Divorce

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What Happens in a Maryland Divorce When the Business Is Marital Property?

July 31, 2019

In most divorces, dividing up property is fairly straightforward. However, when there is a business involved, things get a little bit more complicated. What happens during your Maryland divorce if you have a business as part of your marital property? Establishing Value First, a value needs to be assigned to the business in the same […]

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Are Prenuptial Agreements Worth It in Maryland?

July 15, 2019

While every couple preparing for marriage thinks that this is “the one” and that things will last forever, reality can be different. For many couples in Maryland, many couples are signing prenuptial agreements to protect individual assets before marriage. What is a prenuptial agreement, and is signing one really worth it in Maryland? What Is […]

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Tips for Co-Parenting After a Divorce

July 2, 2019

Deciding to break up with your partner or significant other, or separate and divorce from your spouse can really take an emotional toll on those involved. This is especially true if you and your partner or spouse have a child or children together. If it has been agreed upon that joint custody is in the […]

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How Is Marital Property Divided if You Get a Divorce in Maryland?

June 27, 2019

If you are filing for divorce in Maryland, you need to fully understand how your marital property will be divided. The state uses equitable distribution to decide who gets what. That essentially means that there is no guarantee you will receive 50% of the assets that you and your former spouse acquired over the course […]

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Separation and Marital Settlement Agreements in Maryland

June 21, 2019

If you and your current spouse are preparing to seek an uncontested divorce, it means that you are both in agreement on all of the major issues that are involved in the divorce, like property, child support, child custody and alimony. To cement and formalize your agreement, you can create a marital settlement agreement or […]

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Can You Get a Divorce Without a Lawyer?

June 3, 2019

We live in a DIY culture where independence is prioritized over all things and people are encouraged to take their lives into their own hands. Though this may be a reasonable approach for things like baking a fancy cake or making your own lampshades, not all activities will benefit from a little internet research and […]

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What Are the Grounds for Divorce in Maryland?

May 2, 2019

Getting a divorce in the state of Maryland isn’t as simple as filing and getting the divorce. You’ll need grounds to end the marriage, especially if your spouse is opposed to its termination. Proving the grounds for divorce, though it can be difficult, is possible when you have a seasoned Maryland divorce lawyer on your […]

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What is Alimony?

March 4, 2019

Alimony is a payment made to a former spouse to the other in the hopes that they will be able to become self-sufficient. For the most part, these payments are made for a set interval of time, long enough for the spouse who needs them to gain independence. Things like the length of the marriage, […]

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A Simple Guide to Property Division in Divorce

February 5, 2019

When facing divorce, a lot of people become stressed and anxious about property. What’s going to happen to the house? Who’s going to get the car? Or the bank and investment accounts? Which one of you is going to get to keep the record collection? What about the decades’ worth of Christmas cards? There are […]

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Understanding Domestic Violence & Abuse

January 2, 2019

Domestic violence is more complicated than your spouse physically attacking you, though that can certainly be a part of it. Abusive marriages and abusive relationships are all about power and control. If you feel that your situation is unsafe or abusive, contact The National Domestic Violence Hotline today at 1-800-799-7233. Now we’re going to talk […]

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