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Oct 15, 2019

Protecting Your Child from an Abusive Parent

By |October 15th, 2019|Family Law|

Some subjects in life are more difficult to wrap your mind around than others, especially when you are a parent considering how to protect your child. After all, that’s your primary job aside from loving, feeding and clothing him or her. Protecting your child from strangers gets more difficult every day with the progression of [...]

Oct 10, 2019

Will Maryland’s New Definition of “Extraordinary Medical Expenses” Hurt Families?

By |October 10th, 2019|Child Support|

Maryland’s Child Support Guidelines generally call for the examination of the income of each of the parents. The amount of child support that each parent should pay also depends on whether the parents are sharing physical custody, among other factors. As a general rule, the family court does not consider the expenses of the parents [...]

Sep 3, 2019

What is the Difference Between Physical Custody and Legal Custody in Maryland?

By |September 3rd, 2019|child custody|

Determining child custody can be one of the most contentious aspects of divorce. Most parents have a basic idea of the different types of custody that are available in a Maryland divorce, but do you understand the difference between legal and physical custody, and how co-parents handle decision-making based on these distinctions? At McCabe Russell, [...]

Jul 2, 2019

Is Collaborative Divorce Right for Me?

By |July 2nd, 2019|divorce|

It is certainly no secret that going through a divorce can be overwhelming, challenging and sometimes contentious. It can involve time, multiple attorneys, and in some cases, hours of court time and litigation. However, the process does not have to go this way. There are alternatives which can make things a bit easier for you. [...]

Jun 25, 2019

Can I Adopt My Younger Sibling in Maryland?

By |June 25th, 2019|adoption|

Adoption is a beautiful way to build a family. It provides an infant or a child in need with a more emotionally and financially stable environment and gives people the opportunity to become a family. Every family is unique, and so is every adoption situation. We’re often asked if siblings can adopt other siblings – [...]

Jun 18, 2019

How to Keep Your Divorce Case Moving Smoothly

By |June 18th, 2019|divorce|

For some people, hiring a divorce lawyer is their first foray into the legal community. It can be a bit overwhelming, especially if you are already feeling stressed about the end of your marriage. While we normally discuss how we can help our clients, today we wanted to give you some guidelines for how you [...]

Jun 4, 2019

What You Should Know about Parental Alienation

By |June 4th, 2019|divorce|

Going through a divorce can be stressful. With children in the mix, family issues may become difficult to navigate and sometimes emotions can take over. When tensions run high and out of control, you may find yourself dealing with an issue psychologists call “parental alienation.” Parental alienation, in a nutshell, is when one parent turns [...]

May 29, 2019

Can a Child Have More Than Two Parents?

By |May 29th, 2019|adoption|

Madison is a girl who lives in California, a state which recognizes multi-parenting, or "tri-parenting." Her legal parents include her two moms and a dad: her father is the sperm donor, one of her mothers carried her, and her other mother is married to her birth mother. It is her non-birth mother who became her [...]

May 7, 2019

Is It Legal for My Spouse to Empty Our Joint Bank Account?

By |May 7th, 2019|divorce|

For many married couples, it just makes sense to have a joint bank account to manage the family’s finances. These types of accounts can be quite useful during a marriage, but during times of conflict or divorce, they can become weapons if used incorrectly. About joint accounts When two people have a joint bank account, [...]

Apr 29, 2019

How Mental Health Issues Can Affect Child Custody

By |April 29th, 2019|child custody|

It can be difficult to talk about, but needs to be acknowledged – mental illness affects every aspect of a person’s life, as well as the lives around them. Sometimes mental illness can have serious or devastating effects on a marriage or relationship. Often this can lead to issues with divorce or child custody. When [...]

Apr 16, 2019

Avoiding the Debt and Divorce Trap

By |April 16th, 2019|divorce|

We all know that debt can be a big stressor in our lives – whether we’re married or single. But financial issues can play a huge part in why couples divorce. We even wrote about it in a recent blog. However, this doesn’t mean that if you or your spouse brought debt into the relationship [...]

Apr 9, 2019

How Can I Make Sure the Divorce Decree is Enforced?

By |April 9th, 2019|divorce|

After having spent a considerable amount of time, money and emotional energy to come up with a Marital Settlement Agreement, or a divorce decree issued by a judge outlining the terms of the divorce, it can be frustrating when the other party is not abiding by the agreement. Whether the behavior in question occurs right [...]

Apr 2, 2019

My Business Partner Is Getting Divorced – Is My Business Safe?

By |April 2nd, 2019|divorce|

There are many legalities surrounding owning your own business, especially when you have a business partner. Your business agreement likely covers many things, including all sorts of contingencies. However, for many businesspeople, unless their business partner is their actual spouse, when putting together a partnership contract, divorce may be the last thing on their minds. [...]

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