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How to Handle High-Conflict Custody Cases

Even the most amicable family law matters are emotional and stressful for those involved. The most emotionally difficult cases often involve issues that have to do with the children, like child custody and parenting time. Many parents are able to negotiate responsibility… Read More
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Categories: Child Custody
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The Role of a Child Custody Expert Witness

If you are a parent of a minor child, it’s likely that the issues in your family law case that are most challenging are those that have to do with the well-being of your child, like child custody. In a contested custody… Read More
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Categories: Child Custody
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What’s the Difference Between a Postnuptial Agreement vs. Prenuptial Agreement?

The short answer to the question “What’s the difference between a prenuptial and a postnuptial agreement” is simple: one is executed by spouses before their marriage, and one is executed afterward. While that answer is technically accurate, it’s not entirely complete. Let’s… Read More
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What are Interrogatories and Requests for Production of Documents?

In almost every lawsuit, including divorces, the parties have the right to gather information from the other side in a process called “discovery.” There are many discovery tools available. The one that’s most familiar to non-lawyers is probably adeposition, where one party… Read More
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What Are Family Law Depositions?

When someone files a divorce or child custody case, they are starting a lawsuit, and lawsuits involve a process called “discovery.” Discovery is exactly what it sounds like: an opportunity for each party to the lawsuit to discover information that can help… Read More
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Categories: Divorce
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Advantages of Divorce Mediation

We have a reputation as divorce litigators, so it might seem strange for us to be touting the advantages of divorce mediation. The truth is that we are in favor of whatever divorce process will best achieve our client’s goals in their… Read More
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What is Equitable Distribution of Property in Maryland?

The division of property in a divorce is often one of the most challenging issues to resolve, especially in a high net worth divorce. Maryland law gives guidance for determining an equitable distribution of marital property, but does not dictate a predetermined… Read More
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The Tax Implications of Alimony Payments

Divorce changes a lot of things—including your tax situation. One aspect of your divorce that can have a significant impact on your taxes is whether you make or receive alimony payments. We are often asked, “Is alimony tax deductible?” The answer, as… Read More
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What is Bird’s Nest Custody?

“Bird’s nest custody,” also called “birdnesting” or “nesting,” is an attempt to solve an enduring problem in divorces and child custody cases involving minor children. One of the primary concerns divorcing parents have is the disruption that the divorce will cause in… Read More
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Third-Party Custody Rights in Maryland

As most grandparents, step-parents, and aunts and uncles know, you do not have to be a child’s legal parent to have a deep, meaningful bond with the child. But if you are not a legal or biological parent, do you have any… Read More
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