Should I File for a ‘Fault’ or ‘No Fault’ Divorce?

To obtain an absolute divorce in Maryland, a spouse must prove Fault grounds or No Fault grounds. In the past, the state required the party filing for divorce to corroborate their grounds via testimony, but this is no longer a requirement in all cases. Courts may now enter a divorce decree on an uncorroborated testimony […]

New Ground for Divorce in Maryland: Divorce by Mutual Consent

divorce by mutual consent

Effective October 1, 2015, Maryland Family Law has a new ground for divorce called “divorce by mutual consent.” This is great news for many couples who arrived at the decision to divorce together and would rather not wait to meet the 12-month separation requirement. However, this new ground for divorce is not for everyone and […]