• 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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    • What Should Be Included in a Parenting Plan?

      Your parenting plan will outline how you and your co-parent will take care of the upbringing of your children after your divorce or separation. As such, it is one of the most important documents you ...

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    • When Can a Child Choose a Custodial Parent in Maryland?

      One of the most difficult issues to resolve in a divorce is figuring out your child custody agreement. Parents often disagree on what is best for their child, so this can be a highly disputed issue. ...

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    • Understanding the Difference Between the 4 Main Types of Child Custody

      Under Maryland state law, both biological parents of a child have the right to act as natural custodians unless custody is disputed in court (the law treats both the mother and the father equally). ...

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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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    • What Should Be Included in a Parenting Plan?

      Your parenting plan will outline how you and your co-parent will take care of the upbringing of your children after your divorce or separation. As such, it is one of the most important documents you ...

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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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    • What Should Be Included in a Parenting Plan?

      Your parenting plan will outline how you and your co-parent will take care of the upbringing of your children after your divorce or separation. As such, it is one of the most important documents you ...

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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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    • What Should Be Included in a Parenting Plan?

      Your parenting plan will outline how you and your co-parent will take care of the upbringing of your children after your divorce or separation. As such, it is one of the most important documents you ...

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    • 5 Tips on How to Find the Best Lawyer for a Divorce

      If you are considering filing for divorce or have just been served divorce papers, the first question on your mind is probably “where do I find the best divorce lawyer?” Your divorce lawyer will help ...

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    • Should You Avoid Dating During a Divorce?

      Going through a divorce is stressful, so it is easy to see why you might be drawn to dating during this time. This is especially true if you are feeling lonely or think that seeing someone new may ...

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    • Can You Modify a Divorce Decree in Maryland?

      When a divorce is finalized, a final divorce decree will be enacted. This decree contains information regarding the rights and obligations of each spouse and includes the division of marital property, ...

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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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    • What Should Be Included in a Parenting Plan?

      Your parenting plan will outline how you and your co-parent will take care of the upbringing of your children after your divorce or separation. As such, it is one of the most important documents you ...

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    • 5 Tips on How to Find the Best Lawyer for a Divorce

      If you are considering filing for divorce or have just been served divorce papers, the first question on your mind is probably “where do I find the best divorce lawyer?” Your divorce lawyer will help ...

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    • When Can a Child Choose a Custodial Parent in Maryland?

      One of the most difficult issues to resolve in a divorce is figuring out your child custody agreement. Parents often disagree on what is best for their child, so this can be a highly disputed issue. ...

      Read More
    • 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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    • What Should Be Included in a Parenting Plan?

      Your parenting plan will outline how you and your co-parent will take care of the upbringing of your children after your divorce or separation. As such, it is one of the most important documents you ...

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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 ...

      Read More
    • 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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