Although a marital settlement agreement can be beneficial, in some cases, couples may wish to set aside a Maryland marital settlement agreement or to modify its terms. What is a Marital Settlement Agreement in Montgomery County, Maryland and Prince George’s County, Maryland? Also known as a property settlement agreement or a marital separation agreement, a…

Bigamy occurs when one spouse is still legally married at the time they enter into a subsequent marriage with another individual. Whether done intentionally or accidentally, bigamy cases can result in serious consequences for your marriage and may even result in a felony conviction and significant jail time. If your Maryland spouse committed bigamy, it…

For many people, it can be a confusing and difficult process to prove a partner’s actual income for a Maryland child support determination. In making a Maryland child support determination, a Maryland Circuit Court will rely on a number of factors in order to set an appropriate child support amount that is in the best…

Although not commonly considered, a party responding to a Complaint for Absolute Divorce or a Complaint for Limited Divorce, has the right to defend against the allegations that are alleged as the grounds for divorce. Typically, property, child custody, child support, and alimony are contested issues during a divorce, but a party may defend against…

Frequently, once a couple decides that a marriage is no longer working, the parties will choose to file for a divorce as soon as possible. For many reasons, some couples may choose to separate indefinitely without filing for a divorce, and it may be years before a spouse is ready or able to file a…

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