What is a Maryland Record Expungement in Montgomery County, Maryland and Prince George’s County, Maryland? In Maryland, record expungement is a process where an individual may formally request the public removal of police and court records. Typically, an expungement is filed when someone is arrested or charged with a criminal or a traffic offense that…

After a divorce or child custody dispute, a Maryland Circuit Court will typically make a determination regarding the parents’ scheduled access to the minor children. A Circuit Court Judge or Family Magistrate, may order the children to spend unsupervised quality time with the non-custodial parent or may order that the children have overnight access with the…

If you have concerns that a child’s health or safety is at risk in their current environment, you do not have to be a helpless bystander, you can file an Emergency Petition for Child Custody in Maryland. What is a Maryland Emergency Custody Hearing? A Maryland emergency custody hearing is unlike regular child custody proceedings,…

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…

Every year, Maryland’s legislature passes new laws that impact many Maryland family law cases. This session, the Maryland legislature passed a significant number of family law related bills into laws. Here is a look at several new laws that, beginning October 1, 2017, may potentially change your divorce, domestic violence, child support, or other Maryland…

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