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Which is more important - equitable division or equitable rights?


Thousands of Maryland residents deal with the various aspects of divorce every day. Some are in the midst of the proceedings, where courtroom battles take place over determining the amount of child support, deciding child custody arrangements and coming to an agreement on property division that results in an equitable division of the marital property. While every divorce is different, many of the same factors are present across the board. Will this be the case with gay couples who seek a divorce?

How to deal with the family home when dividing assets


Many of our Maryland readers get married and expect to build a life with their spouse. A married couple's life together can involve many decisions that have huge implications for their future, such as the decision to have children and to purchase a home together. Unfortunately, those very issues can become complex and emotional problems if the couple ends up going through a divorce.

How do men approach the issue of spousal maintenance?


Like many other terms in our politically correct society, the term "alimony" is heard less often nowadays. Most people involved in the divorce process now refer to alimony as "spousal support" or "spousal maintenance." This may be because alimony is associated with an older time when the man in a divorce almost universally was the one who was ordered to pay alimony to his ex-wife. That has definitely changed in the last several years, and a recent article noted that alimony, among other factors, needs to be reconsidered by any man going through a divorce.

What are the divorce options for Maryland residents?


When someone is considering a divorce, they may already have a preconceived image in their mind about what the process will be like. Many people envision contentious and lengthy court battles, over issues ranging from child custody and support to property division.

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