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You Want a Divorce, but Can’t Locate your Spouse: Now What?

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Is your marriage on the rocks?  Maybe the daily grind of bills, kids, work, and life in general has become so stressful you just don’t know how to manage it all anymore? Perhaps you’re contemplating divorce.  But there’s one big problem: your spouse has skipped out on you and left you holding the bag. … Read More »

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The Science of a Peaceful Divorce

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Peaceful divorce?  Believe it or not, it’s not impossible.  Recent studies have identified some of the triggers to emotional discord in the process of divorce.  As you navigate the way forward, you can make conscious decisions to avoid these pitfalls, improving the sense of calm for both you and your spouse throughout this typically… Read More »

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Backyard Pool Drownings

By Hasson D. Barnes |

It took only moments for an unsupervised toddler to fall into a backyard pool in the summer of 2019 in Maryland.  By the time a nearby adult realized what had happened, it was too late.  That child did not survive.  Sadly, backyard drownings occur far too often in this nation, leading to devastation for… Read More »

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Police Use of Force Issues

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Law enforcement use of force policies and actions are in the news once again—or, more appropriately, they have again been catapulted to the top of the news from the simmering hotplates they’ve occupied for decades.  Another black man, George Floyd, was killed after officers ignored his pleas for relief from restraint, saying he could… Read More »

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Breaking the News that You Want a Divorce

By Hasson D. Barnes |

How do you summon up the courage to tell your spouse that you’re not in love anymore?  Will you shout out cruelly in a moment of anger or frustration that you’ve had it and you want to split?  Or will you avoid the discussion all together, and simply have the papers served at work,… Read More »

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Road Rage has Consequences

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Who among us hasn’t experienced annoyance on the road?  These days, in particular, have been fraught with stress for many Americans, making us even more susceptible to feelings of impatience, irritation, and yes, even rage, when behind the wheel.  But giving in to such feelings is never a good idea, even if your feelings… Read More »

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When Kids get the Worst of the Divorce: Parental Alienation

By Hasson D. Barnes |

It makes sense that divorcing couples may not be too fond of one another; that’s why they’re splitting up, right?  A certain degree of –hopefully temporary—animosity is to be expected.  But the fact of the matter is, real problems can develop when one partner puts the kids in the line of fire.  Commonly known… Read More »

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Injured In A Motorcycle Accident?

By Hasson D. Barnes |

He was only 21 years old, much too young to die.  No parent should ever have to bury their child, yet Jacob Ryan Parks was killed in an early morning collision in Reisterstown. The collision with a Chevrolet passenger vehicle did not cause injuries for the driver of the car.  While no culpability for… Read More »

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Maryland Drunk Driving Accidents

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Drinking and driving cause more human suffering than mere words can convey. The damage to property, lives, and families lasts far beyond the night of drinking that occurred.  If you are a victim of a drunk driving incident, you would be wise to consult with a personal injury attorney about damages. Tragic Account Here’s… Read More »

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Your Divorce Attorney Wants to Know

By Hasson D. Barnes |

If your marriage is on its last leg, you may have a lot of questions about your emotional, financial, and social well-being moving forward.  Divorce is a big move, and a knowledgeable Maryland divorce attorney can help to answer those questions and more.  Likewise, your attorney will have some questions for you! Discussion Topics … Read More »

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