As a Maryland divorce and family law attorney and former member of the House of Delegates, the actions of the General Assembly are always of interest. The 2011 session has more than its share of drama. Continue reading Same Sex Marriage Battle Takes Shape
With the advent of almost universal access to the internet, domestic violence and peace order cases are readily accessed using the Maryland Judiciary Case Search. Continue reading Protecting Privacy in Domestic Violence and Peace Order Cases
A question on the website AVVO caught my attention as a Maryland Domestic Violence Attorney.
“How can my wife be filing a Domestic Violence petition against me, when we were both fighting?” Continue reading Domestic Violence: The “We both were fighting” Defense
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
As a Maryland lawyer experienced in Domestic Violence cases and a former member of the Maryland General Assembly, I have witnessed the strengthening of our state’s Domestic Violence laws. The District Courts are open 24 hours a day to accept petitions for protective orders and conduct ex parte hearings. Continue reading A Domestic Violence Case Can Move Quickly and Have Profound Consequences
In recent years, my former colleagues in the Maryland General Assembly have continued to strengthen laws to protect against Domestic Violence. On October 1, 2009, a new law went into effect. Continue reading Domestic Violence Laws Continue to Strengthen