Divorce Considerations for Same-Sex Marriages

Divorces take a toll on any family. Breaking up and separating your lives can be a stressful and emotional process. With same-sex divorces, it can be even more stressful and emotional since there are some additional things same-sex couples will need to consider if they want to get divorced. Take a look at some of […]

Issues That Can Complicate a Divorce

If you’re going through a divorce, chances are, you’re ready to have everything finalized as soon as possible. Divorce will always be a complicated process, but some divorces can be more complicated than others. Here are some of the most common issues that can end up making your divorce case more complicated. Uncooperative Spouse One […]

Why Does a Divorce Take So Long?

No one wants to get stuck in a divorce that drags on for years. Yet, plenty of divorces do exactly that. Some divorces can be completed in a matter of months, depending on the state of mind of the parties involved. Here are some of the most common reasons why divorces take so long. 1. […]

Problems that May Arise in a Divorce by Using a General Lawyer

It’s common for people to want to pay the least amount of money for their divorce. That’s why they turn to general lawyers. But most of the time, general lawyers end up costing you more money, more time, and  more favorable results. General lawyers can be a great asset in certain situations, but when it […]

How to choose the right divorce lawyer for you

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 […]

The Emotional Toll of Divorce

The legal divorce process is different than the emotional divorce process. The legal divorce process involves difficult conversations and decisions that ultimately make splitting up burdensome. When it comes to the emotional aspect of divorce, it makes divorce more difficult, but not as directly as the legal process. Check out the common emotional stages of […]

How Long Does a Divorce Take in Maryland?

To you and your spouse, your relationship may be over; but legally, it continues until the final divorce papers are signed. Divorce can be a long, lengthy process, or it can be relatively quick. Various factors will affect how long the divorce process takes. Keep reading to get a better understanding of what affects the […]

Why Hire a Local Divorce Lawyer

If you and/or your spouse have decided to file for divorce, the next thing you need to do is hire a divorce attorney in Maryland. Sure, you have plenty of options for divorce attorneys, but people often opt for local divorce attorneys, and here’s why. They Have Connections Local divorce attorneys work in your area […]

What are the Common Legal Grounds for Divorce?

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

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 […]

Who Pays for a Lawyer in Divorce?

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

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 thatconcentrates on divorce. They are […]