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Divorcing A Spouse Who’s Disappeared

By Hasson D. Barnes |

When you got married, you were realistic to know that it wouldn’t be all sunshine and roses. But you were in love and figured that love would get you through the tough times.  One thing you never could have anticipated is that your spouse would up and leave with not even a breadcrumb to… Read More »

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How Safe Is Your Home Elevator?

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Although the risk is relatively unknown, it is very real indeed.  A number of home elevators that were developed prior to 2017 provide enough space for a small child to get trapped.  It has happened, and the results have been devastating. The Dangers for Kids  While rare, the injuries and deaths associated with home… Read More »

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Will Mediation Be Helpful In Your Divorce?

By Hasson D. Barnes |

You’re getting divorced.  The decisions ahead are countless: Who gets the big screen television, how are the debts divided, who decides which school the kids attend… the list is endless, and increasingly complicated as you get deeper into it. One of the very first things worth thinking about is whether you could benefit from… Read More »

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Medical Malpractice In Maryland

By Hasson D. Barnes |

If you or a family member have suffered serious harm as a result of a medical mistake, negligence, or recklessness, you may be so overwhelmed by the experience that you don’t know where to turn.  This is precisely the situation where having a personal injury attorney working on your behalf can be of tremendous… Read More »

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How To Enforce A Custody Order In Maryland

By Hasson D. Barnes |

If you are dealing with a former spouse who refuses to comply with the custody order that was agreed to in your divorce, you are likely frustrated and unsure of how to proceed.  Should you call the police?  Are there other routes to take that might be more effective and less confrontational?  How long… Read More »

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When A Police Chase Ends In Tragedy

By Hasson D. Barnes |

It was a car chase just like in the movies.  Police had stopped a couple of vehicles for driving violations when they both took off in different directions.  One swerved across the median lines and smashed head-on into oncoming traffic.  Just like in the movies, the sounds and sights were spellbinding.  But unlike in… Read More »

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When Transgender People Suffer Domestic Violence

By Hasson D. Barnes |

What do most people imagine when they think about domestic violence?  Most likely, it’s a picture of a beefy guy, who maybe has had one too many, losing his temper with a defenseless wife or girlfriend.  But the truth of the matter is, domestic violence occurs in situations of all kinds:  sometimes women abuse… Read More »

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The Connection Between Stress And Recklessness On The Road

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Severe accidents on Maryland roadways have been on the rise over the past couple of years in Maryland. One Trooper noted that more people are dying in serious collisions that are often due to impairment, distractions, and/or higher speeds—regularly over 100 mph. What gives? Pandemic Stress  According to State Police in Maryland nearly 200,000… Read More »

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What Might Surprise You About Divorce

By Hasson D. Barnes |

While you surely know someone who’s gone through a divorce—maybe you have yourself once upon a time—every divorce experience is different.  Chances are, if you’re contemplating divorce in the near future, there may be some curveballs you’re not expecting.  The experiences and emotions ahead will be subtle, excruciating, and everything in between.  Here are… Read More »

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Postal Workers And Dog Attacks

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Postal workers: those diligent public servants who deliver your mail in rain, snow, sleet and sun. While every job certainly has its drawbacks—for mail delivery personnel the weather likely ranks far behind one of the whoppers they face: dog interactions that have the potential for harm.  If you work for the U.S. Postal Service—or… Read More »

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