Prior to 2015, Maryland couples who mutually agreed to file for divorce were required to wait one year before filing—even if the parties agreed on all major aspects of the divorce, such as property division and alimony. The archaic requirement of living apart for 365 days prior to filing caused the Maryland divorce process to…

In Maryland, each county, and Baltimore city, has a Child Support Enforcement Office that can assist parents in collecting child support from the other parent for a nominal fee. With such a cost-effective resource readily available to payee parents, you might wonder why anyone would take the time and spend the money to hire a…

If you’re choosing to end your marriage, you may be able to obtain an annulment in Maryland instead of a divorce. A divorce is the official ending of a marriage; however, in some instances the marriage was invalid at the time it occurred and, therefore, a divorce can’t be obtained. In cases where the court…

Consulting with a Maryland divorce attorney is the first step in the next phase of your life. Like any important step forward, being prepared for your Maryland divorce consultation is important. By following these simple Maryland Divorce Consultation Tips, you can maximize the effectiveness of your consultation, and ensure that you find the right attorney…

Many individuals who are facing family or domestic disputes are unfamiliar with traditional court proceedings and the availability of the appeals process in instances where they may disagree with a judge’s order. The use of magistrates in Maryland family courts can confuse a litigant as to their options for recourse when the litigant disagreed with…

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