Everything You Need to Know About Maryland Protective Orders
January 13th, 2023
Trigger warning: domestic abuse. Protective orders, restraining orders, peace orders — what’s the difference? How long does an interim protective order last versus a temporary protective order? Can you file a protective order for your child? Is a… Read MoreRead More
How is Alimony Calculated in Maryland and Virginia?
December 21st, 2022
Alimony has gotten the bad rap of being a dirty word — a concept that promotes financial dependence on breadwinners. But in reality, alimony was created to promote security in marriages, as a way of assuring homemakers wouldn’t be screwed over fo… Read MoreRead More
Categories: Divorce, Maryland Family Courts
What is the Fastest (and Cheapest) Way to Divorce in Maryland?
December 15th, 2022
If you’ve Googled “average cost of divorce in Maryland,” or “how long divorce typically takes,” you’ve probably stumbled across a wide range of somewhat vague answers (for good reason). It’s hard to predict exactly how a divorce cas… Read MoreRead More
Can Being a Stay-at-home Parent Affect My Custody Case?
December 9th, 2022
“What judge would ever give you custody of the kids? You don’t have a job!” I’ve heard this too many times. And let me just start this blog post by saying: This is gaslighting and simply is not true. The fact that you have stayed home to rais… Read MoreRead More
How to Combat Gaslighting in Divorce
December 5th, 2022
In the age of misinformation, the term gaslighting has become an integral part of American politics, pop culture and even the medical community. Defined as “the act or practice of grossly misleading someone especially for one’s own advantage,”… Read MoreRead More
Categories: Child Custody & Parenting, Divorce