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How long does a divorce take to finalize in Maryland?

patrickcrawford | December 26, 2018

Divorce is hard for everyone involved. Whether you or your spouse filed for divorce, what you want most now is to get it over with. The length of time it takes to finalize a divorce in Maryland depends on whether it is contested or uncontested. In an uncontested divorce, the parties agree to keep their […]

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Don’t Use Divorce As a Weapon and Other Tips for a Happier Marriage

patrickcrawford | December 18, 2018

Today’s blog is about a good friend who married a long time ago, and she likes to tell a story about the ground rules she and her husband established way back then. She said they mutually decided on a few basic principles for their marriage and to this day, she boasts, they have served her […]

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Marriage Infidelity: Suing a mistress for alienation of affection

patrickcrawford | December 18, 2018

In English and other languages, there are many terms for a mistress: doxy, fancy woman, adulteress, courtesan, concubine, etc. While these terms almost exclusively are applied to females, there is certainly no lack of “male mistresses” in this world, but what label would we give to them? Mister doesn’t seem to fit the bill, and […]

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Divorce in Maryland – No Cohabitation During the Process

patrickcrawford | December 5, 2018

We recently read an article in Forbes magazine about a family law judge in Connecticut who ordered both parties in a divorce battle to turn over the passwords to their social network accounts. You can read about the case here.

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How do I get ready to separate? Get documents

patrickcrawford | November 15, 2012

Separation can be a complicated task. But it’s often necessary in order to be eligible for a divorce in Maryland. But even more important than this, separation is desirable if you want to move on with your life without the other person. There are some things to do before you separate (or before your spouse […]

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