Maryland Law Blog

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 […]

Updated COVID-19 Guidelines May 2021

May 19, 2021

At The Law Offices of Alan L. Billian P.A., we are now accepting in-person appointments to serve you, your family, and your legal needs. As COVID-19 guidelines continually change, we ask that all visitors arriving for a previously scheduled appointment, complete a temperature check, wear a mask, and adhere to social distancing guidelines. Please contact us […]

Can You Change Your Child’s Last Name in Maryland?

May 15, 2021

Does your child have a step-parent whose name they want to adopt? Has your ex had their parental rights terminated? No matter the reason for a name change, you have the ability to make this change in the State of Maryland. Sometimes, it can be a relatively easy process, but there are times when it […]

What to Expect During a Consultation With a Divorce Lawyer

May 1, 2021

Divorces can be scary and overwhelming. Few people want to sit down with a divorce lawyer and discuss their situation. Emotions are generally high, so it is important you understand what to expect during your initial consultation. Review what to expect from your divorce lawyer, what you should do during a consultation, and how the […]

Do De facto Parents Have Child Custody Rights?

April 16, 2021

Nowadays, families are complex and come in a lot of different forms. You may have developed a loving, parent-child relationship with a child who is not biologically yours. The term “de facto parent” reflects the complexities of families and gives these parents certain rights to a child. If you want to learn more about the […]

Can a Prenuptial Agreement be Modified or Revoked?

April 5, 2021

A prenuptial agreement, commonly referred to as a prenup, is a written contract that both parties agree to before getting married. This contract serves as the outline for legal rights acquired upon marriage and what happens once their marriage ends, either by divorce or by death. At times, couples want to alter, or even revoke, […]

4 Common Mistakes People Make in Child Custody Arrangements

March 18, 2021

When you and your spouse or partner break up, it leaves children in an awkward position. Child custody arrangements are created to set children up for success and to help parents navigate co-parenting amicably. When a judge is deciding on a custody arrangement, one wrong move can affect the outcome. Here are four common mistakes […]

Considerations for Choosing a Divorce Attorney

March 4, 2021

Divorces are never easy. But, with the right divorce attorney, the burden of divorce proceedings can be less severe. There isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach to divorce procedures, so it’s important that you hire an attorney whose methods work for you. Consider these things when looking for a divorce attorney to represent you. Relevant Experience Of […]

Do You Need a Lawyer for Adoption?

February 19, 2021

Looking to expand your family through adoption? Adopting a child is a big decision, and you want to make sure you’re doing everything right. That’s why hiring an adoption lawyer can help. There are several ways an adoption lawyer can help you throughout the entire process. Detailed Explanations It can be hard for the average […]

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