Monthly Archives: June 2012

Divorce Rate Doubles Among Older Couples

According to a recent article on, the divorce rate has more than doubled for couples over the age of 50, debunking the perception that divorce is a phenomenon reserved for young people.  Traditional notions dictate that most marriages dissolve … Continue reading

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Understanding Maryland Alimony Laws

Alimony is the court-mandated payment of spousal support.  It is distinct from child support and may be awarded at a court’s discretion in an attempt to return the disadvantaged spouse to his or her pre-divorce financial state.  After all, while … Continue reading

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Baltimore City to Pay out $340,000 in Settlements

The City of Baltimore’s Board of Estimates recently convened to discuss the approval of settlement proceeds for three separate automobile accidents involving city vehicles.  The lesson?  Government employees can sometimes be just as negligent on the roads as ordinary citizens.  … Continue reading

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Helping Win Custody Disputes

  Maryland custody lawyers will admit that a significant majority of the time, the mother is the one who is awarded primary custody of the children after a divorce.  This can be disconcerting news for a father who truly believes … Continue reading

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What to Do (and Not to Do) After a Car Accident

BANG!  You’ve just been involved in a car accident.  You never saw it coming.  As you regroup, you realize that the accident must have been relatively minor.  You are able to move your body, and your car doesn’t appear to … Continue reading

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