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Can You Change A Separation Agreement in Maryland?

A lot can happen in a year. If you signed a separation agreement in Maryland but then something changes what seems fair, you may be looking for a way to change your agreement. Depending on what you want to adjust and what has changed in the interim,… Read More
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What’s the difference: Absolute v. Limited Divorce in Maryland

If you are considering filing for divorce in Maryland, you may have seen the terms “absolute divorce” and “limited divorce” and wondered which one you need. Asking for the wrong type of divorce could delay the resolution of your case, or even… Read More
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Understanding How Bankruptcy May Affect Your Divorce

Financial troubles are one of the top causes of divorce and marital discord. When debts outweigh assets and your monthly payments eat up most of your income, you and your spouse may need to resort to a bankruptcy to resolve your debts, even as you co… Read More
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Is Collaborative Divorce the Best Option?

You may have heard of a thing called collaborative divorce that’s designed to take the conflict out of ending your marriage. But is a collaborative divorce the best option for your family law case? Or could you be better served by formal litigation… Read More
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Categories: Collaborative, Divorce
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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 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

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