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Dec Dec 12, 2018

Your Rights as an Active Duty Serviceperson Going Through a Divorce

Getting divorced can cause difficulties for all parties involved. If you are entering into a divorce as a member of the U.S. military (active or retired), you will likely face additional challenges and considerations. You may be stationed overseas when you are served with divorce papers, or may be in the process of moving to [...]

Oct Oct 24, 2018

Can My Spouse and I Use the Same Attorney to Save Time and Money?

The divorce process can be expensive. Many couples may be searching for ways to save money, especially if they generally agree on the terms of the split. If you and your spouse are one of those couples, you might be wondering if it is a practical idea to use the same divorce attorney. The short [...]

Sep Sep 26, 2018

Co-Parenting and Parental Relocation

After a divorce when children are involved, the issue of parental relocation can be quite complex. Sometimes it may seem like a difficult puzzle to solve, but, there is good news: it is possible to put together a parenting plan, or modify an existing one, that can allow one parent to relocate but still meet [...]

Sep Sep 13, 2018

Maryland Passes Mutual Consent Divorce Bill for Couples with Children

The state of Maryland recently passed legislation that allows married couples with children to divorce with the mutual consent of both parties. Before 2015, to receive a no-fault divorce here in Maryland, every couple had to prove that they had lived in separate residences for 12 continuous months, with no sexual relations. “No-fault” means that [...]

Aug Aug 22, 2018

I Paid for My Fiancé’s Schooling, and He Dumped Me. Can I Get My Money Back?

A lot of couples live together before they get married. Some of them will share bank accounts, or take out loans with both of their names on them. In some cases, one person may financially support the other while he or she goes through school or a career change. But what rights do you have [...]

Jul Jul 11, 2018

5 Tips for Moving Beyond Post-Divorce Depression

Going through a divorce, especially if you are not the one who initiated it, is right up there in the Top Two most stressful life events. According to the Holmes-Rahe Stress Inventory, the only thing more stressful than divorce is the death of your spouse. Dealing with a stressful event such as divorce, and the [...]

Jun Jun 27, 2018

Top Six Reasons Couples Divorce

We all know that no one goes into a marriage thinking or intending to get divorced one day. People enter into a marriage with the best of intentions—til death do you part, or at the very least, a long happy marriage. Most people understand that a strong marriage takes work. But if you have given [...]

Jun Jun 13, 2018

Five Unexpected Divorce Expenses

Adjusting to life during and after a divorce can take some time. In addition to emotional changes, financial changes can take some getting used to as well. Changing your lifestyle to fit your budget, or supporting yourself with only one income are typically expected financial expenses that come with a marriage split. However, there are [...]

May May 30, 2018

Spotting Hidden Assets During a Maryland Divorce

When your marriage is ending, whether it's been 12 years or 12 months, in Maryland you have the right to an equitable division of assets that allows you to move forward with your life. In a perfect world, every couple would be able to divorce without any contention or disagreement during the process. However, we [...]

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