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Alimony and Spousal Support in Maryland

Considerations in Spousal Support Spousal support may go on even after the marriage has been terminated. However, there are certain requirements and time frame before you can collect alimony depending on conditions surrounding the marriage as well as reasons for the divorce. Do not confuse this matter with division of property or child support. If…

Child Support Amendment Issues

In nearly all states of the US, child support proceedings are part of divorce processes. Minors (below 18 years of age) are entitled to the same amount of support if their parents are living together. Each parent must show evidence of capability to provide child support during court hearings. This proof includes the latest pay…

How to Handle a Divorce Logically

It is certainly never trouble-free when a marriage or meaningful relationship turns sour and ends. Whatever the reason for the breakup, the lives of both spouses become topsy-turvy and set off all types of agonizing and disturbing feelings. Nonetheless, there are many things you can do to move on and start with a new life.…

Statutory Guidelines of Child Support in Maryland

Child support in Maryland has statutory guidelines. Pay particular attention to day care and health care insurance for children as well as corresponding costs. Judges cannot deviate from the amount of child support. Child support represents financial contributions coming from the non-custodial parent for expenses in raising the child. It includes basics like food, shelter,…

Common Mistakes of Divorcing Parents – part 2

In our last post about common mistakes that divorcing parents make, we discussed overly smothering your kids and not respecting their ages. Today, we’ll shed light on two more areas where divorcing parents frequently struggle. If you’re considering divorcing your spouse or are in need of assistance with your child custody case, don’t handle it…

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…

Mediation, Collaborative Law, 4 Way Meetings

Separation and Divorce Atrtorney in Rockville MD

A very important part of the separation and divorce process is attempting to settle some or all of the issues arising out of the decision to end a marriage. Cases can be resolved before or after separation, after litigation is initiated, the day of any trial, or during a trial. Most cases will settle even…

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…

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 –…

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…