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Gestational Surrogacy In Maryland

By Hasson D. Barnes |

If you have dreamed of becoming a parent but have found traditional methods unsuccessful, you should know that there are viable alternatives worth considering.  Besides traditional adoptions, which are available through a variety of pathways, having a child with one or both—or even neither parents’ DNA is definitely a possibility thanks to modern science…. Read More »

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Wrongful Death Lawsuit After Impaired Driving Fatality

By Hasson D. Barnes |

What’s worse than having your car break down on the highway? 34-year-old Juan Rivera found out when a mechanical problem sent him to the shoulder of I-695 one evening.  As he stepped out of his vehicle to inspect the problem, a Toyota Tacoma smashed into his disabled vehicle, killing Rivera. The driver of the… Read More »

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How To Pursue Changes To A Parenting Plan In Maryland

By Hasson D. Barnes |

If you’ve been divorced for any period of time, chances are life has changed since the time the custody agreement was initially written. If you’ve been considering requesting changes to that agreement, you should know that while it is possible, it will take some time, energy, and a form or two!. The Court’s Focus … Read More »

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The Dangers Of Drowsy Driving

By Hasson D. Barnes |

We’ve all been there: just a few miles from our destination, the fatigue slips in as eyelids grow heavy and the thought of collapsing into bed is irresistible.  So close…maybe fresh air would help? Louder music on the radio? Another gulp of cold, stale coffee? Is it worth it to push through the fatigue… Read More »

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Can Visitation Be Denied If Child Support Isn’t Coming In?

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Your divorce is finally behind you, but the drama sure isn’t!  Despite all the wrangling over who-gets-what and the emotionally exhausting negotiations you went through as you developed a custody and visitation plan and came to an agreement as to child support payments, now that the divorce is final it’s been a long time… Read More »

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The Problem With Bounce Houses

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Who wouldn’t want to play in a bounce house?  They’re colorful, full of happy kids, and give youngsters the kind of active play so many parents fear has otherwise been replaced with screen time.  But parents should be advised: the perception that bounce houses are safe is 100 percent false.  That’s according to a… Read More »

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Don’t Make These Divorce Mistakes!

By Hasson D. Barnes |

People who are hit hard by the thought of a divorce sometimes take a while to recover from the shock to the system, and wind up making critical errors simply because their judgment isn’t up to par.  That’s why it’s so important to have a local trusted divorce attorney working in tandem with you—so… Read More »

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Is Birdnesting The Best Way For You To Share Custody?

By Hasson D. Barnes |

It’s tough being a child of divorce.  A kid’s entire world changes, and they are completely powerless to do anything about it.  Suddenly they find themselves filling backpacks with clothes, shoes, homework, and the like, hauling their possessions from one house to another as they rearrange their lives to accommodate parents who no longer… Read More »

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Collisions Involving Big Rigs

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Our highways are crammed with vehicles of all kinds, from motorcycles and small passenger vehicles to delivery vans and tractor-trailers.  Not surprisingly, the size of the vehicle often has an impact on the amount of damage incurred in the event of a collision, particularly when any of these vehicles crash into each other. Maryland… Read More »

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The Worst Time For Divorce: When You’re Pregnant

By Hasson D. Barnes |

As a pregnant woman, what could possibly be the impetus for a divorce?  We generally think of pregnancy as a time of excitement as the happy couple plans to expand their family.  But that stereotype simply doesn’t match up with the reality for many.  If you are going to be dealing with both a… Read More »

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