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Creating a Summer Custody Schedule: Checklist for Maryland Parents

Both parents have rights and responsibilities related to minor children under Maryland law, so you may recall that you were required to address child custody and visitation issues in connection with divorce proceedings. Your Maryland parenting plan, which covers important…

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COVID-19’s Impact on Divorce, Custody and Other Family Law Cases

The Daily Record in Maryland covering family law recently published an article in which The McKeon Law Firm’s own Attorney Shelly McKeon was quoted. There’s no question that the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) pandemic turned our nation inside out, forcing us…

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Know the benefits of shared parenting

Finding a parenting plan that benefits your children is the goal of child custody trials and mediation sessions. One option that's possible is shared parenting. In this type, each parent has the child for equal amounts of time. This has benefits…

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Important child custody points in Maryland

Child custody laws take just about every aspect of a child's life into account. In Maryland, the court issues an order that outlines who is going to have the child living with them and who can make which decisions for…

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Remember your child’s rights during child custody

A child whose parents are going through a divorce might feel as though their entire world is changing. In a way, this is accurate. As their parent, you can take steps to reassure them that they still have two parents…

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Establish a parenting relationship during divorce

A divorce is a challenging time for adults, but it is also difficult for the children involved. They might not have a complete understanding of what's going on during the split. This can make things difficult for them, but you…

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Respect in co-parenting is beneficial for everyone involved

One of the primary goals of a divorce is being able to end the relationship you have with the other party. While this can happen seamlessly in some cases, it won't likely happen when you share children with each other.…

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Don’t make common mistakes that some newly single parents make

Child custody matters are one of the most challenging things that adults who divorce will have to work through. It is easy to make decisions about yourself but when you have to think about what the other parent will think…

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Child custody with a combative ex is challenging

Being in a parenting relationship with an ex who is combative is a difficult experience. You know that you have to look forward to drama with each encounter, but you can't let this impact your ability to raise your children.…

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Don’t allow your kids to play you against your ex

Children who are going through a divorce will often try to find ways to push the limits. This might include trying to play one parent against the other, so both adults must take steps to ensure this doesn't happen. Knowing…

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