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Maryland Family Law

Divorce

Divorce

Divorce Whether you are planning to file for divorce, or your spouse is doing so, being faced with a divorce is probably one of the most stressful experiences you can face. You need an attorney who can minimize that stress and help you through the twists and… Read More
Child Custody

Child Custody

Child Custody If you are divorcing or separating from your children’s other parent in Maryland, the issue of custody is almost certainly one of your primary concerns. At the Law Offices of Dana K. Whitten, we understand how important your relationship with y… Read More
Child Support

Child Support

Child Support If you are a divorcing or separating parent in Maryland, making sure your children will be adequately provided for is a priority. So is making sure that you’re able to support yourself after seeing that your children’s needs are met. Whet… Read More
Alimony

Alimony

Alimony Alimony, also referred to as spousal support, is the payment of support by one spouse to the other. Unlike child support, which is awarded in all cases involving minor children, spousal support is awarded only if the judge orders it at one party̵… Read More
Property Division

Property Division

Property Division Whether you and your spouse have significant and complex assets, or only a small amount of money and personal property, you should expect a fair division of marital property in your divorce. Maryland is an “equitable division” state, whic… Read More
Protective Orders

Protective Orders

Protective Orders Where there is violence between intimate partners, one party may file a Protective Order against the other. A Protective Order is a form of relief and a type of restraining order for victims of domestic violence. The person filing the Protective Orde… Read More
Separation Agreements

Separation Agreements

Separation Agreements The divorce litigation process can be time-consuming and expensive. In Maryland, parties can resolve all issues related to their marriage prior to litigation by entering into a private agreement. This agreement is also referred to as a marital settle… Read More

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