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Sep 18, 2018

How Does Divorce Affect Kids?

By |September 18th, 2018|divorce|

As traumatic as divorce is for the couple experiencing it, their children will also experience varying degrees of upset and trauma which depends on the structure of the family before the divorce, and the age of the child. Younger children will react in different ways than their older siblings who have a greater understanding of [...]

Sep 11, 2018

Divorce When “Denial” Isn’t Just a River in Egypt

By |September 11th, 2018|divorce|

Divorce denial is a real phenomenon that can occur in divorces, where one partner springs the desire to get a divorce on the other. Divorce can be an emotionally devastating experience for those who are not initiating it, or who still wish to hold on to the relationship and try to make it work. Depending [...]

Aug 28, 2018

Supervised Visitation in Maryland

By |August 28th, 2018|divorce|

During a divorce or child custody dispute, the court typically makes the ruling regarding parents' access to the child or children. The judge may grant the non-custodial parent unsupervised quality time or overnight visitation with the children. However, there are instances where the court may decide that this unsupervised access with minor children is not [...]

Aug 21, 2018

Should I Change My Last Name After My Divorce?

By |August 21st, 2018|divorce|

During or after a divorce, one of the many decisions you'll have to make is whether or not to keep your married name. This decision can carry both practical and emotional consequences, and there are no right or wrong answers. The decision is personal and specific to every person. However, if you are considering whether [...]

Jul 24, 2018

The Six Most Common Reasons Couples Split Up

By |July 24th, 2018|divorce|

Nobody goes into a marriage intending to get divorced one day. We hope not, anyway. They enter into their marriage with high hopes of a “happily ever after,” or at least a nice, long life together. Most people understand that marriage takes work. If you feel like you've given your marriage everything you have but [...]

Jul 17, 2018

So You Think You’re Married? Not So Fast…

By |July 17th, 2018|divorce|

You may have heard of the Universal Life Church (ULC), the self-described online “multi-denominational religious organization” that allows members to become ordained and perform functions that ministers can, like weddings. There are other sites that offer online ordination, but ULC is the biggest and the most well-known. Many celebrities have famously used it to perform [...]

Jun 26, 2018

5 Divorce Expenses You Might Not Think About

By |June 26th, 2018|divorce|

After a divorce, it can be difficult to adjust to any financial changes, especially if one income has to support two households. That's an expected expense, but there are other costs that crop up after divorce that you may not have expected. And these may take you by surprise and add a lot of unwanted [...]

May 15, 2018

How to Deal with Divorce Stalling Tactics

By |May 15th, 2018|divorce|

How long is this divorce going to take? How much is this divorce going to cost me? These are questions that we hear from many of our new clients during the initial consultation. Even though delaying the divorce means higher fees for both parties, some spouses will do whatever is in their power to stall [...]

Mar 6, 2018

We’re Getting Divorced. Who Keeps the Family Business?

By |March 6th, 2018|divorce|

When going through a divorce, other than matters involving children, division of marital property can get quite contentious. The more assets a couple has, the more contentious a divorce can become. Maryland is an equitable property state, meaning that all property acquired during the marriage should be divided equally, unless a judge decides that division [...]

Dec 19, 2017

The Challenges of the High-Asset Divorce

By |December 19th, 2017|divorce|

Divorce is almost always complicated, regardless of the level of income of the parties. However, when you are dealing with significant marital assets – whether they are businesses, professional practices, domestic and international real estate investments, or other valuables – additional challenges may arise during the divorce process. Dividing retirement assets Each party's retirement account, [...]

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