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Six Steps to Child Custody in Maryland

Ending a relationship with a spouse or partner is hard enough. Where you have a child in common, divorce or separation can take on another level of emotional strain and complexity. Where childless couples can make a clean break, parents must find way… Read More
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Categories: Custody
Stay at Home Orders Push…

Stay at Home Orders Push Domestic Violence Rates Higher

The response to the novel Coronavirus COVID-19 has been hard for everyone. Unprecedented layoffs and strict stay-at-home orders have made life difficult and put a financial strain on families in Maryland and around the world. But for those in abusive… Read More
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Categories: Family Law
Spoliation and the Requir…

Spoliation and the Requirement to Preserve Evidence

Whether you are involved in a divorce proceeding or a child custody matter, litigation is often an emotional and intrusive experience. It can be made even more so through the discovery process, when you are required by the court’s rules of procedur… Read More
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Categories: Family Law, Other News
I Want My Spouse to Move…

I Want My Spouse to Move Out but They Refuse: What Can I Do?

There are a variety of options depending on your specific circumstances. We understand that with separation and divorce, living in separate households can be a difficult subject and can become expensive. At the Law Office of Shelly M. Ingram, our att… Read More
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Categories: Divorce
Who Gets to Keep the Enga…

Who Gets to Keep the Engagement Ring?

There are a variety of answers depending on the specific circumstances behind the ring. At the Law Office of Shelly M. Ingram, our attorneys and mediators have a goal to listen to you and help you to understand the various options. What Makes a Gift… Read More
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Should I Tell My Divorce…

Should I Tell My Divorce Lawyer Everything? (And What Happens if You Don’t)

When you are sitting across the table at a divorce lawyer’s office, you may want to be selective about what you say and plead your best case. Keeping secrets from your attorney can come back to haunt you. Find out why you should tell your divorce l… Read More
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Categories: Custody, Divorce
How Do COVID-19 Stay-At-H…

How Do COVID-19 Stay-At-Home Orders Impact Custody?

Whether you typically exchange custody every weekend, or your kids travel to their other parent’s for the summer, Coronavirus shut-downs are probably affecting your plans. Do you still need to send your children to their other parent for visitation… Read More
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Categories: Custody, Mediation
Maintaining Normal During…

Maintaining Normal During this Abnormal: How to Stay Safe and Entertained While Sheltering in Place

Across the U.S., people have been ordered to “Stay at Home” or “Shelter in Place” for their own safety and the safety of our communities. For many, our routine outlets for stress relief and entertainment are unavailable: nail salons, librarie… Read More
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Categories: Other News
How to Get a Divorce in M…

How to Get a Divorce in Maryland Without a Lawyer

These days, many Maryland residents are trying to find ways to do more with less. That includes taking on projects they would normally have left to a professional. When the project at hand is ending your marriage, you may be able to get a divorce in… Read More
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Categories: Divorce, Mutual Consent
Laid Off for Covid19? Sol…

Laid Off for Covid19? Solutions for Immediate Modification of Child Support

For several weeks Marylanders have been asked to practice social distancing and other behaviors to help “flatten the coronavirus curve”. On March 23, 2020, the Governor of Maryland ordered many small businesses to close. On March 30, the Governor… Read More
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Categories: Child Support

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