What Are Child Support Payments Supposed to Cover?

Whether you pay or receive child support, that monthly payment is financially important to everyone in your family. On average, according to the United States government, people pay around $5,760 per year in child support. When going through a divorce or split and determining child support, both parents should have a good understanding about how…

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Cryptocurrency and Uncovering Hidden Assets in a Divorce

Cryptocurrency has been skyrocketing in popularity recently. Once only the territory of savvy tech investors, today digital currency like Bitcoin is an asset to which anyone can have access. This type of currency is unregulated and volatile in value, but right now it’s hot and trading high. Controversial or not, if your spouse purchased cryptocurrency…

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How the COVID-19 Pandemic Changed Divorce

The world is forever changed since the COVID-19 pandemic took hold last year – the way we interact with each other, the way we work, and the way we do business have all evolved as the pandemic forced us into different ways of living. Even as more Americans are vaccinated, it’s likely to be a…

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Gaslighting and Divorce – Recognizing the Signs

It can be difficult being married to a narcissist. It can be even more difficult to divorce one. If you are married to a person with a personality disorder and are about to get divorced, it is important to plan ahead and be prepared for how they may react during the process. Because many people…

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Five Tips to Get More Parenting Time With Your Child

Are you trying to get more parenting or visitation time with your child? It is important to be proactive – whether you are just talking about divorce, in the middle of a custody dispute, or if you feel you are ready for increased time with your child. All custody and visitation cases are unique, but…

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Can Porn and Internet Sexual Addiction Lead to Divorce?

We don’t think anyone would argue that the internet hasn’t contributed to a greater worldwide access to information, knowledge, and entertainment. Especially during the COVID-19 pandemic era, the internet provides a lifeline to millions of people. However, there is also a downside. Internet addiction, addiction to online pornography in particular, has emerged as a growing…

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What You Should Know About Divorce and Filing Your Taxes

Both marriage and divorce are significant life events, each of which can have implications on your taxes. Whether you are in the process of divorcing, considering divorce, or are fresh from a divorce, it is important to consider the effects your 2020 tax filing may have on your finances. This is even more important if…

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Parenting & Adoption for Grandparents in Maryland

Family comes in many forms. Increasingly, parenting duties are being shouldered by grandparents – sometimes alone, and sometimes in tandem with birth parents, aunts and uncles, and other family members. All children need love and support, and grandparents have a wealth of that love and support to give. That is why it is important to…

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De Facto Parenting and Conover v. Conover

Being a parent is a rough but rewarding path many people choose to take. Even the best of parents may not always see eye to eye with their child’s other parent, or even their child but they have the constitutional right to make decisions they believe are best for their son or daughter at any…

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What to Do if Your Spouse Has Borderline Personality Disorder

Living with someone who has borderline personality disorder (BPD) can feel confusing and cause anxiety in your relationship. It often leads to rifts in personal relationships and even poses problems in maintaining employment, which can lead to further turbulence due to financial woes. Understanding BPD will go a long way in determining whether your marriage…

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Meet Raylynn T. Best-James, McCabe Russell, PA’s New Associate!

McCabe Russell, PA is proud to introduce Raylynn T. Best-James, one of our new Associate Attorneys! Raylynn’s experiences practicing estate planning & administration, personal injury, and other civil matters, along with family law, give her a unique advantage in the courtroom and during negotiations. Her proactive approach and attention to detail has made her a…

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Religious Extremism and Seeking Divorce: What You Should Know

When you and your spouse no longer share the same beliefs as a result of him or her subscribing to what you consider to be radical ideals, sharing a household can become beyond difficult. We aren’t talking about a slightly different view on something or a difference of opinion on one issue; we are talking…

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Meet Sofia Nadri, a New Associate at McCabe Russell, PA!

McCabe Russell, PA is excited to introduce Sofia Nadri, one of our new Associate Attorneys. Sofia offers a rich and varied legal background, having worked for the American National Red Cross, Office of the General Counsel, as well as in a personal injury law firm. Most recently, her practice has been devoted to family law…

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Civil Unions Vs. Marriage in Government Retirement Plans

Relationships are complicated, but even more complicated can be making a relationship official by law. We don’t mean that the actual ceremony can be tough to maneuver; we mean that all of “fun” administrative issues that come along with life can become more complicated by legally merging your lives. Part of that complication comes in…

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What to Do When a Spouse Is in Rehab

The pressures of life can be difficult to handle and for some people, marriage can add unexpected stressors. Financial troubles, insecurities that your spouse could be getting attention elsewhere, and arguments that you aren’t holding up your end of your partnership can send a spouse into a downward spiral that includes substance abuse and addiction.…

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What Is the Discovery Process?

The bulk of any litigation is comprised of what is known as the discovery process. This is nothing more than an exchange of information that is relevant to your case. When you hire an attorney, most people think that they’ve hired someone to do all of the work for them so once the litigation process…

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