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From prenuptial agreements to post-divorce modification, we represent clients throughout Maryland in all types of family law matters including:

Alimony

Calculating Alimony In Maryland Divorce Cases Alimony, sometimes referred to as spousal support, may be awarded to either spouse in a Maryland divorce, but unlike child support, which is determined by formula, a court’s decision about whether to aw… Read More

Child Support

Maryland Child Support As a parent, you do everything in your power to make sure your children are properly provided for. When you are separated or divorced from your child’s other parent, there will come a time when you are faced with child suppor… Read More

Collaborative Law

Maryland Collaborative Divorce Attorney Collaborative Divorce is a process that allows you and your spouse to negotiate the terms of your own divorce with minimal court involvement. In fact, a central feature of the Collaborative process is that you… Read More

Custody

Maryland Child Custody In Maryland, there are two types of child custody: legal and physical. Legal custody refers to the power to make major life decisions, such as medical, educational, and religious choices, for the child. Legal custody may be joi… Read More

Divorce

Maryland Divorce  If you are facing the prospect of divorce your mind is likely filled with questions. The Law Office of Shelly M. Ingram is committed to offering answers to your divorce questions, and to helping you explore your divorce options,… Read More

Marital Property

Division of Marital Property in Maryland With regard to the division of property in divorce, Maryland is what’s referred to as an “equitable distribution” state. This means that the court does not attempt to divide property right down the middl… Read More

Mediation

Maryland Family Law Mediation You and your spouse or co-parent know the needs of your family better than anyone else, including a judge. Unfortunately, it’s often difficult for couples to communicate and negotiate well enough on their own to arrive… Read More

Prenuptial Agreements

Maryland Prenuptial Agreements Prenuptial agreements, often referred to as “prenups,” are contracts entered into by couples contemplating marriage. They are commonly used to protect assets brought into the marriage by one or both spouses in the e… Read More

Separation Agreements

Maryland Separation Agreements In Maryland, there is no legal status known as a “legal separation.” Couples are either married or divorced. However, when couples decide to live apart in anticipation of divorce, they may decide to execute what is… Read More

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