What is Involved with a Child Support Agreement?

Child support refers to the payments made to and from the parents of a child or children in order to assist them in providing for that child. A child support agreement is often a necessity when parents separate or divorce from their partner and are, in turn, unable to provide the financial support needed to […]

How to Navigate the Custody Process

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When you go through a divorce or a breakup and there are children involved, the process can be complicated and emotionally taxing for you and your ex-partner. Understanding how custody agreements commonly work will help you better navigate this process and allow for the best outcome for your child. Step 1: Child Custody Petition At […]

Do Moms Always Win Custody Battles?

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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 […]

Child Custody for Children with Disabilities

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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 […]

Establishing Paternity for Child Custody

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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

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 […]

Handling Child Custody When Unmarried

Handling Child Custody When Unmarried

Almost everyone knows somebody who has gone through a divorce. And it is not hard to find a story about how messy a divorce can be. Divvying up all of a couple’s assets and finances can be frustratingly difficult, and deciding custody and visitation rights for a child can be almost unbearable for a parent. […]

The Difference Between Alimony and Child Support

The Difference Between Alimony and Child Support

If you or someone you care about is considering a divorce in the near future, there are some important things to understand beforehand. Alimony and child support can be confusing and the thought of payments being made or received can be overwhelming. Many people don’t fully understand the difference between alimony and child support, so […]

Can Child Support be Modified in Maryland?

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If you are currently paying child support in Maryland and considering filing for child support modification, there are some things you should know first. While it is possible to modify child support in Maryland, it is a complex process, and is only available in certain circumstances. Let’s look quickly at some circumstances that qualify for […]

How do I get Temporary Child Support When Filing for Divorce?

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Separation and divorce can be a lengthy process, and in many cases the parent with temporary custody needs support payments sooner rather than later. If your soon to be ex-partner and you are unable to agree on support payments, the courts are able to intercede and mandate payments for you. This court-mandated temporary support order […]