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
Child custody and child support both represent important parental rights and responsibilities, but they cannot be used as weapons by one parent against the other. The State of Maryland – and every other state in the nation – makes determinations regarding both child support and child custody in accordance with the children’s best interests. As […]READ MORE
How Does Child Support in Annapolis Work? Every child is entitled to receive financial contributions from both parents, no matter if both parents are separated, divorced, or never married to each other. If you are dealing with a child support issue, whether you are receiving or giving financial support to a minor, you need an […]READ MORE
Sometimes a court will issue an order of child support “pending the litigation.” This is known as pendente lite child support. This will only grant temporary support and is not a final support order. Such issues as visitation, custody, and support are addressed during pendente lite hearings. To give you a better understanding of pendente […]READ MORE
Family law encompasses an array of important legal matters that span from divorce and the terms of the divorce to prenuptial agreements, protection orders, and beyond. Because family law addresses concerns that affect your family, it is a very personal branch of the law that calls for professional legal guidance. If you are facing a […]READ MORE
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