5 Considerations for Child Custody

When parents decide to divorce or separate in the state of Maryland, there is an urgent need to determine how they will share custody of their children. If they can’t determine custody on their own, they will need to enlist the help of a judge. The judge will decide on child custody based on a […]

What Are Good Reasons to Get Primary Physical and Sole Legal Custody?

You’re ready to separate from your spouse or partner, but don’t think co-parenting is the best option for your child. That’s why you want to request primary physical and sole legal custody of your child. If you have sole custody, your child will live with you full time, subject to the other parent’s possible visitation […]

Both Parents Have Rights: What it Means to Work With A Parents’ Rights Attorney

It takes two to make a baby, and the court certainly recognizes that fact. In Maryland, the court presumes both natural parents as the natural custodians of their children and doesn’t favor the mother or father. So what does that mean for child custody? Here are the areas where a parents’ rights attorney can help. […]

Do I Need a Lawyer for a Child Custody Agreement?

Determining custody for your child/children is a big deal. It can shape how they grow up, their relationship with their parents, and even determine their level of safety. You don’t want to leave anything up to chance when it comes to caring for your children, and working with an experienced child custody attorney in Baltimore […]

The Facts About Child Custody in Maryland

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Before you file for custody in Maryland, it’s important to familiarize yourself with the different aspects of the child custody process. When you educate yourself on this process and work with the right Baltimore County child custody lawyer, you can get a better understanding of how custody works in Maryland and improve your chance of […]

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 […]

Communication with Your Children During Divorce

Many couples considering divorce tend to stay in their unhappy marriages longer out of fear of harming their children. Divorce isn’t usually easy on anyone involved, but there are certainly ways you can minimize the impact that divorce has on your children. Maintaining healthy communication with your children both during and after divorce is an […]

Is a Prenuptial Agreement Right for You?

Nowadays, many couples get a prenuptial agreement (or a prenup) before they get married, but is a prenup right for you? As an experienced Maryland family law attorney, we wanted to take some time today to discuss some of the benefits of a prenup and whether or not one is right for you. Ask Yourself […]

The Importance of Both Parents

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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 […]

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

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?

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

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 […]