Divorce & Family Law in Maryland & DC

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Hiding Assets In A Divorce: You Can Run, But You Can’t Hide; Or Can You?

Spouses will sometimes try to hide assets when facing a divorce. Offshore accounts, savings bonds, even a safe deposit box stuffed with cash are some of the favored tactics. On the flip side, cavalier accusations of hiding assets are made when the spouse, like a business owner, has complex business dealings. How should you proceed if your suspect hidden assets? How should you react if your are accused?

MD Passes “Mutual Consent” Law Allowing For Expedited Divorce

In October of 2015 Maryland changed it's laws around no-fault divorce when there is mutual consent between the parties. The law can allow for an expedited divorce process but certain conditions must be met.

Limited Appearances Now Permitted in MD Family Law Representation

In the past, hiring a Maryland family law attorney was pretty much all or nothing. Court rules prohibited representing a client in a limited capacity. Now, Maryland has changed its rules to allow for limited representation which can reduce the financial burden associated with legal fees.

Same-Sex Marriage: Financial & Legal Issues to Address

The U.S. Supreme Court recently legalized marriage equality in the case Obergefell v. Hodges so all 50 states can now perform and recognize same-sex marriages. But what does this mean in terms of family law? Like any other couple, same-sex couples must address the legal and financial issues that come with marriage.

Choosing Your Divorce Lawyer: A 9 Point Checklist

Selecting a divorce lawyer is a very important decision. After all, this person will chart your strategy and help guide you through one of the more difficult periods of life. Too often however, the high drama of the moment prompts a rushed or impulsive decision that you can later come to regret. Before you sign that representation agreement step back, breathe, and consider these nine factors.

Free Range Parenting: It's About Judgment, But Whose?

Free range parenting is buzzing in the news. What lessons are there to be learned from it, especially concerning child custody proceedings in Maryland and Washington, DC?

Divorce & Important Financial Data

So it has finally come to this: you are ready to proceed with a divorce. This realization is often followed by uncertainty about what sort of information you might need in preparation. Whether your divorce is a mutual decision between your spouse and yourself or one which is yours and yours alone – an array of basic information is necessary.

Joint Custody & Passports for Children

It is a difficult feat to obtain a passport for a minor under 16 if one parent, who has joint legal custody with the other, refuses to cooperate. So, when faced with this road block, what may a parent do?

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