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14
Jan

Treating Maryland Divorce Agreements Like a Contract

Divorce is usually an emotional time for all parties involved. Sometimes during mediation and negotiation, it is easy to let those emotions take over. One of the challenges that Maryland divorce attorneys face is that their clients may know what they want, but they don’t want to agree with the other party to get it. This isn’t...
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07
Jan

UCCJEA Helps Iron Out Wrinkles In Interstate Custody Cases

Custody disputes for Maryland parents can be complicated matters. Both parents love their children and want to be an important part of their lives, which is harder to do when they are no longer married and living together under one roof. When a couple separates or gets a divorce, one parent may move elsewhere to...
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10
Dec

Handling Marriage Separation and the Holidays

A recent marriage separation during the holidays can be stressful for all parties, especially the children. When it comes to Thanksgiving, for example, the whole family may be accustomed to one relative’s home for one meal, then traveling to another for a second meal. In other cases, the family may typically stay at home and...
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14
Nov

Help for the Non-Custodial Parent

There are many situations where two parents of a child are not living together. In some cases, they may have been married and are now separated or divorced. In other cases, the couple never married. Either way, all parents have some legal responsibility to their children unless it is taken away by the court. While...
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24
Oct

Can Someone Be Held In Contempt for Failure to Pay Child Support?

What are the penalties for not paying child support? In Maryland divorce and child support cases, there are different avenues that parties can take to ensure that everyone complies with the court’s decisions and rulings. One option is to file a petition of contempt if one party is not in compliance. Contempt of court in...
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14
Oct

Should Children Be Brought to Court?

There are many things to take into consideration when you’re involved in a Maryland child custody case. It is important to pay attention and take things seriously when you are required to appear in to court. Your Maryland child custody attorney will tell you in advance when you must be there and what to expect....
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18
Sep

What Is a Postnuptial Agreement?

While most people in Montgomery County, MD have heard of a prenuptial agreement, many people are unfamiliar with the term “postnuptial agreement.” The two are quite similar. The main difference is that a postnuptial agreement is signed by both parties after they are married, rather than before they are married. It is sometimes seen as...
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13
Aug

Changing Back to a Maiden Name After a Maryland Divorce

Some women prefer to keep their married names, while others go back to a maiden name after divorce. While there are many personal reasons for one or the other, many women simply find it easier to keep the name they have instead of going through what most people agree can be a tedious and challenging...
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01
Aug

What Factors Go Into Maryland Child Support Calculations

When a Maryland couple with children gets a divorce, they often need the assistance of a Maryland family attorney to help them understand and iron out the details of child custody, support and visitation. Calculating and understanding which parent receives child support payments, which parent makes them and how much the payments are can be confusing. One...
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10
Jul

Maryland No-Fault or Uncontested Divorce: When and How to Choose

Often times divorce can be a long, drawn-out process with lots of court hearings and disagreements. In some cases, every element of the case is a bone of contention between the two parties, but it doesn’t have to be. For Maryland couples who want to end their marriage swiftly without a lot of disagreement and...
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