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How Do You Handle Vaccine -- and Other Health Decisions -- as a Divorced Couple?

Over the past year, there has been a strong push to develop, approve, and distribute the COVID-19 vaccine nationwide. But there are many who are opposed to it for religious, philosophical, or political reasons. Now that the vaccine has been approved… Read More
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Making Your Holiday Visit…

Making Your Holiday Visitation Schedule

Halloween marks the beginning of the extended holiday season. What you do now in making your holiday visitation schedule will shape your children’s holiday experience today, and memories for years to come. Here’s how to make a child’s holiday v… Read More
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Same-Sex Couples and Child Custody

Same-sex couples have been able to get married in Maryland since 2013, and in other parts of the country as early as 2004. When gay and lesbian couples decide to start families, the law around same-sex couples and child custody can seem complicated.… Read More
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Separation agreement form

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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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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Wedding rings and wooden gavel

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
Little girl embracing dad at the door while leaving her mom

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, COVID-19 shut-downs are probably affecting your plans. Do you still need to send your children to their other parent for visitation? C… Read More
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Categories: Custody, Mediation
sad woman packing boxes

Divorce and Moving Out - What is Abandonment?

Divorces often don’t happen all at once. The build-up to a divorce can be full of tension, fighting, and in some cases physical danger. You may be tempted to walk out and end the strain, but doing so could affect your Maryland divorce case. Before… Read More
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New Maryland Parenting Pl…

New Maryland Parenting Plan Forms

In child custody matters, it is often best if parents who are separated or in the process of separating are able to work together amicably to discuss and decide on a plan as to the parenting of their children. As a parent, you have known your childre… Read More
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Categories: Custody, Divorce, Family Law
Parents carrying their son on shoulders on a beach vacation. - Law Office of Shelly Ingram

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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