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Jun 29, 2020

Am I Responsible for My Spouse’s Debts if We Get Divorced?

By |June 29th, 2020|divorce|

Financial issues are one of the leading causes of divorce. Many couples find themselves disputing how to split up their assets, leading to a contentious battle between both parties. Though most people focus on the assets, it is important to remember that divorce may raise issues related to your debts as well. Dividing property in [...]

Jun 16, 2020

Narcissistic Personality Disorder, and Its Effects on Your Divorce

By |June 16th, 2020|divorce|

It’s no secret that divorce is a challenging and stressful life event. However, when your spouse is narcissistic, going through a divorce can become frustrating and discouraging. Dealing with someone with narcissistic personality disorder is challenging and, often, divorces can become contentious very quickly if you are not thoroughly prepared. What is narcissistic personality disorder [...]

Jun 9, 2020

New Family Law Legislation Update

By |June 9th, 2020|Family Law|

Despite the courts having been closed for nearly two months, state laws are still being reviewed, revised, and passed in order to continue bettering the legal system. To its credit, the Maryland legislature has been quite busy of late, to include the passing of new laws related to family court issues aimed at providing parties [...]

May 29, 2020

How to Shelter in Place With Your Ex

By |May 29th, 2020|divorce|

These are certainly trying times for everyone. Life changed in an instant as did a lot of plans that had been set in motion. Suddenly everyone has found their lives in a holding pattern with moves, starting new jobs, attending school, and beginning a new life that was to follow on the heels of separating [...]

May 18, 2020

Substance Abuse Complicates Child Custody Matters

By |May 18th, 2020|child custody|

Frequently, when two parents head to court over issues related to their children, it often boils down to someone wanting more visitation, or a complete change in custody. Allegations of all sorts can begin to fly when the gloves come off, including drug and alcohol abuse. This can be a game changer when it comes [...]

May 4, 2020

Protective Orders vs. Stay-at-Home Orders in Maryland

By |May 4th, 2020|domestic violence|

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic here in Maryland and across the nation, many families and couples are quarantining together in order to slow the spread of the virus. Stay-at-home orders enacted across the country aimed at protecting our citizens, however, have resulted in increased domestic violence complaints. USA Today reports that, although stay-at-home orders [...]

May 4, 2020

Child Custody, Co-Parenting, and COVID-19

By |May 4th, 2020|child custody|

Sharing custody of your child can be a challenge under any circumstance. Meshing schedules together and ensuring the best interests of your kids during a national pandemic can seem almost impossible, even when you and the other parent have a strong relationship. With school and business closings, stay-at-home orders in place, and unemployment on the [...]

May 1, 2020

Court Updates for Montgomery County and Howard County

By |May 1st, 2020|divorce|

Helping divorce and family law clients in Maryland keep their cases moving forward As of this writing, Maryland courts are closed to the public. Because things change rapidly, however, we wanted you to be able to find information about Howard County and Montgomery County courts quickly and easily. The following information has been complied by [...]

Apr 21, 2020

The Importance of Temporary Orders

By |April 21st, 2020|divorce|

A temporary order is essentially a blueprint to follow to keep everything as normal and as safe as possible while you await your divorce to become finalized. The relief that may be granted may feel unfair to one party, and can cause resentment and conflict, but the word to keep in mind is “temporary.” Court [...]

Apr 14, 2020

There’s a Time and Place for Annulments

By |April 14th, 2020|divorce|

Most couples who get married are planning for a lifetime together, but some can’t foresee that may not be a long time. Sometimes circumstances make staying in the marriage too difficult to bear. You’re led to a tough but quick decision between divorce or trying to force the relationship to work. Some couples actually have [...]

Apr 6, 2020

Why Covid-19 May Be the End of Your Marriage

By |April 6th, 2020|divorce|

It’s safe to say that things are definitely out of the ordinary these days, and nobody knows quite when things will get back to our individual versions of normal. Everywhere you look there are stressors that can create problems in your personal relationships that. People who are “stuck home” together will eventually get on each [...]

Mar 31, 2020

Even during Shelter-in-Place, You Must Obey Court Orders Regarding Your Children

By |March 31st, 2020|Child Support|

On Monday, March 30th, Governor Larry Hogan issued an official “shelter-in-place” order for the state of Maryland. Under such an order, individuals are required to stay in their homes as much as possible, avoiding person-to-person contact to help flatten the curve of the virus. The order includes exceptions, such as grocery shopping, picking up medications, [...]

Mar 18, 2020

Best Practices to Work with Your Attorney/Legal Team Remotely

By |March 18th, 2020|divorce|

As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads, people throughout Maryland are being told to work from home. Many people are being told to limit their contact with others as much as possible. Working from home and communicating from home helps ensure that people keep a safe social distance from each other, which can reduce the risk [...]

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