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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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Why You Need a Separation Agreement

Why You Need a Separation Agreement

patrickcrawford | May 3, 2021

Are you considering separation but do not want a divorce? There are legal steps you should take to protect yourself and your children. An Annapolis separation agreement lawyer can help you realize your options and navigate the legal process. Unlike the majority of states, Maryland does not have anything called legal separation. This does not, […]

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Divorce Document

Documents and Information You Might Need for Your Divorce

patrickcrawford | January 18, 2021

Divorce is complicated, and some divorces are more complicated than others. Divorce issues tend to be divided into financial matters and matters related to child custody arrangements. Your financial concerns will be determined in accordance with your marital financials, and this means that you’re going to need documentation. The better prepared you are to present […]

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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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Domestic Violence

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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Child Custody for Unmarried

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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