Blog Posts in 2014

All Posts
  • Character and Reputation in a Custody Matter
    Character and Reputation in a Custody Matter

    The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines character as one of the attributes or features that make up and distinguish an individual. The Maryland Court will determine based upon the evidence presented at ...

    Read More
  • Why a Lawyer may be helpful during a divorce and/or custody case
    Why a Lawyer may be helpful during a divorce and/or custody case

    1. Nicholas T. Exarhakis is a family law lawyer specializing in divorce and custody/visitation issues with over 20 years of experience in the Maryland court system. Obtaining expert advice is one of ...

    Read More
  • Maryland Divorce and Retirement Accounts
    Maryland Divorce and Retirement Accounts

    Under Maryland divorce law, retirement accounts, such as defined pension plans, IRAs, 401k, 403b, 457b and TSP's are considered martial property unless the contents were acquired prior to the ...

    Read More
  • What are the Grounds For a Divorce in Maryland?
    What are the Grounds For a Divorce in Maryland?

    The grounds for a divorce will depend on the type of divorce that you are looking to pursue. Maryland's divorce laws are different than many other states in that you are unable to use 'irreconcilable ...

    Read More
  • Separation Agreements in Maryland
    Separation Agreements in Maryland

    A separation agreement is a legally binding contract that is voluntarily entered into by Husband and Wife when they plan to live separate and apart with the intent to terminate the martial ...

    Read More
  • Paying Alimony from the Grave?
    Paying Alimony from the Grave?

    Maryland Family Law §11–108 states that alimony will terminate upon the death of either party, the marriage of the recipient or if the court finds that the termination is necessary to avoid a harsh ...

    Read More