Family law matters are difficult and emotionally trying. They often cause uncertainty and doubt. Our resources section is filled with helpful information on a variety of family law matters. It is intended to help you educate yourself on the divorce & family law process in Maryland and Washington, DC.
Alimony Modification, Extension and Termination in Maryland
May 11, 2016 by Brian Pearlstein
Alimony may remain a source of legal involvement even once the divorce is finalized. It is often contested or, when circumstances change, is subject to modification actions. Understand what can be the basis for a change in alimony in Maryland.
MD Passes “Mutual Consent” Law Allowing For Expedited Divorce
October 21, 2015 by Brian Pearlstein
In October of 2015 Maryland changed it's laws around no-fault divorce when there is mutual consent between the parties. The law can allow for an expedited divorce process but certain conditions must be met.
Limited Appearances Now Permitted in MD Family Law Representation
July 14, 2015 by Brian Pearlstein
In the past, hiring a Maryland family law attorney was pretty much all or nothing. Court rules prohibited representing a client in a limited capacity. Now, Maryland has changed its rules to allow for limited representation which can reduce the financial burden associated with legal fees.
Hiding Assets In A Divorce: You Can Run, But You Can’t Hide; Or Can You?
November 20, 2015 by Brian Pearlstein
Spouses will sometimes try to hide assets when facing a divorce. Offshore accounts, savings bonds, even a safe deposit box stuffed with cash are some of the favored tactics. On the flip side, cavalier accusations of hiding assets are made when the spouse, like a business owner, has complex business dealings. How should you proceed if your suspect hidden assets? How should you react if your are accused?
Technology has become central to our lives. We use new devices and services without thought. However, technology is playing an ever increasing role in legal proceedings, even in family law and divorce. How? Find out in our article.