Tag Archive for Conflict Of Laws

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 more »

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 more »

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 more »