• Does Maryland Have Legal Separation?

      Each state has established its own laws about legal separations and divorces. While all states authorize divorce, not all states allow for legal separations. So, where does Maryland stand on the ...

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    • Can Adultery Impact Alimony in Maryland?

      It’s no secret that countless marriages are destroyed by infidelity each and every year. If your marriage has been destroyed because someone was unfaithful, you may be wondering if the cheating spouse ...

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    • Is Alimony Guaranteed in Maryland Divorce Cases?

      If you are headed toward divorce in Annapolis, or anywhere else in Maryland, you may be wondering if alimony is guaranteed in all of the state’s divorce cases. In a word, “no.” Alimony (spousal ...

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    • Can I Stop Paying Child Support if My Ex Won’t Let Me See My Kids?

      In Maryland, all parents are obligated to financially support their children. When parents split up, a family court can order child support so the child’s financial needs are met. Child support orders ...

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    • Child Custody: Why Not Move Away From My Kids?

      Are you a noncustodial parent who is going through a divorce ? Or, perhaps your divorce has been finalized for some time now. Either way, if you are considering moving to another county or even out of ...

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    • FAQ: Holiday Visitation and Child Custody

      The holidays are here and, before you start planning your Thanksgiving dinner or decking the halls, you should fully understand your holiday visitation plan. The better you understand it or clarify ...

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    • Can I Stop Paying Child Support if My Ex Won’t Let Me See My Kids?

      In Maryland, all parents are obligated to financially support their children. When parents split up, a family court can order child support so the child’s financial needs are met. Child support orders ...

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    • Impact of COVID-19 on Child Support

      With the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), family law attorneys, family courts, and local child support agencies are realizing the virus is likely to be impacting case participants. For some parents in ...

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    • Can Parents Stop Paying Child Support for These Reasons?

      When parents are ordered to pay child support as a part of a paternity or divorce action, there’s often a lot they still don’t know about how child support works in Maryland. Each state has different ...

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    • Impact of COVID-19 on Child Support

      With the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), family law attorneys, family courts, and local child support agencies are realizing the virus is likely to be impacting case participants. For some parents in ...

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    • Can Parents Stop Paying Child Support for These Reasons?

      When parents are ordered to pay child support as a part of a paternity or divorce action, there’s often a lot they still don’t know about how child support works in Maryland. Each state has different ...

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    • Co-Parenting Birthday Parties

      Should Divorced Parents Spend Time Together with Their Child? A common decision that divorcing parent’s face is that of figuring out if they will spend their children’s birthday and other parties ...

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    • 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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    • 5 Common Mistakes Fathers Make During Their Divorce

      Going through divorce can be emotionally draining, and can leave you more susceptible to taking actions that you might later regret. For fathers, it is especially important to be aware of potential ...

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    • Managing Child Custody Over the Holidays

      Now that it’s November, the holiday season is upon us. For many, the upcoming weeks mean eggnog, pumpkin pie, turkey, Christmas lights outside the house, family holiday traditions, hot chocolate, ...

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    • Successful Co-Parenting During Divorce

      If you’re a parent who is headed toward divorce , you may be worried about how the divorce is going to affect your children and your relationship with them. These are valid concerns indeed, especially ...

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    • Maryland Grounds for Divorce

      Maryland has some of the most restrictive divorce rules of any state. Only recently have Maryland divorce law been relaxed to allow for immediate no-fault, consensual divorce proceedings. However, ...

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    • Two Ways COVID-19 Will Lead to Divorce

      The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has affected our lives in so many ways; you’d have a hard time finding anyone whose life wasn’t impacted. Some of the noticeable effects include school closures, ...

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    • Are Inheritances Split in Maryland Divorces?

      Once someone realizes they are on the road to divorce , they start thinking about their various martial assets and how they will be divided in the divorce. For many divorcing parties, such assets ...

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    • Two Ways COVID-19 Will Lead to Divorce

      The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has affected our lives in so many ways; you’d have a hard time finding anyone whose life wasn’t impacted. Some of the noticeable effects include school closures, ...

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    • Domestic Violence & Divorce in Maryland

      If you’re a victim of domestic violence , please understand that it can happen to anyone. Contrary to popular belief, domestic violence does not only affect people who are poor and uneducated, or on ...

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    • Now Is The Time To Talk To A Family Law Lawyer

      If you are contemplating separation or divorce it is never to early to speak with a competent family law lawyer. Knowledge is power and receiving excellent advice can make the separation/divorce ...

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    • Do I Get a Stimulus Check for My College Student?

      Since March, when President Donald Trump declared a national emergency due to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), the American economy was hit hard, very hard. Non-essential businesses were directed ...

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    • Maryland Custody Laws for Unmarried Parents

      Maryland Custody Laws for Unmarried Parents When it comes to child custody for unmarried parents, the laws in Maryland are somewhat similar to the laws for married couples with children. Either the ...

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    • Does Maryland Have Legal Separation?

      Each state has established its own laws about legal separations and divorces. While all states authorize divorce, not all states allow for legal separations. So, where does Maryland stand on the ...

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    • PROBLEMS WITH MILITARY PENSIONS IN MARYLAND DIVORCE

      The non-military spouse’s portion of a military pension can be obliterated in the event the military spouse converts, at any time, from a pension to a disability payment. In the Supreme Court case of ...

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    • Will Divorce Affect My Military Benefits?

      From a legal point of view, military divorces are the same as civilian divorces . The process is the same, but there may be additional factors that can complicate your military divorce. As a military ...

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    • Does Maryland Grant No-Fault Divorce?

      In the United States, we have what are called “no-fault” divorce states and “mixed states,” which grant fault-based divorces and no-fault divorces. Maryland is a mixed state because it grants no-fault ...

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    • Does Maryland Grant No-Fault Divorce?

      In the United States, we have what are called “no-fault” divorce states and “mixed states,” which grant fault-based divorces and no-fault divorces. Maryland is a mixed state because it grants no-fault ...

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    • Benefits of a Prenuptial Agreement in Maryland

      Prenuptial agreements , prenups, often come with a negative connotation to couples planning to marry. Some see the drafting of an agreement as having doubt in the marriage. While prenups do ease the ...

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    • Are Inheritances Split in Maryland Divorces?

      Once someone realizes they are on the road to divorce , they start thinking about their various martial assets and how they will be divided in the divorce. For many divorcing parties, such assets ...

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    • What Is Equitable Distribution of Property?

      Equitable distribution of property is a court decision regarding the fairest and most equitable division of property for a divorcing couple. When it comes to dividing property during divorce, ...

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    • Can I Get My Down Payment for My House Back?

      One question that is commonly asked by couples during their divorce is whether or not they can get the down payment for their home back if it was paid before their marriage. In this blog, we explain ...

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    • Domestic Violence & Divorce in Maryland

      If you’re a victim of domestic violence , please understand that it can happen to anyone. Contrary to popular belief, domestic violence does not only affect people who are poor and uneducated, or on ...

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    • Does Maryland Have Legal Separation?

      Each state has established its own laws about legal separations and divorces. While all states authorize divorce, not all states allow for legal separations. So, where does Maryland stand on the ...

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    • Common Alimony Questions

      Spousal support is a common legal dispute among divorced couples, which is why we want to take the time to answer some of the questions we are commonly asked about this particular subject. What Is ...

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    • Can I Get My Down Payment for My House Back?

      One question that is commonly asked by couples during their divorce is whether or not they can get the down payment for their home back if it was paid before their marriage. In this blog, we explain ...

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    • Is Alimony Guaranteed in Maryland Divorce Cases?

      If you are headed toward divorce in Annapolis, or anywhere else in Maryland, you may be wondering if alimony is guaranteed in all of the state’s divorce cases. In a word, “no.” Alimony (spousal ...

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