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2020 Led to Your Divorce

Has the Stress of 2020 Led to Your Divorce?

patrickcrawford | November 4, 2020

Being in a loving, stable marriage can provide considerable comfort and support during times of stress. When that stress is relentless and combined with a global pandemic, even the strongest marriages can suffer. The fallout of 2020 is expected to include a serious uptick in the national divorce rate.      This may not come as […]

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Protective Orders Lawyers in Annapolis

10 Steps to Take if Your Spouse Commits Domestic Violence

patrickcrawford | October 6, 2020

If your spouse is abusive, there are specific steps you can employ to help protect yourself and your children. Further, a compassionate protective orders lawyer in Annapolis will help you face this devastating situation and obtain the legal answers you need. If your spouse has engaged in domestic violence, you are living through a very […]

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Annapolis Marital Property Division Lawyer

Understanding the Difference Between Marital and Nonmarital Assets

patrickcrawford | September 7, 2020

Divorce is a legal action that can be highly complicated, to begin with. Ascertaining what is marital property, what is nonmarital property, and how all joint properties should be divided can be one of the most complicated divorce components of all.      Divorce is an emotionally challenging transition that creates roadblocks for spouses choosing […]

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Annapolis Marital Property Division Lawyer

FAQs about QDROs

patrickcrawford | August 10, 2020

Dividing property in a Maryland divorce is especially complex when you have retirement savings and benefits. It is important to have the help of an attorney who handles qualified domestic relations orders (QDROs) in Annapolis if you need to divide retirement accounts.   Divorce can be stressful and emotionally draining, and then you add the […]

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Annapolis Marital Property Division Lawyer

Complex Property to Divide in a Divorce

patrickcrawford | July 6, 2020

Most divorces are not cut and dry. There are intricacies and details that must be decided by either the couple together or by a judge. One of these details is the division of property. When a couple has complex property that must be divided in their divorce, the whole process can involve more research into […]

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Annapolis Child Custody Lawyer

Who has Custody of a Child When the Parents are Not Married?

patrickcrawford | June 8, 2020

When a mother has a newborn, that mother will automatically have all of the legal parental rights and responsibilities of a mother who was married. These include the right to physical custody and the responsibility to support the child financially and emotionally. Statistics by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that 39.2 percent […]

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