Maryland/DC Joint Custody: Do I still have to contribute child support
Likely, even if both parents have 50/50 joint custody, the higher income parent will end up paying child support to the lower income parent. This is because child support is
Pendente Lite: What Does It Mean and How Does It Apply to My Maryland/DC Divorce?
Pendente lite is a legal term that is Latin for “pending during litigation.” Pendente lite has particular importance for divorce cases in both Maryland and District of Columbia. In both
Can I File For Divorce in DC Based on Adultery?
No. In the District of Columbia, there are no for-fault grounds for seeking a divorce. Thus, you cannot file for divorce based on adultery or has been cruel and abusive.
Respect for Marriage Act : What Maryland and DC Gay and Lesbian Married Couples Need To Know
On December 13, 2022, the Respect For Marriage Act was signed at a White House ceremony attended by thousands of jubilant supporters. See CNN news media report here and CNBC
What is a Codicil To a Will?
Codicil to will by Nick Youngson CC BY-SA 3.0 Pix4free A “Codicil” is a legal term that means an amendment to a person’s Last Will and Testament (“Will”). Like a
Maryland and DC Divorce Laws: Does It Matter Who Files For Divorce First?
From a legal perspective, typically, it does not matter too much which spouse files first for a divorce in either Maryland or the District of Columbia. Generally speaking, there are