If you have children and you want to ensure that they receive their inheritance in the event of some tragedy, there are several legal vehicles available under Maryland and D.C.
In simple terms, Maryland divorce law distinguishes “marital” and “non-marital” property. Property owned by one spouse or the other before the marriage is considered “non-marital.” When a divorce happens, the
Spousal support – often called alimony – is periodic payments from one spouse to the other. In some states, spousal support can last a lifetime. That is rare in Maryland.