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How to Prepare for Divorce Legally, Financially and Emotionally

Getting a divorce is one of the biggest decisions you will make. Choosing to end a relationship is almost never easy, and sometimes it can even be traumatic. But decisions you make early in the process can make a difficult situation easier. Find out… Read More
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Categories: Divorce
Judge Striking Gavel Between Split House

What Happens to the House in a Divorce?

For many Maryland couples, especially those without children, who gets the family home is one of the biggest questions during a divorce. A house can be one of the family’s most valuable assets, and the mortgage on that house one of the largest debt… Read More
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Categories: Divorce
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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
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
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

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