The process of determining a custody agreement for your child or children can be daunting, overwhelming, and highly contentious. The emotional toll is often significant for parents and children alike. One way to improve the ease and speed of a child custody determination is to avoid family law court and reach a solution in child […]READ MORE
In Maryland, child support is strictly enforced in accordance with family law to ensure the well-being of minor children. Many parents struggle to pay their child’s support on time or fail to complete payments entirely. Once a child support obligation is recognized by the state, it is legally binding, and failure to pay can result in […]READ MORE
Divorce is common, with more than 40 percent of marriages ending in divorce. Spouses have different reasons for getting divorced, though each couple in Maryland must follow similar legal procedures to legally end their marriages. If you are in the process of considering filing for divorce from your spouse, the following guide offers a brief […]READ MORE
Some states recognize legal separation. In Maryland, there is no such thing as a legal separation. However, a couple may be eligible for a limited divorce if they meet certain criteria. If you are considering getting a divorce in Maryland or have questions about the process, Attorney Patrick Crawford is here to answer any of […]READ MORE
Nothing is scarier than feeling like your child is in danger with your ex. Perhaps your co-parenting ex has started drinking again. Perhaps your co-parenting ex has made threats to take the child to an unknown location far away. Perhaps your ex is leaving the child unattended or otherwise neglected. Either way, if you are […]READ MORE
When roughly 50% of marriages find their way to divorce court and a typical marriage is eight years long, prenuptial agreements are very common. Second and third marriages are even less likely to survive, statistically speaking. If you’ve been divorced before, you can appreciate the value of having a prenup for the same reason you […]READ MORE
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