UPDATED: Tips for Divorcing a Spouse with a Drug or Alcohol Problem

Being married can be difficult at times. However, being married to someone with a substance abuse problem is often unsustainable, especially when children are involved. Once you have made the decision that you can no longer remain in the marriage with a spouse and their addiction, you can take certain steps to protect yourself and your children…

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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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My Child’s Absentee Parent Suddenly Wants Custody

Being a primary caretaker of a child is hard work. Being the only caretaker is harder. Single parents – no matter their station in life – carry a unique burden when it comes to raising children. A parent who has been uninvolved in your child’s life, even to the extent of being completely missing for…

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Relocation and Interstate Child Custody Issues

Coparenting has its challenges, even when a divorce is amicable and the parenting plan is just. One of the more common challenges relates to parental relocation: what do you need to do if you or your spouse must move? Under typical circumstances, if a parent wishes to move, that parent must provide written notice within…

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Meet Summer Abel, the Newest Associate of McCabe Russell, PA!

McCabe Russell, PA is excited to introduce Summer Abel, our new Associate Attorney. Summer’s background is a little different from the rest of our team. She is a former Assistant Public Defender for Orlando, Florida, and spent the last couple of years prosecuting vaccine injury claims in Washington, DC. We know that these experiences have…

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Putting Our Houses in Order as Maryland Faces Another COVID Wave

As anticipated, the second “wave” of COVID-19 cases have begun. In response, Governor Hogan has tightened restrictions on certain activities, and offered warnings about others. For many, these restrictions – right at the start of the holiday season – can feel overwhelming. We want to discuss some of the lessons we have learned over these…

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Can Children Hire Their Own Custody Attorneys in Maryland?

One of the most common questions we hear from our clients during divorces is, “Do my children have a choice about which parent they want to live with?” Maryland has a number of different guidelines regarding children’s involvement in custody proceedings. The older the child, the more valuable their input – but, as in any…

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Happy Anniversary, Kierra Wiggins!

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…

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