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Category Archives: Divorce
The beginning of the school year is a chaotic time for parents and children alike. The chaos can be compounded by the fresh introduction of a divorce or a separation of the child’s parents. Where custody is shared among two … Continue reading
Divorcing couples often object to setting foot in Maryland family law offices, claiming that their divorce is uncontested. The most common reason for this claim is that each party wants to save money by eliminating the need for a lawyer. … Continue reading
Maryland divorce attorneys are routinely asked by their clients to explain what will happen to the family business. After all, the State of Maryland recognizes most family businesses as marital property, meaning that the value of the business accumulated during … Continue reading
Traditionally, prenuptial agreements have been viewed with displeasure both in popular culture and in Maryland courts. In a society that values the sanctity of marriage and the lifelong link between the lives of two people, the … Continue reading
According to a recent article on CNN.com, 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
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
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
Who gets what? A common misconception in Maryland divorce proceedings is that divorce will result in a 50/50 split of marital property. Any Maryland divorce attorney would caution against this expectation. After all, divorces would not be notorious for how … Continue reading