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JunJun 19, 2017

What You Need to Know About Military Relocation After Divorce in Maryland

By |Jun 19, 2017|Divorce|0 Comments

Members of the United States Armed Forces have a unique set of circumstances governing relocation after a divorce in Maryland. When you are on active duty, you have certain legal protections to your custody rights under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA), which allow you to maintain your current custody agreement, as laid out in […]

JunJun 6, 2017

Second Parent Adoption Rules and Precedent in Maryland Same-Sex Divorce

By |Jun 6, 2017|Divorce|0 Comments

With the legalization of same-sex couple marriages in America, more and more same-sex couples are opting to have children. As of May 2017, it is reported that more than 25% of all Maryland same-sex couples currently have children.

There are protections in place for LGBTQ parents – the Court of Appeals ruled in July of 2016 […]

MayMay 17, 2017

What Happens When You Want to Relocate After Your Divorce in Maryland?

By |May 17, 2017|Divorce|0 Comments

One of the most important factors in a parent’s ability to maintain a bonded relationship with their child, and to have a consistent, reliable presence in their life, is their geographic location. When the custodial parent decides that they want to move, Maryland law has a process that they must follow prior to doing so. […]

MayMay 1, 2017

Has the Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage Reduced Teen Suicide Rates?

By |May 1, 2017|Sex and Marriage|0 Comments

The landmark case, Obergefell v. Hodges, which legalized same-sex marriage, has had a life-changing impact on the cultural landscape of this country. But who would have known that it might also have had a significant impact on the number of teen suicides? Suicide is the second leading cause of death for people between the ages […]

AprApr 19, 2017

How Delinquent Child Support in Maryland Affects Your Credit Report

By |Apr 19, 2017|Divorce|0 Comments

Child support debt is a major issue for divorced parents. Getting your life on track after a divorce can be a challenging task. Adjusting to meeting all your expenses on a single paycheck and adjusting to single life again is not easy, and adding child support payments often feels overwhelming. A 2015 NPR report found […]

AprApr 5, 2017

7 Co-Parenting Tips for Gracefully Managing Joint Custody

By |Apr 5, 2017|Divorce|0 Comments

Regardless of how amicable or acrimonious the divorce was, once the divorce is final your role as a divorced co-parent begins. Co-parenting gracefully is something that takes time to grow into, but you will know when you get there. You will be interacting with your former spouse on a regular basis when you pick up […]

MarMar 15, 2017

Is There Any Requirement for Child Support Accountability in Maryland?

By |Mar 15, 2017|Family Law|0 Comments

When a marriage ends in divorce and that couple has children, the parent who has primary residential custody is often/frequently the parent who receives child support from the non-custodial parent. We often hear a lot of grumbling from non-custodial parents about how much child support they are forced to pay, and about their suspicions about […]

MarMar 1, 2017

How to Challenge Paternity in Maryland When You Are Not the Father

By |Mar 1, 2017|Family Law|0 Comments

If you are an unmarried man and your female partner has told you that you are the father of her child, but you are having doubts about it, there are steps that you can take to challenge paternity. If you are married and your wife has given birth to a child that you are certain […]

FebFeb 8, 2017

Stay Involved in Your Child’s Life after a Divorce

By |Feb 8, 2017|Family Law|0 Comments

Divorce means the dissolution of the marriage, but when you have children your role as a parent will have to change after a divorce to comply with the laws. In Maryland, courts may grant primary residential custody to one parent over the other, which means that the child will live most of the time in […]

JanJan 25, 2017

10 Self-Care Tips to Keep You Sane During Your Divorce

By |Jan 25, 2017|Divorce|0 Comments

Going through a divorce is perhaps the most stressful thing you will deal with (except, perhaps, for the death of a loved one). The stress of the loss of the marriage, and the end of a life in which you had invested your hopes and dreams can be devastating. Taking good care of yourself is […]

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