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Oct 22, 2020

Happy Anniversary, Kierra Wiggins!

By |October 22nd, 2020|Firm News|

If you have worked with McCabe Russell, PA at any time in the last three years, the chances are very good that you’ve spent time with Kierra Wiggins. Kierra is the Lead Paralegal here at the firm, and the role she plays is critical to our success. We conducted this interview so you could get [...]

Oct 20, 2020

Six Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Get Divorced

By |October 20th, 2020|divorce|

When it comes to the topic of divorce, you’ve probably heard people say that it’s not good to stay together just for the children. There’s truth to that but it’s not the only consideration you need to make when faced with the question of whether or not you should end your marriage. Marriage is a [...]

Oct 15, 2020

What Is a Peace Order, and Do I Need One?

By |October 15th, 2020|divorce|

Being harassed or feeling fearful every time you step outside your home or workplace alone can be paralyzing. You shouldn’t have to live that way simply because another person has made you the unwanted focus of their attention. Even if you have called the police, you’ve probably heard the same thing over and over. There [...]

Sep 22, 2020

Second Parent Adoption Is Important for LGBTQIA+ Families

By |September 22nd, 2020|adoption|

With attempts to roll back more and more protections for the LGBTQIA+ community, some of which will negatively impact families, it’s never been so important to do everything within your control to guarantee as many of your rights as you can, including those that should naturally come with being a parent. There are different reasons [...]

Sep 16, 2020

Heather McCabe Named to Best Lawyers List for 2021!

By |September 16th, 2020|Firm News|

McCabe Russell, PA proudly announces that partner Heather McCabe was recently selected by her peers for inclusion in the 27th edition of The Best Lawyers in America® for her service to clients in the area of Family Law Mediation in Fulton, Maryland. Best Lawyers recognizes attorneys in specific areas of legal practice using a methodology [...]

Jul 13, 2020

Heather McCabe Selected for 2020 Lawyers of Distinction

By |July 13th, 2020|Firm News|

McCabe Russell, P.A. is proud to announce that partner Heather McCabe has been selected for membership in Lawyers of Distinction for 2020. Lawyers of Distinction is a third-party rating service which recognizes attorneys from across the country who practice civil and criminal law. Attorneys are nominated and then vetted by the Selection Committee, undergoing independent [...]

Jun 29, 2020

Am I Responsible for My Spouse’s Debts if We Get Divorced?

By |June 29th, 2020|divorce|

Financial issues are one of the leading causes of divorce. Many couples find themselves disputing how to split up their assets, leading to a contentious battle between both parties. Though most people focus on the assets, it is important to remember that divorce may raise issues related to your debts as well. Dividing property in [...]

Jun 16, 2020

Narcissistic Personality Disorder, and Its Effects on Your Divorce

By |June 16th, 2020|divorce|

It’s no secret that divorce is a challenging and stressful life event. However, when your spouse is narcissistic, going through a divorce can become frustrating and discouraging. Dealing with someone with narcissistic personality disorder is challenging and, often, divorces can become contentious very quickly if you are not thoroughly prepared. What is narcissistic personality disorder [...]

Jun 9, 2020

New Family Law Legislation Update

By |June 9th, 2020|Family Law|

Despite the courts having been closed for nearly two months, state laws are still being reviewed, revised, and passed in order to continue bettering the legal system. To its credit, the Maryland legislature has been quite busy of late, to include the passing of new laws related to family court issues aimed at providing parties [...]

May 29, 2020

How to Shelter in Place With Your Ex

By |May 29th, 2020|divorce|

These are certainly trying times for everyone. Life changed in an instant as did a lot of plans that had been set in motion. Suddenly everyone has found their lives in a holding pattern with moves, starting new jobs, attending school, and beginning a new life that was to follow on the heels of separating [...]

May 18, 2020

Substance Abuse Complicates Child Custody Matters

By |May 18th, 2020|child custody|

Frequently, when two parents head to court over issues related to their children, it often boils down to someone wanting more visitation, or a complete change in custody. Allegations of all sorts can begin to fly when the gloves come off, including drug and alcohol abuse. This can be a game changer when it comes [...]

May 4, 2020

Protective Orders vs. Stay-at-Home Orders in Maryland

By |May 4th, 2020|domestic violence|

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic here in Maryland and across the nation, many families and couples are quarantining together in order to slow the spread of the virus. Stay-at-home orders enacted across the country aimed at protecting our citizens, however, have resulted in increased domestic violence complaints. USA Today reports that, although stay-at-home orders [...]