Maryland Legal News & Guides: Domestic & Family Law

Bank Accounts & Divorce

Some couples may decide to combine their assets when they get married. This is accomplished by...

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Child custody and Visitation - How to Spend Time With Your Child Post Divorce

What Types of Custody Are There?

Physical custody and legal custody are the only child custody...

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Fundamentals in Divorce: Grounds for Separation, Absolute vs limited Divorce

What Are The Current Kinds of Divorce in Maryland?

There are two primary types of divorce that can...

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Prenuptial Agreements in Maryland - Protect What’s Yours When It's Over.

Maryland Prenuptial Agreements

It is rather rare nowadays for married couples to not have a...

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Understanding Child Custody and Protective Orders

Domestic abuse is a serious problem in this country. For many decades, it was swept quietly under a...

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How Common is Domestic Financial Abuse?

Financial abuse is a type of domestic abuse that directly involves money and assets. It can exist...

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The Problem of False Domestic Violence Complaints.

Domestic violence happens every day in Maryland, and the negative effects it has on families and...

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Is a Maryland Protective Order Enforceable in Another State?

If you have had a protective order issued against you, it is important to know what you can and...

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Adopting a Child in Maryland? Here's Everything You Need to Know.

Editor's note: This blog is has been updated republished from its original release date.

Adopting a...

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Top 4 Ways to Get Out of a Prenup – Taking Action When an Agreement Isn’t Fair

Prenuptial agreements are growing more and more common with the increasing rate of divorce in the...

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Defending Yourself in a Domestic Abuse Cases – Your Best Case Scenario

It is scary to face accusations of domestic violence. Not only is there a degree of uncertainty to...

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How to File Child Support - 7 Steps to Get It Done

Editor's Note: This week we are revisiting posts and topics that are still relevant and important...

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Planning Your Divorce – Knowing The Three ‘Verses’

Editor's Note: This week we are revisiting posts and topics that are still relevant and important...

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Guide to Guardianship – A Comprehensive Look into Custody Arrangements

Dealing with divorce, medical hardship, or sudden loss is hard—especially if you ate taking care of...

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CPS and Divorce – When Two Tense Situations Mix

Many additional factors might make divorce that much more complicated—having Child Protective...

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Can Parents Kidnap Their Child? – A Guide to Custody and Parental Kidnapping

There are many instances where different fields of law intersect with each other. At the...

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Domestic Abuse and the Law – How to Get Help in a Compromising Time

An abusive relationship or environment cultivates more than an unhealthy living situation—it can...

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Did I Commit Fraud? – A Guide to Fraud, Counterfeit, and Forgery

The United States federal government and the state of Maryland take fraud and fraud-related charges...

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Divorce Over 50 – A Guide to Late-Life Divorce

You might think it is not common, but late-life divorces happen much more frequently than imagined....

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Grandparents, Pets, and Holidays – A Gude To Family Life After Divorce

As someone with a family, you might have a few questions about aspects of your life that might...

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