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Modifying Child Support Based on Income Changes in Annapolis

patrickcrawford | December 21, 2021

When you divorce or address child support outside of marriage and divorce – your child support terms are set in accordance with the financial circumstances and parental responsibilities that apply at the time. Child support in Maryland is calculated according to exacting state guidelines that incorporate wide-ranging factors. With the passage of time, however, your […]

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Why You Want a Lawyer for an Out-of-Court Divorce Settlement

Why You Want a Lawyer for an Out-of-Court Divorce Settlement

patrickcrawford | November 16, 2021

Every divorce takes a different path, and some are much rockier than others. One couple might have a divorce that takes a few weeks to finalize after they file the petition with the court, while another couple might have a case that drags on for more than a year or longer. You might think that […]

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Can a Mother Lose Custody of a Child?

patrickcrawford | October 18, 2021

Many people still assume that a mother has an automatic advantage in a child custody case. However, this has not been true in Maryland family courts for some time. The court will always look at what custody arrangement is in the best interests of the child – which, in most cases, involves both parents sharing […]

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Your Divorce Team: The Professionals Who Can Help

patrickcrawford | September 10, 2021

Because your divorce will directly affect your post-divorce finances, your living arrangements with your children, and more, paying the matter the attention it deserves is key, but knowing where to begin can be tricky. Once you have an experienced Annapolis divorce lawyer heading up your team, you’ll have a clearer understanding of any additional professionals […]

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Will Alimony be an Issue in Your Divorce Case

Will Alimony be an Issue in Your Divorce Case?

patrickcrawford | August 26, 2021

When you and your spouse decide to seek a divorce, there are lots of things to be concerned about. Where will your kids live? Will you have to move from the family home? What property will you receive? These are all issues that Maryland law requires you to resolve before the divorce can be finalized.  […]

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How Does a Judge Make Child Custody Decisions?

patrickcrawford | July 30, 2021

Custody issues can be complicated when they go to court, as the law requires judges to consider certain factors when deciding what is in the best interests of the child. An Annapolis child custody lawyer can help.  Many parents facing child custody cases are able to agree on an arrangement that works for everyone regarding […]

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