grandparents custody rights in maryland

15 Aug 2022

Grandparents’ Custody Rights in Maryland

What custody rights do grandparents have in Maryland? There is no one-size-fits-all answer as it depends on the situation.  Keep reading to learn more about grandparents’ custody rights in Maryland. Then, call Coover Law Firm, LLC at (410) 553-5042 for assistance. Grandparents Are Considered a Third Party Under Maryland Law Under Maryland law, grandparents are…

How to prepare for divorce financially

07 Jan 2020

How do I prepare for divorce financially?

Aside from the emotional gut punch that a divorce can bring, the financial burden is often one of the scariest parts for most people. We get asked all the time for advice about how to best prepare for a divorce financially. While there is no cut-and-dry solution for making the divorce process affordable, there are…

Grounds for divorce in Maryland: Understanding your options

12 Dec 2019

What are the grounds for divorce in Maryland?

In order to be granted a divorce, you must prove that there is a legally-accepted reason for it. However, before we discuss the grounds for divorce in Maryland, it’s important to understand the distinctions between the different divorce options available to you: absolute vs. limited divorce, and; no-fault vs. fault based divorce Absolute vs. Limited…

How to calculate child support in Maryland

11 Nov 2019

How to Calculate Child Support in Maryland (UPDATED: November 2019)

Understanding How to Calculate Child Support in Maryland On October 1, 2018, Maryland expanded the mutual consent divorce law to include married couples who have minor children in common. Under the new law, divorcing parents of minor children will be able to forgo the one-year separation period and obtain a divorce on mutual consent grounds as…