What are my options for filing a Divorce in Maryland? In Maryland, there are several different options or processes that a divorcing party may consider while meeting with an attorney for the first time. Most divorcing parties want to keep the case out of the Court system and want to reach a resolution amicably with […]
7 Jan 2014
10 Dec 2013
How Does The Collaborative Process Work?
Collaborative Law is an alternate, out-of-court method of resolving all divorce-related issues through the help of a professional team. Once the spouses agree that the collaborative process is the one they will use, they will each need to engage a collaboratively trained lawyer. The Collaborative process allows spouses to work with a number of professionals […]
6 Dec 2013
How Do I Obtain a Protective Order?
A Judge can issue a Peace or Protective Order to prohibit one person from certain conduct. Protective Orders are generally for persons who are related, either by blood or marriage, or persons who share a child in common. Related persons or persons living in the same household as a minor child or vulnerable adult may […]
3 Dec 2013
When charged with a crime, the best possible scenario is for a nolle prosequi (referred to as “nol pros;” pronounced like “null pross”) to be entered for the charge. This means that the charge is dismissed and that the State is no longer going to prosecute the charge, so there will be no trial. The […]
8 Nov 2013
When Can I File For Divorce in Maryland
Under Maryland law, spouses can file for either an “Absolute Divorce” or a “Limited Divorce.” A Limited Divorce is helpful for a spouse seeking temporary child support, alimony, and/or custody, but it does not allow for remarriage or termination of property claims. An Absolute Divorce is final and allows Judges to resolve all issues arising […]