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Relocating With Children After a Divorce

A divorce is often the catalyst for other big life changes. People go back to school or change jobs. They begin a new relationship or marry again. They decide to Read More

Seeking a Peace Order vs. a Protective Order

Maryland law contains provisions that allow members of the public to apply for an order from the court that provides relief against various forms of malicious behavior by others.  These Read More

Arrests Made in Major D.C. Healthcare Fraud Scheme

When accountants monitoring Medicaid home care claims in Maryland noticed a sharp increase from $40 million to $280 million since 2006, it sent up a red flag. The Federal Bureau Read More

Both Sides in GM Recall Lawsuits Vie for Control of Black Box Data

In 2005, a drunken 16-year-old lost control of her Chevrolet Cobalt and died after crashing into a tree in Charles County, Maryland. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration was called Read More

When Filing for Bankruptcy and Divorce, Which One Comes First?

Considering that money issues often lead couples to end their marriages, it is not surprising that a bankruptcy filing can complicate divorce. Attempting to handle both at the same time Read More

Should I Get an Absolute or Limited Divorce?

Maryland recognizes two types of divorce. In an absolute divorce, the court invalidates the marriage contract after one party proves that he or she has grounds for divorce. No grounds Read More

What to Do After a Hit-and-Run Accident

Being in an accident is a traumatic experience and no one really knows how they are going to react until they are in the middle of the chaos. Some people Read More

Drug Diversion Can Cause Serious Injury to Innocent Hospital Patients

It is no secret that hospitals keep every imaginable medication in stock. While the drugs are well-secured, countless hospital employees have authorized access to them so they can care for Read More

The Importance of Skilled Legal Support When Filing Bankruptcy in Maryland

Even in its simplest form, a bankruptcy filing has many detailed requirements. Individuals can spend significant time and effort trying to handle the process themselves, but even a single mistake Read More

Does Blood Alcohol Testing During a Maryland DUI Traffic Stop Violate My Constitutional Rights?

Many people believe that police blood alcohol testing practices blatantly flout the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which prohibits unreasonable searches and seizures. However, the Amendment permits these searches Read More

The Guardian Ad Litem’s Role in Maryland Custody Cases

When parents cannot reach a custody agreement, the family court may appoint an attorney known as a guardian ad litem (GAL) to represent a child’s best interests. In Maryland, a Read More

Attorney’s fees in domestic cases

One of the more common questions that clients ask is whether the court can order one of the parties to pay the other’s attorney’s fees as part of a domestic Read More

Texting Teen Charged With Manslaughter in Maryland Accident

Nineteen-year- old Elizabeth Haley Meyers was texting when her car slammed into a motorcycle on Route 3 in Gambrills, Maryland last October. Thirty-year-old motorcyclist Jonathan Wesley Roberts died from the Read More

Maryland Bail Reform: Does it Affect Your Case?

If you have been charged with a crime in Maryland, bail can mean the difference between awaiting trial in jail or at home. The recent passage by the Maryland Senate Read More

Is it Time to Update Your Estate Plan?

Your will is your strategic end-of-life plan — and like any good business strategic plan, it needs to be updated periodically to reflect changes in your life. Any number of Read More

Modifying Your Parenting Plan in Maryland

In Maryland, a parenting plan, sometimes referred to as a custody decree, custody order, visitation schedule or residential schedule, is a court order specifying with whom and where your child Read More

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