No one gets married, with the intention of one day divorcing their spouse. Being confronted with an impending divorce is hard. You are never quite sure what you should or shouldn’t do in order to avoid making a Maryland divorce mistake that could potentially harm your overall case. If you are considering obtaining an absolute divorce,…

For many people, divorce can be an uncomfortable, confusing, and time-consuming process. Frequently the parties in a divorce can feel angry, guilty, sad, and emotionally drained. These feelings are very common during a divorce, but they can lead to avoidable and problematic mistakes. There are many potential divorce mistakes to avoid in Maryland. Below is a…

Every holiday season there is a drastic increase in the number of requests for protective orders. While the majority of the petitioners that filed for a Final Protective Order in Maryland have valid claims of intimate partner violence and abuse, some petitioners attempt to game the system in an effort to gain leverage in their…

Often the largest hurdle in starting your divorce, child custody, child support, or paternity proceeding is ensuring proper Maryland process service. Service of process “is the procedure by which a party to a lawsuit gives appropriate notice of initial legal action to another party.” Without proper service, you will be unable to move forward with…

In Maryland, stepparent adoptions represent one of the most common forms of adoption. Most Maryland stepparent adoptions occur when one parent is largely absent or has completely abandoned the child. In this case, a Maryland stepparent will petition the Maryland Circuit Court to establish legal parental rights to a child. What is a Maryland Stepparent…

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