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Domestic Protective Orders Issues and Ramifications.

Maryland law distinguishes the categories of protective orders. These depend on several factors like relationships between parties involved; whether the spouses have children; and if a criminal warrant has already been issued. Protective orders can be obtained by individuals who are in fear of physical contact or harm inflicted by another person. It could be…

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,…

Considering Divorce

What to Expect when Considering Divorce Clients considering divorce in northern Maryland often turn to our Rockville office for legal counsel. Most our clients have no idea what to expect in the divorce process. While it may seem overwhelming, it doesn’t have to be. The Law Offices of David Bach, Esq. can assist you every…

What is a “Separation Agreement”?

Separation Agreement

We are often contacted by people who initially want to know how to separate from their spouse or have already separated and want to know what the next step is. Two important issues must be evaluated in either situation. Quite frequently parties sign a document known as a “separation agreement” which documents the actual date…

What is Collaborative Divorce?

Good Family Law

Collaborative divorce is a cooperative team approach to divorce that is gaining followers among the growing number of people who are seeking a more compassionate, less divisive alternative to the traditional adversarial approach to divorce. Rather than opposing each other in a courtroom where a judge determines how property and financial assets will be divided,…

Are You and Your Spouse Good Candidates for Collaborative Divorce?

Collaborative Divorce Attorney

“Bitter adversaries” is the presumed default setting for American divorce, yet many couples harbor no particular resentment toward each other when their marriage ends and would prefer to dissolve their union without rancor. Collaborative divorce offers couples the opportunity to end their marriage on their own terms and in their own way without adversarial litigation.…

Can I Go Back Into The Marital Home Once I’ve Moved Out?

Under most circumstances, so long as you are on the title to the residence, the party who continues to live there cannot bar you from entering the residence. Essentially, you cannot break into a house you own. Therefore, even if the locks have been changed and an alarm system has been installed, you are still…

Can I Date?

Holding Hands

It is not advisable to begin a relationship with another person, whether it is sexual or not during the separation and/or divorce process. It is advisable to tell the potential boyfriend or girlfriend to remain out of the picture until the divorce case is settled or litigated to conclusion. While that may seem draconian, it…