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Annapolis Marital Property Division Lawyer

Understanding the Difference Between Marital and Nonmarital Assets

patrickcrawford | September 7, 2020

Divorce is a legal action that can be highly complicated, to begin with. Ascertaining what is marital property, what is nonmarital property, and how all joint properties should be divided can be one of the most complicated divorce components of all.      Divorce is an emotionally challenging transition that creates roadblocks for spouses choosing […]

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Annapolis Marital Property Division Lawyer

Complex Property to Divide in a Divorce

patrickcrawford | July 6, 2020

Most divorces are not cut and dry. There are intricacies and details that must be decided by either the couple together or by a judge. One of these details is the division of property. When a couple has complex property that must be divided in their divorce, the whole process can involve more research into […]

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Contracts Between Spouses: Protect Your Rights

patrickcrawford | March 30, 2020

While marriage might seem like a romantic prospect to many people, it is essentially a legal agreement and relationship between two spouses. In some situations, people planning to marry or who are already married can benefit from signing legal contracts that help define certain terms of their relationship. If you think that you might want […]

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My Spouse Did Not Work During Our Marriage -are They Owed Anything in Our Divorce?

patrickcrawford | July 11, 2019

Spouses divide financial and household responsibilities in many different ways. Both spouses may work full-time, even after having kids, or one spouse may work part-time. In many situations, one spouse might stay home and not work while the other is the primary financial supporter of the family.  In the past, traditional gender roles often led […]

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How are Assets Divided in an Annapolis Divorce?

patrickcrawford | January 15, 2019

No one enters a marriage thinking they will need a divorce; the reality is that it is not unusual. In Maryland, an average of 2.5 couples in every thousand go through a divorce in a given year. Comparing this to the average marriage rate gives the state a divorce rate of about 40 percent. The […]

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