What are the Different Types of Child Custody Arrangements in Maryland?

When two parents decide to divorce or separate, generally they need to come to some sort of agreement on how their time is going to be divided between their children, also referred to as a custody arrangement. While parents are encouraged to work together and create a custody arrangement of their own, it must be reviewed by a judge to ensure it is in the best interest of the child. The State of Massachusetts recognizes four types of custody arrangements and we are explaining what these are below. Read more

Tips for Individuals Who are Filing for Divorce After the Age of 50

Going through a divorce can be difficult for any couple, regardless of their ages. But, divorcing after you have spent 20+ years with the same person and reaching a point in your life where you simply want to be settled can be extremely difficult for many to accept. Many individuals who are 50 or older and have recently divorced find themselves lost as they spent a good portion of their life with this one person. These Individuals have established routines, managed their finances, and developed a lifestyle with their partner whom they thought they would be married to for the rest of their life but will soon be disconnected from. Read more

What are the Steps in a Child Custody Case in Maryland?

Child custody is one of the most complicated aspects of any divorce and the process is often harder on the children than it is on the parents. When a divorce is contested, child custody is frequently more difficult to resolve as the parties find it hard to  agree on how their parenting time is going to be divided.  If a divorce is uncontested and the parties are able to agree on the other issues,  they generally have a greater chance of  establishing a child custody plan that works for both parties and the children. Read more