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April 2012 Archives

Reduce stress associated with divorce by working together

Sometimes a married couple may have a falling out for any number of reasons, leading to a divorce. The falling out could be due to people naturally changing over time, or it could even be due to a deep, fundamental disagreement between the spouses. Nonetheless, even when a divorce is sought by both parties and otherwise amicable, it might quickly turn contentious due to the adversarial nature of the court process.

Family law matters: Unmarried couples and children

Depending upon the nature of the relationship, unmarried couples in Maryland and elsewhere can face unique challenges. This is particularly true when children are involved as sifting through family law matters can become quite complicated while trying to decide child custody for those who were never married. However, a new study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that more and more people are deciding to have children outside of marriage.

Heidi Klum officially files for divorce from Seal

Maryland residents may be interested to hear that Heidi Klum has officially filed for divorce from her husband, Seal. The two, who have been married for seven years, announced their separation three months ago. As the couple shares children, their divorce may involve complicated matters relating to child custody in addition to other issues such as property division.

Behavior can help or hurt a child custody case

Emotions can run high in child custody disputes. Maryland parents vying for custody may disagree vigorously regarding the best interests of the child, making it difficult to come to any mutual agreement. As part of this, it's important for a parent caught in a child custody matter to act in a manner that does not do their case any harm.