changes to Maryland Divorce Law on October 1, 2011

    Today I was interviewed by WTOP Washington Radio regarding the changes to Maryland Divorce Law which will take effect on October 1. This change means that parties to a divorce in Maryland will not ...

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  • Distribution or Division of Property in Maryland Divorce
    Distribution or Division of Property in Maryland Divorce

    In Maryland, the Courts follow the doctrine of equitable distribution in the division of property in a divorce. These doctrine means the Court does not have to divide everything equally, although that ...

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  • Custody Evaluations in Maryland
    Custody Evaluations in Maryland

    The courts in Maryland use a number of factors in determining the ultimate custodial parent in a contested custody dispute. The factors, of which the famous case of Montgomery County Dept. of Social ...

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  • Maryland Divorce Law Changes
    Maryland Divorce Law Changes

    The ground or basis upon which an Absolute Divorce may be granted by a Court in Maryland will be changing as of October 1, 2011. Senate Bill 139 amends or changes Section 7-103 of the Family Law ...

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  • Child Custody Evaluations
    Child Custody Evaluations

    Custody evaluations, or parenting time studies, are often court ordered when there is a question of parental fitness in a custody case where parents are separating or divorcing . These studies are ...

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