Am I Responsible for My S…

Am I Responsible for My Spouse's Debt?

Money is one of the top causes of divorce in the U.S. Money problems usually mean you, your spouse, or both have accumulated enough debt that making the payments is straining the relationship. As you begin to negotiate how your divorce will be resolv… Read More
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Will Child Support Cover Your Child’s Medical Costs?

If you have a child who needs braces, has special needs, or faces diagnosis or treatment for a serious health condition, the medical costs can add up very quickly. When families of children with these needs are separated (whether through divorce or w… Read More
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Categories: Child Support
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Planning for Co-Parenting Success

The start of the new school year is a great time to reassess and plan your co-parenting for the year as well. Having a plan, showing each other respect and having the success of your child be the focus will help to ensure that your child, and your co… Read More
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Categories: Custody
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Family Activities in the DC Metro Area — Spring 2019

The sun is shining, the flowers are starting to bloom, and the temperature is finally above freezing. This means that spring has definitely arrived. There are so many activities in our area, and some great family activities that you won’t want to m… Read More
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Categories: Other News
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What Questions to Ask the Best Maryland Divorce Attorneys about Children in Divorce

When a marriage breaks down, it is all too easy for parents to make the divorce all about their own needs. No matter the age, children are significantly affected when the family unit splits. Here are some questions to ask the best Maryland divorce at… Read More
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Categories: Custody
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How Long After Divorce Can You Remarry in Maryland?

Sometimes your divorce happens as soon as your marriage is over. In other cases, you and your former spouse stay technically married, even while you live separate lives. Find out how a long separation can make your divorce more complicated, and how l… Read More
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Does Maryland Recognize Common Law Marriage?

More and more people are living together without a legal or religious marriage ceremony. At some point in time, if you have been living with a romantic partner for several years, you may wonder whether you are in a common law marriage, or may even wo… Read More
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Categories: Family Law
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Do I Have to File Taxes With My Spouse?

Two things that make most people unhappy are facing divorce and the prospect of filing taxes. These experiences, unpleasant on their own, can be even more difficult when combined. When you are in the midst of the divorce process, and confronted with… Read More
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Things to Ask Top Maryland Divorce Lawyers about Dividing Property

Starting a divorce raises questions about everything from who keeps the home to whether you can have visitation of your cat. Here are some of the top things to ask Maryland divorce lawyers about dividing property, and why you should ask the questions… Read More
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Managing Unexpected Expenses in Divorce

You know that divorce is expensive: you’ve seen it on TV and magazines, heard about it from family and friends who have gone through the process. Somehow, although you know it to be true, the full reality of your expenses in divorce doesn’… Read More
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