Maryland Divorce for Physicians & Dentists Who Own Practices

Maryland Divorce for Physicians & Dentists Who Own Practices

Information for doctors and dentists who own their practices and what happens to their medical or dental practices in Maryland divorce cases. Did you know that the medical or dental office that you own is most likely considered marital property and your spouse could claim a financial interest in it if you are going through […]

Who Gets the House in a Maryland Divorce?

Who Gets the House in a Maryland Divorce?

Absent an agreement regarding the disposition of marital home1, which could range from the selling the house and agreeing on how to divide the net proceeds to one party buying the interest of the other party in the marital home at a certain price, the courts will order the sale of the marital home and […]

Divorce Process in Maryland

Divorce Process in Maryland

The complexity and length of time for your divorce depends primarily on whether you have a written agreement that resolves all of the issues pertaining to your marriage and divorce including, but not limited to, division of marital assets, alimony (or lack thereof), child custody and child support (if you have a child or children […]

Separation and Property Settlement Agreement for Mutual Consent Divorce

Separation and Property Settlement Agreement for Mutual Consent Divorce

A Separation and Property Settlement Agreement (“Separation Agreement”) is a contract that resolves all or some of the issues that should be resolved as part of your divorce and custody case. The range of issues that can be dealt with in a separation agreement Maryland include, but are not limited to, date of separation, grounds […]

Divorce for Doctors, Dentists, and Other Medical Professionals

Divorce for Doctors, Dentists, and Other Medical Professionals

In Maryland, any property that was acquired by either spouse during their marriage is presumed to be marital property. Pre-marital property, gifts, inheritances, and property that can be traced to such assets are not considered marital property and therefore are not subject to division in divorce cases under Maryland law. Dentists, doctors, and other medical […]

Effect of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on Family Law and Divorce Cases

Divorce & Custody in Maryland When Spouses Live Together

Effect of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on Family Law and Divorce Cases The federal tax reform law, known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), which was signed into law by President Trump last year, is a major piece of legislation hundreds of pages long. As a result, it is easy to overlook […]

Mutual Consent Divorce in Maryland

Mutual Consent Divorce in Maryland

A New Option for Married Couples with or without Minor Children in Maryland to File for Absolute Divorce Without Having to be a Separated. Prior to October 1, 2018, married couples with minor children could not take advantage of Mutual Consent as a ground for absolute divorce. As of October 1, 2018, married couples in […]