What Are the Grounds for Absolute Divorce in Maryland?
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What Are the Grounds for Absolute Divorce in Maryland?

Maryland Absolute Divorce: Grounds & Details In order to file for Absolute Divorce in Maryland, you first need to meet the statutorily required grounds.  These most common grounds are Mutual Consent, twelve month separation, cruelty and abuse, adultery, and constructive desertion.

5 Ways Hiring a Maryland Divorce Lawyer for Men Can Help Your Case
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5 Ways Hiring a Maryland Divorce Lawyer for Men Can Help Your Case

At the Law Offices of Brandon Bernstein, we work with individuals across all backgrounds, and clients of all types. One area in which we’ve gained invaluable firsthand experience is in serving as a Maryland divorce lawyer for men. Learn more about how hiring an attorney with specific experience in aggressively protecting the rights of husbands…

Pendente Lite Hearings & Relief for Family Law Issues
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Pendente Lite Hearings & Relief for Family Law Issues

What is a pendente lite hearing? In a divorce or custody case, either party may request a pendente lite hearing for pendente lite relief. Pendente lite means “pending the litigation”. Accordingly, pendente lite relief allows either party to request temporary custody, access, child support, alimony, and other temporarily relief between the time the case is…

Understanding Montgomery County Maryland Child Custody Evaluations
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Understanding Montgomery County Maryland Child Custody Evaluations

What is a custody evaluation? If you are involved in a child custody dispute in Maryland, depending on the circumstances, a custody evaluation may be helpful to your case. In Montgomery County Maryland, you can request a custody evaluation at your scheduling conference. Learn more about the custody evaluation process and what’s entailed here.

How is Child Support Calculated in Maryland?
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How is Child Support Calculated in Maryland?

Guide to Calculating Child Support in Maryland If you are in the midst of disputing a child custody case in Maryland, it is more than likely that the court will determine child support as well. As experienced attorneys, one of the most common questions we encounter from clients is how Maryland child support is calculated…

Federal Government Employee’s Retirement Assets in Divorce
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Federal Government Employee’s Retirement Assets in Divorce

How Does Divorce Affect Retirement Accounts for Federal Government Employees? If your spouse is a federal government employee, you may be entitled to division of the marital portion of your spouse’s retirement benefits. Generally, federal government employees have both a Thrift Savings Plan and Federal Employee Retirement System Pension (FERS).

What is a Qualified Domestic Relations Order?
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What is a Qualified Domestic Relations Order?

How Does the Division of Retirement Accounts in Maryland Divorce Work? When couples separate, there is often an issue regarding how retirement will be distributed. Generally, in Maryland, retirement assets which have accrued during the course of the marriage are marital property. At your final divorce trial, the court has the authority to equitably divide…