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December 2013 Archives

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Relocation can include many hurdles for custodial parent


When the divorce process if finally over, many people are just glad that they can move on with the agreements or judgments reached in the case, particularly those involving child custody. Every issue that comes up in divorce has the potential to get complicated if contested, but perhaps none so much as determining child custody. But, one way or another, a final child custody arrangement will be reached, either through agreement of the parties outside of court or through the decision of a judge.

Baseball star ordered to pay more child support


Many couples in Maryland who have a child together have unequal incomes. While this is not often a problem while the couples are raising their children together, it can become a contentious issue when the parents separate or divorce. Both parents are expected to contribute to the expenses of raising a child and if one parent was contributing more than the other when the two parents lived together, it seems logical that that parent would make considerable child support payments for the child if he or she is not the primary custodial parent. Unfortunately, this is not always the case, however.

Know your assets prior to a divorce


When a Maryland resident is contemplating the decision on whether or not to file for divorce, they usually have more questions than answers. As previous posts here have mentioned, having the right information before a decision is made can make a big difference in the end result.

Child custody, the holidays and divorce


Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone, many of our Maryland readers have made it through one family holiday and are looking forward to the next. Although most people enjoy this time of the year for all of the get-togethers with family and friends and spending time catching up on the events of the last year, it can also be a stressful time for some - none more so than newly-divorced parents coming to terms with the child custody arrangements for the holidays.

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