• 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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    • How Can You Lose Child Custody in Maryland?

      There is a lot of information circulating the internet about how to obtain child custody , but what about how to lose custody? When it comes time to request child custody, especially sole custody, as ...

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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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    • 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. 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. 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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    • How Divorced Parents Can Benefit from Co-Parenting Counseling

      Divorce brings about many changes, especially if the separating spouses have children together. It’s not uncommon for children in this situation to feel pulled back and forth between mom or dad. After ...

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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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    • Dirty Divorce Tactics 101: What to Watch Out For

      Unfortunately, your spouse might not choose to play nicely during your divorce. He/she may try to engage in what are called "dirty divorce tactics" or behavior that is considered manipulative, ...

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    • How Can You Lose Child Custody in Maryland?

      There is a lot of information circulating the internet about how to obtain child custody , but what about how to lose custody? When it comes time to request child custody, especially sole custody, as ...

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    • Is a Separation Agreement the Same as a Divorce Decree?

      If you are considering separating from your spouse, you are probably thinking about your options. In Maryland, you can create a separation agreement while you wait to get divorced. A separation ...

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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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    • How Can You Lose Child Custody in Maryland?

      There is a lot of information circulating the internet about how to obtain child custody , but what about how to lose custody? When it comes time to request child custody, especially sole custody, as ...

      Read More
    • Is a Separation Agreement the Same as a Divorce Decree?

      If you are considering separating from your spouse, you are probably thinking about your options. In Maryland, you can create a separation agreement while you wait to get divorced. A separation ...

      Read More
    • 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 ...

      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
    • Is a Separation Agreement the Same as a Divorce Decree?

      If you are considering separating from your spouse, you are probably thinking about your options. In Maryland, you can create a separation agreement while you wait to get divorced. A separation ...

      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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    • 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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