A refresher on divorce and debt

People going through a divorce likely think about what they are going to receive in the final settlement: The family home, a portion of a retirement fund, child support and alimony. But what couple needs to remember is that there also is debt involved that must be addressed. Previous blog posts have looked into the […]

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The financial aftermath of divorce

Divorce can seem almost glamorous in the movies on TV. Popular culture for years has celebrated the notion of a jilted wife walking away with a fortune that more than sets them up for the rest of their lives. But for those of us who don’t have millions at our disposal, divorce can be one […]

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Deaccessioning After A Divorce: How And When To Pare Down Your Belongings

Museums consistently cultivate their collections not only by searching for new pieces, but also by paring down exhibits that are no longer relevant or do not contribute maximum value. Referred to as deaccessioning, this process is guided by strict protocol to ensure that each removal is in the museum’s best interest. The principal of deaccession […]

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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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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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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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