Maryland Law Blog

Communication & Co-Parenting

January 10, 2020

Unless you and your ex-partner have an amicable separation, co-parenting can be a highly frustrating and emotional task. Your children are already going through a tough time due to their parents’ breakup, so it’s vital to the wellness of each member of your family that you and your ex find ways to co-parent in a […]

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3 Tips for Moving Forward After Your Divorce

December 31, 2019

If you are thinking about filing for divorce, or you’re already going through one, you may be concerned about the weight of the proceedings and how that weight will slow you down in the years to come. Divorce is a big decision, whether it’s for the best or not, and even if your life without […]

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Keeping Things Civil During a Divorce

December 4, 2019

If you’re going through a divorce, it’s likely that you and your ex-partner are not on the best terms with one another. There are cases where a divorce is a mutual agreement between two people who are amicable and have agreed in a civil manner that the separation is the right decision, but many times couples […]

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Taking Care of Yourself During Divorce

November 5, 2019

Divorce is a difficult process that can be very long and exhausting for all parties involved. One thing that people going through a divorce often forget is that they must tend to themselves throughout the process in order to get through it in as healthy of a manner as possible. Here are some helpful tips […]

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Are You Allowed to Use Social Media During a Divorce?

October 17, 2019

In today’s world, it’s hard to go even a single day without getting on social media. Whether you use it to check up on relatives and friends, post about your day, or otherwise, it’s important to approach social media with caution when you’re going through the process of your divorce. Although you are legally allowed […]

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How to Prepare for Custody Mediation

August 2, 2019

Divorce is a difficult and lengthy process to go through by itself, but when children and custody agreements are involved, it can be even more strenuous. To help ease the steps you take in your divorce proceedings, we’ve put together a guide on how to best prepare for your upcoming custody mediation. The Purpose of […]

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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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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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