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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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DomesticViol

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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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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FatherDaughter

Your Rights in Divorce and Custody: Stay-at-Home Dads

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Are you a stay-at-home dad who is the primary caregiver? If so, you are not alone. Last year, nearly 2 million dads chose to stay home and raise the kids, and almost 32,000 of them are right here in Maryland. That’s about 16 percent of all the parents who stay home with children. Why… Read More »

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MotherDaughter

Child Custody Evaluations in Divorce Proceedings

By Hasson D. Barnes |

When parents cannot agree on custody issues in a divorce, the court has a number of support services available designed to help them make sound decisions regarding their children. Some commonly utilized interventions include courses in co-parenting, problem resolution training (known as parent coordination), mediation services, assistance with mental health issues, monitored child exchanges,… Read More »

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Escaping Domestic Violence in Maryland

By Hasson D. Barnes |

When a former Hartford church rector was charged with domestic violence, it may have surprised some people. The pastor was accused of striking his wife across the face during an argument. As things intensified, the couple’s children became involved, and he purportedly assaulted them, as well. The man was arrested, and contact with the… Read More »

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DivorcePlan

Marital Assets that Should be Kept in Mind During your Maryland Divorce

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Splitting marital assets is never easy. Knowing how to value property fairly can be overwhelming. But remember, assets include far more than houses and cars. The devil is in the details, of course, and a local Baltimore attorney can address the specifics of your situation. Pensions: The Bangs Formula  One thing that should always… Read More »

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What Rights do Grandparents have in a Divorce?

By Hasson D. Barnes |

When a couple divorces, it can put serious limits on the contact children have with family members. In the case of grandparents, the issues can get particularly tricky. If the custodial parent is not interested in allowing a former spouse’s parents the opportunity to interact with the children, does it mean the end of… Read More »

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