Preparing for Your First Meeting with a Divorce Attorney: What You Need to Know
Divorce is sadly far too common in the United States. According to statistics from the American Psychological Association, about 40-50% of all marriages in the United States end in divorce.
What Is a Divorce Case Summons and Why Is It Important?
Generally speaking, a “summons” is an official court document (prepared by one of the attorneys representing the plaintiff) that is hand-delivered to the “target” of a court case. Generally, the
What Is Estate Planning in Maryland/DC?
Very basic “estate planning” in Maryland and the District of Columbia involves preparing a Last Will and Testament. More complex estate planning involves complex legal instruments like Trusts and careful
Maryland/DC Divorce: Does Paying Alimony Reduce Child Support Payments?
Yes. As discussed below, paying alimony will generally reduce the amount of child support. When a married couple divorces in Maryland or the District of Columbia, among other things, the
Does it take a long time to obtain a divorce?
How long it will take to get a divorce in Maryland or DC depends on whether the divorce is contested and on the level of cooperation between the spouses. An
Some FAQs About Child Support in Maryland/DC
The legal obligations to make child support payment obligations can be confusing under both the divorce laws of Maryland and the District of Columbia. The divorce laws in both jurisdictions