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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 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 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 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. [...]

Mar 25, 2019

How to Divorce an Absent Spouse in Maryland

By |March 25th, 2019|divorce|

If you wish to get divorced, but are unable to find your spouse, can you still move forward? In Maryland, you absolutely can. The law allows you to request an Order of Default for a divorce, if you have made a good faith effort to locate and serve your spouse with the complaint. You must [...]

Mar 19, 2019

A Parenting Plan Checklist

By |March 19th, 2019|divorce|

When and your spouse are going through a divorce, taking care of every detail is important. Even if your divorce from your spouse is amicable – and congratulations on that – it’s still prudent to ensure you get everything done legally and formally for the safety of your children. Matters of child custody can get [...]

Mar 12, 2019

My Divorce Has Been Contentious. What Will Court Be Like?

By |March 12th, 2019|divorce|

Some divorces are difficult, and no matter how hard you and your soon-to-be ex try to work together, it’s just not going to happen. You’re unable to agree on important issues like child custody, alimony, child support, and property division. Facing a contentious divorce can be overwhelming and even intimidating – especially if you don’t [...]

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 [...]

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