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Collecting Child Support when Parents don’t want to Pay

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Raising a child requires a lot of time and money. Statistics provided by the United States Department of Agriculture shows that in today’s economy, supporting a child from birth to age 18 will cost the typical middle-income family over $230,000. After that, expenses associated with college or trade school, weddings, and other support can… Read More »

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Escaping Domestic Violence in Maryland

By Hasson D. Barnes |

When a former Hartford church rector was charged with domestic violence, it may have surprised some people. The pastor was accused of striking his wife across the face during an argument. As things intensified, the couple’s children became involved, and he purportedly assaulted them, as well. The man was arrested, and contact with the… Read More »

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Marital Assets that Should be Kept in Mind During your Maryland Divorce

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Splitting marital assets is never easy. Knowing how to value property fairly can be overwhelming. But remember, assets include far more than houses and cars. The devil is in the details, of course, and a local Baltimore attorney can address the specifics of your situation. Pensions: The Bangs Formula  One thing that should always… Read More »

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What Rights do Grandparents have in a Divorce?

By Hasson D. Barnes |

When a couple divorces, it can put serious limits on the contact children have with family members. In the case of grandparents, the issues can get particularly tricky. If the custodial parent is not interested in allowing a former spouse’s parents the opportunity to interact with the children, does it mean the end of… Read More »

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Grounds for Divorce in Maryland

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Let’s say your marriage is on the rocks. You’re considering a divorce, but do not know what constitutes legal grounds for divorce. What circumstances allow you to legally split from your unhappy union? A knowledgeable local attorney can explain the details, but this overview of Maryland law will help get you started: Grounds for… Read More »

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