Family Law


The Seven Most Common Divorce Mistakes

Divorce is like back surgery, or the removal of a tumor, and a long list of other incredibly painful and complicated procedures. It is not fun, it is going to cost time and money, and if unsuccessful can leave one in an unfortunate predicament with limited options. Let’s face it, divorce is a messy, emotional roller coaster that all-too- commonly

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The Do’s and Don’ts When Fighting for Child Custody

Wanting to win primary custody of your children isn’t enough to make it happen. You have to have an action plan. Here are important things to do and things you should avoid if you want to win primary custody of your children: DO – Be professional at all times The court has to decide which of you is the better

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Is it Important to File for Divorce First?

If you think you may be headed towards divorce court, you might wonder if there’s anything to gain by being the first to file. Does being the plaintiff, rather than the defendant, gives you any advantages when it comes to custody or property division? While this isn’t always an easy question to answer, there are some reasons that it’s best

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How Does Maryland Determine Child Custody?

When determining child custody, there are two types of issues the court has to address. They have to determine the legal custody, as well as the physical custody of the child. Legal vs. Physical Custody Legal custody deals with the type of arrangement the parents are going to follow. In a joint legal custody arrangement both parties are on equal
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