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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…

How Much Does a Divorce Cost in Maryland? Factors & Resources to Consider

How Much Does a Divorce Cost in Maryland?

{Updated from original post on October 5, 2016}  One of the questions that we get asked most frequently by new and prospective family law clients is ” how much does a divorce cost? ”  It’s certainly an understandable question. People who are facing separation and divorce are typically frightened, overwhelmed and looking for quantifiable information to…

How to calculate what you will pay (or receive) in child support in Maryland

How to Calculate Child Support in Maryland

Understanding Child Support in Maryland (Updated from original post on August 30, 2015)  If you’re contemplating divorce from a spouse with whom you have minor children, it is crucial for you to understand how child support in Maryland is calculated. Understanding your child support rights and responsibilities will help you determine what your household budget will look…

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How to Choose a Divorce Lawyer in Maryland

According to a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst in Bethesda, Maryland, there is a right way to go about selecting an attorney to represent you in a divorce. Rather than opening a phone book or searching the Internet and choosing the first attorney you find, you should make your choice after asking yourself a few questions…