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What is Military Family Law? An Overview of Military Family Law in Maryland

A military family has one or more parents or adults who serve in the United States Armed Forces. Some family members may be related to one another by marriage, blood or adoption. Military families can also include surviving spouses of retired military members or people who were killed in active duty. Child Support. An active military member may be required…

Peace Orders In Maryland Explained

What Is a Peace Order? A peace order is a court order. It is used to stop a certain person from contacting you or visiting your home, workplace or school. Peace orders are commonly used for coworkers, friends, strangers, acquaintances and others. Peace orders and protective orders are different. Protective orders are primarily filed against family members and former domestic…

Post Judgment Modifications: What are They? and How Can They Be Modified

What is a Post-Judgment Modification? A post-judgment modification refers to a change that occurs after a particular court decision has been made. There are a litany of reasons why this happens. Most modifications are done to preserve the best interests of the parties involved. What Judgments Can Be Modified? Alimony, spousal support, child visitation and child custody arrangements can be…

How to Handle False Allegations in Domestic Cases

What are False Allegations? Untrue claims that are made by one person against another individual or an organization are referred to as false allegations. These allegations may be proven to be false by facts or other information that is currently available. Even if an allegation is disproven, it can still damage a company or person’s reputation in the public eye.…

Assisted Reproductive Technology Defined and the Potential Legal Issues

What is Assisted Reproductive Technology? Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) are fertility treatments. They usually involve embryos or eggs. Sperm is not involved in any ART procedures. There are two primary kinds of assisted reproductive technology treatments used in the state of Maryland today. They are as follows: Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI). This can be an effective option if in vitro…