What Makes a Good Prenuptial Agreement?

When we think of marriage, we are likely to think of love first. Then perhaps we think of friendship, attraction, stability, and so on. Romance. These factors all come into play when we are considering marrying someone. While these are important, marriage is not just a romantic celebration, but often a legally binding contract as…

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McCabe Russell, P.A. Attorneys Recognized by Maryland Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

McCabe Russell, P.A. is proud to announce that six of our attorneys have been recognized by Maryland Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for their work in 2023. Super Lawyers is an objective ratings service “of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.” Attorneys cannot nominate themselves for inclusion and…

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Why We Hate the Term “Starter Spouse”

Celebrities have often glorified the idea of marriage by flaunting their “love-filled” relationships on social media and by throwing large, extravagant weddings. With the rising use of social media, like Instagram and TikTok, it seems like celebrities and influencers are somewhat unintentionally pushing this skewed perception of love and marriage onto average people. So when…

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Tyrese Says Divorce Judge Is Biased Against Him – Could It Be True?

Divorce and custody cases are often fraught with emotion simply because of the personal nature of the matters being addressed. Added to that, trusting someone else to make decisions regarding your divorce settlement or child custody dispute can be both challenging and frustrating. The court is required to be impartial, but it may not always…

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Do Lesbian Couples Really Divorce More?

In 2015, same-sex marriage was made legal throughout the United States. Many people rushed to get married after that 26th of June, joyous and excited to finally be legally recognized as a couple; however, rushing into marriage can oftentimes lead to further problems down the road, and sometimes those problems lead to divorce. And if…

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Alimony Is Tough on Women. Just Ask Mary J. Blige

It’s fun to daydream about being a star: the lights, the glamour, the adoring fans. And sometimes, we admit, it’s fun to think about the money, too: houses around the world, parties with A-listers, the latest designer shoes or accessories. Everything about the celebrity lifestyle can seem so different than the lives so many of…

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Meet Victoria Kadous, McCabe Russell, PA’s Newest Associate!

McCabe Russell, PA is proud to introduce Victoria Kadous, our newest Associate Attorney! Victoria joins our team after working as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Cheryl A. McCally in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County. Her experiences in the court system allow her to guide clients toward their best possible options when it comes…

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What Documents Need to Be Updated When a Divorce Becomes Final

There are many unglamorous and tedious parts of the divorce process. One aspect is definitely the amount of paperwork waiting for both partners during the divorce process and once the divorce is final. Once a divorce decree has been issued, it is important for you to be aware of the many documents that you must…

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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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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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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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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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Can You Collect Your Spouse’s Social Security After Divorce?

A divorced spouse who claims their benefit at least at Full Retirement Age (FRA) who doesn’t qualify for Social Security based on their own work record will receive 50% of the ex-spouse’s Primary Insurance Amount (PIA) provided they’re not remarried. Claiming earlier than FRA will result in a decreased benefit amount. You cannot double dip…

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Can My Spouse Evade Divorce?

One way some difficult parties choose to get under the skin of their soon to be former spouse is by making the inevitable more difficult by avoiding service of the summons and complaint for divorce or even worse, refusing to sign the final agreement. Not to worry if you are the plaintiff spouse trying to…

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Legal Secretary / Administrative Assistant

McCabe Russell, PA is seeking a full-time Legal Secretary / Administrative Assistant to join our expanding team. The Assistant will provide primary administrative support to two Partners in the firm’s Howard County office and will be responsible for the following day to day tasks: Scheduling, coordinating, and confirming new client consultations, current client appointments, conference…

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McCabe Russell, PA Welcomes New Associate Samantha B. Posner, Esq.

  We are thrilled to announce that attorney Samantha B. Posner has joined the firm.  An experienced trial attorney, mediator, and Best Interest Attorney, Samantha is the complete family law attorney. Samantha graduated from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 2012. Over the past five years Samantha has set herself apart from her…

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