Family Law

Creating a Parenting Plan

If you’re a parent facing divorce, one of your most pressing concerns is what will happen regarding your children when you split from your spouse. If you’re able to sit down and work with your spouse to create a parenting plan you can both agree on, you’ll have a much easier time getting the custody more »

Collaborative Divorce

Collaborative Divorce

This settlement approach is similar to the 4-way meeting. However, the parties and their attorney’s sign a contract wherein they agree that the information exchanged between them and their conversations will remain entirely private, that their attorneys will not represent them in the event litigation is initiated, and that the parties themselves agree to fully more »

Separation

Separation and Divorce Atrtorney in Rockville MD

Your marriage might be ending after a brief period or maybe it has taken years to evolve into an irreconcilable situation. No matter how long it has taken to get to this undesirable point, if your marriage is failing, you are likely to be experiencing a range of emotions including anger, fear, sadness and uncertainty more »

Family Law

Divorce Mediation Rockville MD Attorney

Time Line of Separation to Divorce – a comprehensive schedule of events from beginning to end Grounds For Divorce – are you unsure whether or not you have a sufficient case Things You Can Do To Prepare Your Case – our clients have found this most helpful Anger Management / Alcohol or Drug Abuse – more »

Child Custody

Resolving custody and visitation is the single most important issue by a judge after trial. The overriding concern of the parents must be, and by a judge will be, what is in the child(ren)’s best interests. A parent must never evaluate their case by what is in their own best interests. Any attempt to do more »

Child Support

Separation Agreement

Child support for parents whose joint annual incomes (including income from nearly all sources for each of them) are less than $120,000 per year, is determined by a chart set out in a Maryland statute which can be found at Annotated Code of Maryland, Family Law Section 12-204. Software is available online which incorporates the more »

Alimony

There are 2 times during a litigated case when alimony is at issue (just like child support described below) so long as a ground for divorce exists. There is temporary a/k/a pendente lite (pron. “pen-den-tay lee-tay”) alimony which is often granted relatively soon after a complaint for divorce is filed with the court and served more »

Division of Marital Property

Division of Property

The process to determine how to divide marital assets between parties can be, and often is, quite complex. It is not possible in this article to describe with particularity how various assets may be divided between parties in a divorce. However, there are some key points to bear in mind. It is common during settlement, more »

Talking To Your Kids About Divorce

When a couple decides that it’s time to divorce, one of the hardest things to do is sit down with their children and tell them the news. While divorce is painful for the parents involved, learning that both parents are no longer living together can be extremely difficult for children to take too.

Tips For A Stress-Free Visitation Exchange

After a recent divorce, it can be hard to adjust to having to coordinate child visitation with an ex-spouse. While some divorced couples remain amicable and friendly, others want to have as little as possible to do with one another. However, with our tips below, you can know exactly how to breeze through your visitation more »