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How to Get Custody of a Child in Annapolis

patrickcrawford | April 21, 2022

If your goal is to obtain primary or sole physical custody of a child in Annapolis, the most important first step you can take is reaching out to an experienced Annapolis child custody attorney as early in the process as possible. Whether you are facing a divorce, are seeking a post-divorce modification, or are addressing […]

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Factors involved in a Child Custody Case

patrickcrawford | March 21, 2022

Factors in a Child Custody Case Child custody is one of the most emotional issues in family law, as most parents want the right to spend time with their child and be involved in their child’s life. Often, parents can agree on a child custody arrangement that works for everyone involved. When this happens, the […]

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Asset Division: Divorce

patrickcrawford | January 24, 2022

Assets Challenging to Divide in a Divorce!   The division of assets in a divorce is ultimately based on state law and the court’s decisions. You may live in a community property state or an equitable distribution state like Maryland. But, in either case, some assets can be more challenging to divide than other assets.  […]

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Can a Mother Lose Child Custody?

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 in Annapolis

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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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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