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Maryland Family Law

Facing Your Maryland Child Support Case Head On

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As with any problem or issue, pretending that the problem does not exist or will eventually go away is a terrible idea. Now, when it comes to a case or issue of contempt against you regarding unmet child support dues, pretending like your obligations and the contempt case do not exist is disastrous. Running away […]

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Distribution of Alimony and Child Support in Maryland

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How Out of Wages Garnished From Your Employee Account Work in Maryland It is common for divorced parents whose children live with their ex-spouse to pay for alimony and child support. Being such a parent can be difficult as you may be doing your best to meet your duties and still somehow fall short of […]

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Court In Maryland Refuses Wife Alimony Award

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Court In Maryland Refuses Wife Alimony Award When She Failed To Pursue Further Training and Education Courts in Maryland are permitted by law to grant the type of alimony the court system deems fit based on the specific case. One type of alimony is rehabilitative, which grants the recipient spouse a fixed amount of alimony […]

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When May a Spouse Receive Monetary Award as Part of the Divorce Process in Maryland?

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One of the most challenging and complex issues in divorce is property division, which becomes more complex without the presence of minor children. To achieve an equitable outcome, the court may support the awarding of monetary payment to one spouse. It is a complex process because there are certain rules that need to be strictly […]

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What If Your Spouse Is Having an Affair?

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If your spouse is having an affair, you can use adultery as a ground for a divorce in Maryland. However, divorce because of adultery does not necessarily mean your monetary obligation to support your spouse will be lessened. Generally, the court will divide the assets and properties acquired during the marriage between the divorcing couple […]

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Maryland Divorce: Things You Can Do with the Family Home

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In Maryland, an equitable distribution state, property and debts acquired during marriage (including your 401K) are divided fairly and equitably, with the exception of limited circumstances/situations. However, an equal division is not guaranteed by the law. Automobiles, bank accounts, businesses, jewelry, houses, furniture, stocks, pensions, and retirement plans acquired during marriage primarily consist of marital […]

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“Unconscionable Disparity” in Income

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Whether you are the supporting spouse or the recipient spouse, you need to know how Maryland law applies to alimony and your specific case. In the past, Maryland regarded alimony or spousal support as a means to sustain the lifestyle of the recipient spouse when they were still married. Currently, the law views alimony as […]

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Overall I was pleased with the results of my divorce case. The entire Petrelli Previtera team truly cares about their clients. Luckily for me, I was paired up with an amazing team helping all the way. If you happen to work with this firm and with the lawyers you’ll be in great hands. It was such an excellent service and it was beyond I expected.

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