Maryland Law Blog

The Importance of Both Parents

October 17, 2018

In today’s world where so many headlines show children being separated from their families, it is important to remember and to reiterate the necessity of a child having both of their parents in their lives, whenever possible. At Alan L. Billian PA, when dealing with the sometimes contentious and always emotional issue of custody, we […]

How To File For Divorce

September 4, 2018

When a relationship starts to break down, it can be very difficult for all parties involved. Sometimes ending the union is necessary to preserve peace and harmony for everyone. Filing for divorce can be stressful, but thankfully top Maryland divorce lawyer, Alan L. Billian, P.A., is here to help. Here’s what you need to know […]

Do Moms Always Win Custody Battles?

August 7, 2018

Divorce is a costly process to go through with regard to both time and money. It also takes an emotional toll on both parties. This is why special care must be taken when there are children involved. Some believe that the court always rules in favor of the mother, but it is untrue that custody is always […]

What To Do if You Think You Want a Divorce

July 5, 2018

If you’ve had difficulties in your marriage, the idea of divorce has likely crossed your mind. It’s important to know if these difficulties are resolvable. It’s important to consider divorce as your last option. Here are some things to think through before getting serious about ending your marriage. Temporary Speed-bumps There are many speed-bumps along […]

Alan Billian one of AIOFLA’S 10 Best For Client Satisfaction

June 5, 2018

We were Nominated and Accepted as one AIOFLA’S 10 Best in Maryland For Client Satisfaction The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys (AIOFLA) recently recognized Alan L. Billian, P.A. for our exceptional performance as a Maryland’s Family Law Firm. We received the award for Two Years 10 Best Family Law Attorney for Client Satisfaction. The American […]

Why do we Choose to Represent People regardless of Sex or Sexual Orientation?

June 5, 2018

We’ve all heard the commercials on the radio, or heard of a firm where they will only represent men, or only represent women. People ask us, all the time, do you only represent one group? The answer? A resounding no. Here’s why: We’re All Created Equal At Alan Billian, PA, this is something we firmly […]

Child Custody for Children with Disabilities

May 10, 2018

Determining Physical Child Custody with Children who have Disabilities If you have children and are going through a divorce, determining custody is an important part of the legal process. With shared physical custody, both parents can have equal custody of the child or children, but at a minimum, one parent will have a least a […]

Can You Draft a Prenup After Marriage?

March 5, 2018

Prenuptial agreements are a great way to protect yourself and your significant other when entering a marriage. These agreements are usually entered into before marriage, so what can be done after a couple is already married? Can you draft a prenup after marriage? The short answer is yes—it’s just not called a prenup. Instead, a […]

Establishing Paternity for Child Custody

February 8, 2018

Obtaining legal and/or physical custody of your child can be a very emotional process. Understanding what steps to take in your custody case is important to ensuring a favorable outcome. Let’s take a look at what is involved, and how to establish paternity for child custody. What Child Custody Options Do I Have? Physical Custody […]

How to Split Custody in a Way that is Fair

January 4, 2018

During a divorce there are many decisions and adjustments that need to be made, but settling on a custody arrangement for your kids is a huge decision. Coming to an agreement that is fair for you, your spouse, partner or significant other, and your kids can be overwhelming and difficult, but it is possible. Here […]

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