Uncategorized

woman praying, domestic violence

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 […]

READ MORE

How should I prepare for my separation?

patrickcrawford | February 28, 2019

During the process of separating before a divorce, people often wonder what they should and should not do. Here are some guidelines. Divide your accounts.Take any money to which you believe you are entitled from any joint accounts and put that money into a separate account titled to you only. Doing so will ensure that […]

READ MORE
Annapolis Visitation Rights Lawyer

Can the Custodial Parent deny Visitation Rights in Maryland?

patrickcrawford | January 29, 2019

When couples divorce, one of the biggest concerns is the custody of their minor children. Even after the court has set up custody and visitation schedules, each parent may still feel uneasy about the situation. It means having to cope with raw emotions, while also accepting that each parent is living a new life. This […]

READ MORE

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 […]

READ MORE

What About Child Support Payments When My Ex is Unemployed?

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.

READ MORE