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Financial Tips To Make Divorce A Little Easier

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Divorce can be a mentally crushing experience.  You are going through some major changes, and there will be some serious financial issues that impact your divorce, so it’s crucial to think with a clear head in order to achieve the best possible outcomes. Here are a few tips to make this difficult time a… Read More »

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Holiday Domestic Violence Can Lead To Divorce

By Hasson D. Barnes |

The holidays are a time to celebrate the bounty of the season for many.  Basking in the warmth of family and friends, good food, children’s laughter, and sparkling lights, the holidays bring out the best in so many. This idyllic picture, however, is nothing close to the reality some face during this season of… Read More »

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Productive Divorce Negotiations

By Hasson D. Barnes |

If you’re going through a divorce, you know how emotional the process can be. It is usually difficult to converse with someone that you want out of your life; if poor communication was a problem throughout the marriage, it will be even harder now. To achieve the best results in divorce negotiations, then, you’re… 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 Your Wife Wants A Divorce

By Hasson D. Barnes |

If your wife has approached you about a divorce, you’re not alone. Women seek an end to marriage much more frequently than the other way around. For many men, the topic is a complete surprise; for others, the writing has been on the wall for some time. Regardless of whether you were blind sighted… Read More »

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Is A Postnuptial Agreement Right For You?

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Life changes—we all know that.  No one plans on getting a divorce when they’re courting or during the newlywed stage. Many people scoff at the idea of a prenuptial agreement on the grounds that they will never, ever get a divorce.  And hopefully they’re right. But about half of couples who wed will eventually… Read More »

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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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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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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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When Domestic Violence Threatens The Unborn

By Hasson D. Barnes |

You love your husband.  He loves you.  Even though there are occasional physical encounters due to his unpredictable temper—you know he loves you.  Yes, you’ve had a few bruises, maybe even a broken bone or two.  But you know he loves you.  Your pregnancy was a blessing.  You thought it would bring you closer. … Read More »

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