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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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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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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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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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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In December, legislators agreed to a second coronavirus relief package, with direct payments of $600 to eligible adults, plus $600 per child dependent. Many individuals and families have already received their stimulus payments, and other payments are on their way. However, for couples in the process of divorce or child support disputes, this stimulus check…

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How many times have you heard your child’s other parent claim he or she is sober, but you’ve seen the same signs of being under the influence so many times that you know it’s a lie? You have concerns about your child being around that parent but your fears have fallen on deaf ears so…

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Kids of divorce experience the holiday blues at least as much as newly single parents do. It can feel “weird” to split a holiday, or to only see one parent instead of both. This can leave kids feeling angry and frustrated at one (or both) parents and feeling guilty for not somehow making it all…

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We outgrew our old space!  But we love Howard County and we love Maple Lawn, so we didn’t move far.  We’re one building over from our old location.  You can find us now at our new address: 8171 Maple Lawn Boulevard, Suite 350, Fulton, Maryland  20759.  For our friends familiar with Maple Lawn, we’re in…

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McCabe Russell, PA, proudly announces that Shaoli Sarkar, Esq., has joined the firm as an Associate Attorney in the litigation and appellate advocacy practice groups.  Shaoli earned her undergraduate degree from Princeton University and her law degree from American University, Washington College of Law in Washington, DC.  Prior to joining McCabe Russell, Shaoli served as…

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  McCabe Russell proudly announces that Anna S. Sholl, JD, has joined the firm as family law associate effective March 14, 2016. While a student at University of Baltimore Law School (summa cum laude 2014), Anna worked with partner Heather McCabe as a teaching assistant, so she is well known to the firm. She is…

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More often than you think, we have clients come to us who are primarily concerned not about money or retirement or the marital home, but about what will happen to their pets (especially dogs, cats, and horses) upon their separation or divorce.    The answer to this question is not usually very satisfying to our clients: …

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 What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it’s fame and money, you’re not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert Waldinger, you’re mistaken. As the director of 75-year-old study on adult development, Waldinger has unprecedented access to data on true happiness and satisfaction. In this talk, he…

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Updated 2020 Apps can be life-saving in divorce and custody cases. When you are in the throes of a divorce or a custody case, documentation can make or break your case (remember what we’ve said before about discovery). Even when you’re done with litigation, many custody situations demand sharing calendars and reconciling child-related bills. There are…

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Are you worried that your spouse is cheating? Have you ever thought considered the idea and then dismissed it? Take our quiz to see what we think based on some of the most common indicators of infidelity. And whatever our quiz says, if you’re worried, consider talking to a lawyer. Take online here :Is Your…

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