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  • What Happens if You Do Not Answer a Divorce Petition?
    What Happens if You Do Not Answer a Divorce Petition?

    Has your spouse just served you with divorce papers? Are you wondering what you need to do next? Many people think that if they ignore the petition, the divorce will go away and they can move on with ...

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  • Maryland Exceptions to Magistrate's Recommendations
    Maryland Exceptions to Magistrate's Recommendations

    If you are involved in a custody/access/child support case in Maryland, you or the other parent may request a temporary hearing, referred to as a Pendente Lite (“PL”) hearing before a Magistrate. A ...

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  • Common Child Custody Disputes During the Holidays
    Common Child Custody Disputes During the Holidays

    It’s never easy to figure out a child custody schedule, especially during the busy holiday season. Divorced couples often argue about which parent will get to spend the holiday with the kids. When ...

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  • What to do About Parental Alienation
    What to do About Parental Alienation

    Parental alienation happens when one parent attempts to turn their children against the other parent. This often happens with parents who are upset with the outcome of their divorce . When one parent ...

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  • Co-Parenting After Your Divorce
    Co-Parenting After Your Divorce

    After you have divorced your spouse, it is important to focus on ways to effectively co-parent in order to ensure your children don’t have to endure additional conflicts as they try to get used to ...

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  • Maryland's Updated Divorce Law 2018
    Maryland's Updated Divorce Law 2018

    A few years ago, Maryland updated its antiquated divorce laws to allow a couple to file for divorce without waiting the statutory one year of separation. To comply with that law three (3) conditions, ...

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