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The Importance of a Detailed Parenting Plan

patrickcrawford | December 26, 2019

Divorce can be more difficult when you have children for many reasons. First, worrying about the emotional effect of divorce on your kids can be stressful, as each child will handle the situation in a different way. There are also practical concerns as well as emotional ones, as you will need to settle on a […]

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3 Types of Protective Orders in Maryland

patrickcrawford | October 22, 2019

Domestic violence leads to many divorces in the Annapolis area. However, if you have been the victim of domestic violence, there are immediate steps you can take to protect yourself and your children immediately. The divorce process can take time, but the right protective order lawyer in Annapolis can help you seek the right court […]

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Child Custody FAQ

patrickcrawford | July 29, 2019

If you’re going through a divorce, you likely have questions related to child custody arrangements. You are not alone in this. Familiarizing yourself with the answers to several frequently asked questions should help you better understand what to expect as you move forward with the divorce process. If you have child custody concerns, it’s it […]

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Divorce and Separation through a Child’s eye

patrickcrawford | March 20, 2019

There is a counselor who once said that if parents could stop being mad and remember what their children need most, divorce would be less painful. It is unfortunate that when spouses hurt each other, and they decide to go their separate ways, they get into some unhealthy form of competition, which ends up hurting […]

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Using Technology in Adoptions

patrickcrawford | December 18, 2018

Like many other family law attorneys, adoption is an issue that presents itself every once in a while but certainly not as often as divorce or custody cases. According to the US Department of Health & Human Services, there are 107,000 children and youth in foster care waiting to be adopted and a multiple number […]

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