Maryland Divorce & Family Law

Separating While Going Through a Major Medical Event—Survival Strategies

Cancer, autoimmune diseases and other medical struggles can strain even the strongest marriages. Some couples manage to pull through, while others find the difficulties impossible to weather together. Divorce can provide ample relief for couples struggling through medical catastrophe, but it also adds new burdens. The healthy spouse may be forced to divorce on grounds […]

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Special Complications of Same-Sex Divorce

The United States Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage in the United States with the landmark 2015 case Obergefell v. Hodges. This ruling stipulates that the Fourteenth Amendment’s Due Process and Equal Protection Clauses ensure a fundamental right to marriage for same-sex couples. With marriage, however, comes divorce—and our legal system remains woefully unprepared to handle […]

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How Proposed Changes to United States Tax Law Could Impact Divorce

As Congress pores over prospective tax cuts, worried Americans obsessively analyze the impact these changes might have on the middle class. Projections offer extensive insight on future tax returns, but with the assumption that those impacted by upcoming changes are either single or married. What about divorced taxpayers? Turns out, some divorcees could see significant […]

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The Unique Aspects of Millennial Divorce

Although stereotyped as the cohabitation generation, Millennials aspire to marriage. They’re less likely to divorce than Generation X and Baby Boomer spouses, and when they do separate, the process looks vastly different than it did in the past. Increased Likelihood of Prenuptial Agreements Divorce differences between generations begin long before couples choose to split. In […]

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Rebooting Your Career During a Divorce — Making Time For Deep Work

Divorce combined with career transition makes for major stress, but also presents an exciting opportunity to pursue your professional destiny. As you seek a newly focused and more fulfilling career path, heed the wisdom of Cal Newton. In Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World, Newton argues that professionals perform best when […]

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Obsessive, Racing Thoughts About Your Divorce: Here’s What You Can Do

The moment you filed for divorce, you suffered constant mental chatter. Suddenly, questions raced through your head, preventing you from enjoying a full night’s sleep. You’re certainly not alone; many divorcees worry about custody, finances, even their romantic future. Lingering questions can destroy your sanity, and eventually, your physical health. They also make it far […]

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Helping Your Child Cope With Anxiety During Your Divorce

Anxiety disorders have reached epidemic proportions among today’s youth; the National Institute of Mental Health reports that anxiety impacts 25.1 percent of those between the ages of 13 and 18. Research suggests that divorce can complicate existing behavioral disorders as well as spark symptoms in previously unaffected children. With your help, however, your children can […]

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