In Maryland, divorce proceedings may be characterized as “contested” and “uncontested.” As the words imply, a contested divorce in Maryland is one where the spouses are contesting – arguing and
If you are involved in a contested divorce here in Maryland or the District of Columbia, this generally means that, at some point, the couple and their lawyers will be
Adultery has long been an important potential issue for divorces. Indeed, at one time, adultery was the most salient ground that permitted a couple to dissolve their marriage. This remains
Yes. Under both Maryland and DC divorce statutes, it can be said that there is an “upper limit” of how much child support that a divorce court can order. Why?
You hope it does not happen, but sometimes an ex-spouse will refuse to comply with an Order issued by a Maryland/DC divorce or family court. The most common examples include
When considering an award of alimony – or spousal support – Maryland and DC courts will evaluate and consider many factors including the “standard of living” of the spouses in