Parents so often forget that a divorce impacts more than just their own relationship with their spouse, but has a drastic life-shattering impact on their children at the same time. The perspective of a child during a divorce is often one of disbelief and fear. Children know their life as the same day-to-day, full of […]
12 Oct 2013
Ways Not to Act During a Divorce
9 Oct 2013
Does My Case Qualify as Collaborative Law?
Collaborative law can be an easy alternative to resolve a dispute regarding a family law case, very often in divorce cases. Collaborate law offers an effective, simple way to finalize a divorce, including child custody issues. Both parties, together with their attorneys and other neutral professionals, work together to agree upon a settlement agreement without […]
4 Oct 2013
Knowing Your Parental Rights in Maryland
Maryland, like many other states, does not have a direct list of parental rights found in its state law. However, courts have ruled on numerous cases which now provide a template for parental rights in Maryland. Maryland law typically upholds constitutional parental rights, subject to specific provisions that have been laid out in different court […]
30 Sep 2013
Why Might I Have to Pay Alimony in Maryland?
The thought of having to pay alimony in Maryland makes some people cringe. Unfortunately, many litigated divorce cases result in one spouse paying the other spouse alimony. There is no requirement that a judge award alimony, and the parties are encouraged to settle out of court so that they can come to an arrangement that […]