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Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Now Found In Combat Veterans

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Traumatic brain injuries as they occur in NFL players have received widespread attention of late, especially in conjunction with a condition known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative brain disorder typically caused by sustaining multiple concussions which leads to severe depression, memory loss, and sometimes severe aggression/anger issues. CTE has landed a number… Read More »

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Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Claims for Nursing Home Neglect & Abuse

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Sadly, far too many elderly residents die in nursing homes every year due to neglect or sometimes intentional infliction of harm. In fact, according to one study, 30 percent of nursing homes in the U.S. have been cited for thousands of instances of abuse each year, abuse that includes bedsores, dehydration, preventable accidents, inadequate… Read More »

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Autonomous Vehicles, Accidents, and the Future

By Hasson D. Barnes |

The shocking number of autonomous vehicle accidents that have injured and killed both drivers and pedestrians over the last few years understandably has people worried, especially since the autonomous vehicle promoters appear to be undeterred in pushing forward as fast as they can to get as many of these vehicles as possible out on… Read More »

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Same-Sex Divorce in Maryland

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Legal marriage has only been available in Maryland since 2013. So while same-sex divorces are subject to the exact same regulations as hetero divorces, there are sometimes complexities in applying laws that were written without same-sex couples in mind. If you are a member of a same-sex couple that is facing divorce, having a… Read More »

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Residency Requirements for Maryland Divorce

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Let’s say your marriage is on the rocks, and you’re considering divorce. Chances are you have questions as to how to proceed, starting with residency requirements. A local divorce attorney can make sure the i’s are dotted and the t’s are crossed so your divorce can run as smoothly as possible. Legal Residency Requirements… Read More »

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Has your Spouse Falsely Accused you of Abuse During Divorce Proceedings?

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Getting a divorce can be a tricky business, and never more so than when one party makes derogatory claims against another. If an individual chooses to defame his or her spouse in order to gain some advantage in divorce negotiations, what recourse does an innocent spouse have? After all, domestic violence is a serious… Read More »

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Military Divorce in Maryland

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Marriages of all kinds face unique stresses, perhaps none more than those involving military personnel. Extended separations, constant worry, and an uncertain future in terms of where couples may be stationed and when the next deployment will be, can excite tensions that many Americans simply cannot comprehend. To complicate matters, PTSD and other mental,… Read More »

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Applying for a Protective Order or a Peace Order in Maryland

By Hasson D. Barnes |

If you or a loved one is living in fear of another individual committing violence against you, you may wish to consider obtaining a Peace or Protective Order against that person. A local family attorney can assist you in determining the next steps.  Protective Order or a Peace Order:  What’s the Difference?  A judge… Read More »

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I Want a Divorce and Have No Idea How to Go About It

By Hasson D. Barnes |

If you’re considering divorce, you are not alone. Many of us have heard the statistics related to unhappy and dissolving marriages. But this is something you’ve never done before, and something on which you certainly are no expert. So how should you proceed? A local Baltimore family attorney can help you as you proceed… Read More »

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Special Rules for Youth to Marry in Maryland

By Hasson D. Barnes |

People get married for lots of reasons. While romantics like to think of love as the primary motivation for tying the knot, there are other incentives for some: money, healthcare, opportunity, parenthood, and sometimes, to escape a bad situation. Regardless of the reason, Maryland legislators this year took a look at the younger subsection… Read More »

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