Maryland Law Blog

What are the Common Legal Grounds for Divorce?

October 15, 2021

In Maryland, married couples who wish to separate usually need a justified reason, known as “grounds”, to get divorced. These grounds are a way to show to the court that you and your spouse have an actual reason to end the marriage. There are two types of divorce couples can seek ーlimited divorce and absolute […]

How to Choose the Right Divorce Lawyer for You

October 5, 2021

Going through a divorce can be one of the most arduous and difficult times in your life. While some couples are able to settle amicably with limited litigation, others go through long and intricate court proceedings. Trying to go through a divorce without your own personal divorce attorney isn’t a wise move. Alan Billian has […]

Custody Laws in Maryland

September 30, 2021

All co-parents need to be familiar with the laws that surround child custody. Although there are federal custody laws that you’ll have to abide by, Maryland also has a set of unique custody laws that you will need to follow. Check out some of these Maryland-specific child custody laws Types of Child Custody There are […]

What Are Good Reasons to Get Primary Physical and Sole Legal Custody?

September 14, 2021

You’re ready to separate from your spouse or partner, but don’t think co-parenting is the best option for your child. That’s why you want to request primary physical and sole legal custody of your child. If you have sole custody, your child will live with you full time, subject to the other parent’s possible visitation […]

Who Pays for a Lawyer in Divorce?

August 24, 2021

One question that Maryland divorce attorneys are often asked is “Who pays for the divorce?” Until your lawyer has specific information that relates to your divorce proceedings, the short answer is “it depends”. Keep reading to learn what fees you can expect to pay and who is responsible for paying attorney fees during a divorce.  […]

Why Hire a Lawyer that Concentrates on Divorce

August 13, 2021

Sometimes people feel as if they don’t need an attorney for their divorce proceedings. Although a do-it-yourself divorce may be acceptable in some situations, most people should consider hiring a lawyer that concentrates on divorce. Take a look at some of these top reasons why you should hire an attorney that concentrates on divorce. They […]

Why Summer is the Best Time to Modify Parenting Agreements

July 28, 2021

Summertime for kids is the best time of the year. There’s no school, and they get to do plenty of fun summer activities. Although this is a fun time for kids, it can pose a difficult time for parents. With no school and more time spent at home, it can be difficult to allocate time […]

Both Parents Have Rights: What it Means to Work With A Parents’ Rights Attorney

July 6, 2021

It takes two to make a baby, and the court certainly recognizes that fact. In Maryland, the court presumes both natural parents as the natural custodians of their children and doesn’t favor the mother or father. So what does that mean for child custody? Here are the areas where a parents’ rights attorney can help. […]

How to Choose the Right Attorney: Looking Past Million-Dollar Marketing

June 15, 2021

Finding the right lawyer for your needs can be an intimidating process. With so many sophisticated advertisements and clever marketing tactics, how do you know which lawyer is right for you? Here, you’ll learn how to look past million-dollar marketing tactics and know what to look for when choosing a lawyer. Area(s) of Expertise When […]

How Shared Calendars Can Make Co-Parenting Communication Simpler

June 1, 2021

Co-parenting can be hard, but shared calendars make it a little easier. When a relationship goes south, kids are often stuck in the middle. Shared calendars make it easy for parents to communicate with each other and create a healthy co-parenting environment. There are plenty of shared calendar websites and applications to choose from. Here […]

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