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January Dubbed Divorce Month

In Maryland and throughout the country, January has become known as “divorce month.” Statistics show that most divorces happen in March and August, but filings spike in January. Legal experts believe that the rise in filings after the New Year is due to one reason: People don’t want to file during the holidays. It is…

Capitol building Washington DC

Governor Trying to Lessen Impact of Tax Plan

If you’ve been keeping up with the roller coaster of news surrounding the new federal tax plan, you may find your head spinning. Items were being introduced and taken away as Republican Congressional leaders attempted to get the plan passed. One of the things that has stuck around despite many revisions is the change to…

An April monthly calendar with the 18th circled with the words Tax Day written in the circle in a bright pink marker

How the New Tax Bill Could Affect Alimony

A new federal tax bill was introduced last week, and it was a large one filled with multiple proposals that people weren’t necessarily expecting. Despite this, it is those proposals that could have the biggest impact on the lives of everyday citizens. One group of people who could be facing a hardship are those who…