Frequently Asked Child Custody Questions in Maryland

  Child custody is the determination that parents make, or a court if the parents can’t agree, regarding the following: 1) where the child(ren) will reside (which parent the child(ren) live(s) with); 2) the access schedule with the other parent (formerly called visitation); and 3) which parent makes decisions regarding the child(ren). There are two […]

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5 Things You Should Know About High Net Worth Divorce Cases

Due to the amount and diversity of assets owned by the parties, high-net-worth divorces in the DMV area are more time-intensive and challenging than most divorces.  Five things you should keep in mind:  1. The Importance of Financial Documentation Acquire original documents: retirement, bank, and other financial account statements; deeds to real property; mortgage statements; […]

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Distribution of Retirement Assets in Divorce

Ending a marriage is difficult. There is an emotional toll on top of the complexity of deciding who will keep certain items that have accumulated over the years. Calculating and dividing retirement assets adds to that complexity. For many, it can be the most significant part of their entire nest egg, especially when fully funded […]

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Avoid These Common Mistakes Made In Settlement Discussions

Litigating Instead of Making an Agreement Divorce, including custody and property issues, is an emotional and sometimes costly experience. Coming to an agreement with your spouse has plenty of benefits over litigating: Making an agreement lets you and your spouse or significant other control the outcome of your case instead of letting a judge, who […]

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What is a “Best Interest Attorney”?

A Best Interest Attorney, also known as a BIA, is an attorney appointed by the Court for the purpose of protecting a child’s best interest. A BIA is not bound by a child’s “directives or objectives.” Maryland Rule 9-205.1 governs the appointment of an attorney for a child. There are also Maryland Guidelines for Practice […]

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What is a Child Custody Evaluation?

A custody evaluation is a helpful tool in contested custody cases for the parents and/or the court in determining what legal and physical custody arrangement is in your child(ren)’s best interest. When custody or access/visitation disputes arise in a custody case or during separation or divorce proceedings, a party may request, or a judge may […]

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