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MILITARY DIVORCE RATES DECLINE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN OVER A DECADE.

Earlier this year, the Pentagon released data showing that divorce rates amongst military personnel had declined for the first time in over a decade.  In 2012, the rate of divorce amongst military personnel was 3.5 percent.  Between 2001 and 2011, … Continue reading

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Social Media Becoming a Leading Cause of Divorce

The Information Age has ushered in a wave of useful tools for modern living.  Social media outlets like Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, and others are now ubiquitous fixtures in the daily lives of most Americans.  With this explosion of social media, … Continue reading

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What Should I Bring to a Maryland Divorce Consultation?

Divorce is sure to be a stressful and emotional time for any person.  It is during this period of stress and emotion that a divorcing party must pick an attorney to represent their interests.  Although Maryland is following the national … Continue reading

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Evidence from Facebook Becoming Common in Court

State and federal courts across the country continue to allow the admission of evidence garnered from litigants’ Facebook accounts.  The social media site is designed to be a platform on which its users can share and express their viewpoints, affiliations, … Continue reading

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Back-to-School Tips for Divorced and Separated Parents

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

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Why “Uncontested Divorces” Are Rarely Uncontested

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

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What Happens to the Family Business After Divorce?

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

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Dividing Marital Property

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

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