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    • Involuntary Termination of Parental Rights

      What are Parental Rights? The broad concept of parental rights generally refers to all of the rights that go hand in hand with raising children. The United States Supreme Court has recognized parental rights as a fundamental right under the Fourteenth Amendment, and has described these rights as the rights to make decisions about a child’s […]

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    • Getting a Divorce With Special Needs Children in Maryland

      Divorce is complicated enough, but getting a divorce when you have a child with special needs can be more frustrating and scary. Even the most amicable divorces still impact the children, and those children with special needs are typically more affected. If you are preparing for a divorce in Maryland and you have special needs […]

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    • How One Parent’s Incarceration Affects Child Custody in Maryland

      The incarceration of one party can have an impact on child custody matters in some cases. To understand exactly how it affects your particular situation, you need to speak with a skilled Maryland child custody lawyer who can help. Incarceration Before Child Custody is Determined In the event your ex was thrown in jail during […]

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    • Helping Your Children Transition Through Your Divorce

      If you and your spouse are facing an imminent separation or divorce, you are not alone. According to the Center for Disease Control, more than 800,000 adults divorced in 2016. Almost 50% of American marriages will eventually end in divorce. Therefore, divorce is a concept that many people, unfortunately, experience at some point. As hard […]

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    • What You Need to Know About Choosing a Maryland Child Custody Attorney

      If you are preparing to go through a custody battle with your ex, you need to consider retaining a Maryland child custody attorney. Child custody battles are stressful and emotional. You need someone on your side who can help you through this challenging time and ensure your child’s best interests are protected. When you are […]

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    • Can You Have a Child Support Order Modified in Maryland?

      Many people want to know if a child support order is final or whether it can be modified in the future. The answer is that in limited scenarios, there may be the option to have a child support order modified. Not every situation will qualify, and even those cases for modification that are heard in […]

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    • My Spouse Just Asked for a Divorce – What Do I Do Now?

      Take a deep breath and try to stay calm. Remember to treat your spouse with respect and keep your relationship amicable, as it will help make the next steps easier. Give yourself time to process your feelings and get professional help if you need it. Then, start doing some research. There are plenty of resources […]

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    • How Do I Choose a Divorce Attorney?

      Every divorce is different and so is every divorce attorney. That’s why choosing the right lawyer is so important. You need someone you can trust to prioritize your personal and financial goals and someone with experience in family law. No one expects to get divorced, and many people don’t know how to choose a good […]

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    • Dividing Retirement Benefits in the Case of a Maryland Divorce

      In a divorce case, the division of property that the spouses acquired during the marriage can be a complicated and contentious matter. When the parties are not able to work out by themselves how to divide their marital property, the decision will be made by the courts. In Maryland, marital property is divided according to […]

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    • My Spouse Just Asked for a Divorce – What Do I Do Now?

      Take a deep breath and try to stay calm. Remember to treat your spouse with respect and keep your relationship amicable, as it will help make the next steps easier. Give yourself time to process your feelings and get professional help if you need it. Then, start doing some research. There are plenty of resources […]

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    • How is Property Divided in Maryland Divorce Cases?

      To finalize a divorce, the separating couple must decide how to divide their property. The way that property is divided varies between states and on a case by case basis. A couple may need to follow the laws of their state, but the way that their property is divided could depend on the unique circumstances […]

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    • Maryland Marriage Licenses and Certificates: What to do Before and After the Big Day

      With springtime just a month away, many recently engaged couples are excitedly anticipating the arrival of long-planned wedding days. According to theknot.com, almost 80% of weddings take place between May and October. At all of these events, beyond the music, flowers, cake, dresses, suits and all the other details that will make the day memorable and […]

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    • How a Maryland Divorce Affects Your Insurance

      When you are going through a Maryland divorce, you are likely primarily thinking about the process of property division and who will get what. If you have children, there are obviously concerns regarding custody arrangements as well. One thing people do not often consider in their divorce is what happens after everything is finalized, especially […]

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    • Does Maryland Recognize Legal Separation?

      Some states will allow you to file for legal separation, but Maryland does not recognize that status, per se. What you can do is file for limited divorce. This allows couples to resolve some important issues, but it does not entirely terminate their marriage. People often choose a limited divorce when there are important issues […]

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    • Maryland Marriage Licenses and Certificates: What to do Before and After the Big Day

      With springtime just a month away, many recently engaged couples are excitedly anticipating the arrival of long-planned wedding days. According to theknot.com, almost 80% of weddings take place between May and October. At all of these events, beyond the music, flowers, cake, dresses, suits and all the other details that will make the day memorable and […]

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    • Prenuptial Agreements in Maryland

      If you are contemplating a prenuptial agreement, or you have been presented with one to sign, it is important to speak with a Maryland family law attorney who can help you. You need someone who can help draft and/or review a prenup agreement, as well as someone with experience defending or challenging them in court. […]

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