As anticipated in a posting last year, the 2010 legislative session has resulted in legislation to modify the Child Support Guidelines. For Maryland Family Law Attorneys and most of their clients in high income counties such as, Anne Arundel County, Baltimore County, Carroll County and Howard County this will translate into increased child support awards. Continue reading Maryland’s New Child Support Guidelines Take Effect October 1st, 2010
In a previous post, I have provided an overview of custody and visitation. As a Maryland Custody Lawyer, I’d like to provide some information about how disputes over willful denial of visitation can be resolved. One approach is Continue reading Enforcing Custody and Visitation Orders Using Contempt Powers
Maryland Child Custody and Divorce Lawyers know that the duty to pay child support is a bedrock principle of Family Law. In a previous posting, I have discussed efforts that were underway in the 2010 legislative session to update the current statute. Continue reading Is Genetic Testing In The Child’s Best Interest?
There is a recent Maryland appellate opinion that should be of interest to Maryland custody lawyers and their clients. It provides guidance to grandparents and others who are not biological or adoptive parents involved in custody or visitation disputes. Continue reading Winning Custody For Grandparents and Other “De Facto” Parents
This post on custody and visitation is written from the point of view of a Maryland Custody Lawyer for divorcing parties who wish to negotiate a Separation Agreement. Continue reading Negotiating Child Custody and Visitation
Maryland Divorce and Custody Attorneys know that divorcing couples often disagree on parenting issues. This may include disagreement over corporal punishment. The issue of corporal punishment can also arise in situation where the parents are in agreement. Continue reading Corporal Punishment Issues Arise in Custody and Domestic Violence Cases
You and your spouse have discussed divorce and want to make it as amicable as possible. There are better things to do with your money than pay it to lawyers. Continue reading Separation Agreement: Key To Amicable Divorce
An opinion dated November 18, 2009 (not yet released for publication) by a prominent member of Maryland’s highest court, Judge Murphy, is intended to be instructive to Maryland Custody Attorneys and members of military families impacted by overseas deployment. Continue reading Custody Disputes Involving Deployed Militarypersons