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…

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…

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…

Throughout the United States, it is becoming increasingly more common for older couples to divorce. A gray divorce, or a divorce where the average age of the couple is over 50, focuses less on child custody and support, and more on retirement and asset division. While many married couples know they have retirement accounts, they…

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