Did you get married on Valentine’s Day?

Getting married on Valentine’s Day may seem like the most romantic gesture a couple in love can make to each other. What better day than to demonstrate the ultimate act of commitment —marriage — on the one day of the year where you are encouraged to show the world how much you love your significant […]

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Selling Your House After Divorce: Do’s And Don’ts

You and your soon-to-be ex prefer to sell your home and pursue a fresh start. Making this decision is the easy part; now you need to deal with the usual complications of selling real estate, all while under the strain of divorce. Keep the process as simple and stress-free as possible by following these basic […]

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Tips to Find a Great Therapist to Work Through Your Divorce Issues

The need for counseling does not end after you and your spouse opt for divorce. The stress of the process combined with the emotional trauma of leaving a partner can leave you vulnerable to mental health issues, particularly if you have a history of depression. A Clinical Psychological Science study found that nearly sixty percent […]

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Rebuilding Your Credit Score After Going Through a Stressful Divorce

Divorce can have a devastating impact not only on your physical health, but also on the health of your credit. New financial stressors, combined with an irresponsible spouse’s unfettered access to your accounts can cause your credit to dip precariously, leaving you in peril at a time when you need good credit most. Take the […]

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Do Live-In Partners Get Legal Influence Over the Lives of the Children?

All families are different. It’s common for children to be raised in blended families, when both partners have children from previous relationships, or by gay and lesbian couples who are building a family of their own. However, when there are a lot of people involved in raising children, things can get complicated, especially when the […]

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Under What Grounds Can You Appeal a Divorce Ruling in Maryland?

A judge’s decree does not necessarily have to be the final outcome in your divorce case. Options still exist, and depending on your case, an appeal could lead to a more favorable outcome. During this process, the appellate court will not consider whether the initial trial judge arrived at the correct conclusion, but rather, whether […]

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7 Online Resources to Help You Be a Smarter, Safer Co-Parent

Co-parenting is tough even if you are on good terms with your ex-spouse. Thankfully, there are an abundance of resources available to guide you through this difficult journey. The following are especially worth checking out: Our Family Wizard Ex-spouses with differing schedules find it exceedingly difficult to coordinate. That’s where Our Family Wizard comes in. […]

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Pregnant and Divorced in Maryland: What Now?

Divorce in Maryland is complicated enough as is, but if you are pregnant at the time of divorce or shortly thereafter, you may experience unique complications regarding custody, visitation, and child support. For the sake of your child and your own mental health, it is imperative that you seek support from a compassionate attorney willing […]

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Same-Sex Divorce: Challenges Regarding Asset Division

Dividing assets can be difficult for any divorcing couple, but same-sex couples face unique challenges. Asset division can be particularly tricky if marriage or civil unions were not recognized in the couple’s state of residency at the time they were married. Those with prenuptial or post-nuptial agreements find the process far easier. Ultimately, the goal is […]

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