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March 2016 Archives

Child custody orders should be based on your child's needs

The end of a marriage is a traumatic event in a person's life -- even if he or she is the person who filed for divorce. When there are children in the picture, the divorce seems to get a bit more stressful since the children's best interests have to be considered. Child custody orders, whether they are a part of a divorce or not, are very important since they lay out the expectations and plans for the child's life.

Lawmaker seeks to strengthen Maryland's domestic violence law

On March 9, Maryland legislators held a hearing on a domestic violence bill that would amend the definition of domestic violence to include malicious destruction of property and harassment. Discussion of the bill, House Bill 1396, followed seven murders related to domestic violence in Prince George's County alone this year.

What every unmarried couple should know before buying a home

Many Maryland couples opt to move in together either before getting married or with no intention of getting married. This often involves purchasing a home together. When you purchase any property of value, but particularly a home, with another person, there are important legal considerations to keep in mind to protect your financial interests if the relationship ends or your partner dies.