Category Archives: Divorce

Lawyers in Frederick Maryland specializing in divorce. Uncontested divorce and contested divorce cases. Absolute and limited divorce

Request for Admissions of Fact and Genuineness of Documents MD Rule 2-424 – Deadlines and Consequences?

Savvy Tactics For Divorce Court #2  Failure to answer Request for Admissions of Fact and Genuineness of Documents – deadlines and consequences?   Some Discovery failures such as to produce documents, or to answer questions range from the disastrous to the inconsequential.  Often it depends upon the lenity of the judge deciding the punishment for… Continue Reading

How Can I Prove Adultery In Maryland?

How Can I Prove Adultery Or Grounds For Divorce In Maryland? How can I prove adultery? In an absolute divorce, provided for in Maryland Family Law Section 7-103, a plaintiff must prove his/her entitlement to an absolute divorce and this is known as “grounds.”  The grounds must be satisfied before anyone can get something out… Continue Reading

Intertate Comparison Community Property in Maryland

Community Property in Maryland Divorces The divorce and custody laws of each state in the United States vary, even though the issues remain the same. (Probably the same all over the world) Therefore is is sometimes nice to be a divorce and custody lawyer because the underlying issues have been the same since Adam and… Continue Reading

Carroll County Maryland Divorce Retirements as Marital Property

Retirements, IRA’s, 401k’s, 403b’s and Pensions are all marital property and as such a judge can redistribute those funds in a Carroll County Maryland Divorce.  (Even if a spouse removed the money) In a Mount Airy and Westminster Maryland, divorce retirements or pension entitlements are marital property just like tangible items or savings accounts.  A… Continue Reading

Maryland Divorce and Family Law “Masters”

Recently “the Bench” (which is what Maryland Divorce Lawyers call Judge’s and their administrative staff) has changed.  Maryland divorce cases were structured under the law to be heard (decided) by Circuit Court Judges, by Family Law Masters and by Family Law Examiners. The type of the Maryland Divorce proceeding and the needs/resources of the various… Continue Reading

Adultery Jurisdiction in Carroll County Maryland Divorce

In Carroll County Maryland we freely cross over the Pennsylvania border to work everyday. Sometimes Pennsylvania residents cross into Maryland to work, see friends shop, and yes sometimes to commit adultery in Taneytown, Union Bridge, Keymar and Westminster. In a Maryland divorce the residency requirement can be trumped or negated by the commission of adultery.… Continue Reading

Annulment In the Maryland State Divorce Courts

The Same Maryland Courts Which Decide Divorce Can Grant an Annulment Annulment and divorce are different. I think most people recognize that, I frequently get calls from people wanting an annulment who really want/get a divorce instead. The State of Maryland only permits annulments under narrowly defined and extremely rare circumstances. I have referenced that… Continue Reading