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Can I Use Mediation for M…

Can I Use Mediation for My Divorce or Custody Case?

What is Mediation? Mediation is a productive conversation in which two people in a family law context meet with their attorneys and a neutral third party, called the mediator. Mediators are typically family law attorneys and they will help to try and… Read More
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Handling Holidays with Children

The Split Family’s Guide to Celebrating the Holidays It is that time of year when things can become tense as Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year plans for separated families are negotiated and implemented. For most of us Christmas is a happy time,… Read More
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Maryland Child Support and the Unemployed Parent

Voluntary Impoverishment If child support is an issue in your Maryland case and your child’s other parent is not working, or is not working enough, then you may be able to ask the Court to treat that parent as if they were working full time. A pare… Read More
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Claiming a Child as a Tax Dependent After a Maryland Divorce

Claiming a child as a dependent on your tax returns can sometimes make a significant difference in the amount of the tax refund that you receive from the IRS or the state of Maryland. If there is no agreement or custody order in place indicating whic… Read More
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