If you are involved in a child support case that is international in nature, searching for a Family Law attorney in the Maryland counties of Howard, Anne Arundel, Baltimore and Montgomery Counties can be a challenge. You want an attorney with experience and demonstrated skills. It has been estimated by the Federal Commissioner of the Office of Child Support that Continue reading International Aspects of Maryland Child Support
Howard County Maryland has a diverse population from all over the world. In order to effectively serve these clients, Maryland Divorce and Family Law Lawyers need to stay abreast of international law issues. My previous postings have discussed international child kidnapping issues and a recent Court of Appeals opinion refusing to recognize Continue reading International Recovery of Child Support
A recent opinion by the Court of Special Appeals provides Maryland Family Law lawyers further guidance on the right of an alleged father to obtain genetic testing as a matter of right. Continue reading Right To A Paternity Test
This posting is a companion to my March 20, 2011 discussion of Omayaka v. Omayaka. Maryland Divorce Lawyers will recognize that this is a rare opinion on family law by Maryland’s Court of Appeals. As Maryland’s highest court noted, Continue reading Dissipation of Marital Property & Burden of Persuasion
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 Howard County, Anne Arundel County, Montgomery County and Baltimore County, Maryland Divorce Lawyers encounter many issues relating to federal employment. How to garnish federal wages to collect a debt owed or payments due on account of child support, alimony and other judgments is one such issue. Continue reading Garnishment of Federal Wages to Enforce of Marital Property and Attorney Fees Awards
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?
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