Kids of divorce experience the holiday blues at least as much as newly single parents do. It can feel “weird” to split a holiday, or to only see one parent instead of both. This can leave kids feeling angry and frustrated at one (or both) parents and feeling guilty for not somehow making it all…

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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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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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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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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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When it comes to the topic of divorce, you’ve probably heard people say that it’s not good to stay together just for the children. There’s truth to that but it’s not the only consideration you need to make when faced with the question of whether or not you should end your marriage. Marriage is a…

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Being harassed or feeling fearful every time you step outside your home or workplace alone can be paralyzing. You shouldn’t have to live that way simply because another person has made you the unwanted focus of their attention. Even if you have called the police, you’ve probably heard the same thing over and over. There…

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With attempts to roll back more and more protections for the LGBTQIA+ community, some of which will negatively impact families, it’s never been so important to do everything within your control to guarantee as many of your rights as you can, including those that should naturally come with being a parent. There are different reasons…

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McCabe Russell, PA proudly announces that partner Heather McCabe was recently selected by her peers for inclusion in the 27th edition of The Best Lawyers in America® for her service to clients in the area of Family Law Mediation in Fulton, Maryland. Best Lawyers recognizes attorneys in specific areas of legal practice using a methodology…

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McCabe Russell, PA is proud to introduce Maida L. Hughes, our newest Associate Attorney! Before attending law school, Maida was an art teacher for the Montgomery County Public School system. In 2019, she earned her J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law. While at school, she served as Secretary for the Family Law…

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