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What Rights Do Unmarried Parents Have to Custody and Visitation?

When a child is born to unmarried parents, only the mother is designated a legal parent automatically.  Until the child’s biological father establishes paternity, he has no legal rights to visitation, shared custody, or the opportunity to make decisions about…

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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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5 stay-at-home parent divorce tips

Your career ended a year after you got married. That was the year your first child was born. You and your spouse both took time off, and it slowly dawned on you that one of you should just do this…

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A military divorce has unique considerations

Life in the military isn't easy. When you have a spouse, the stresses of military life on both of you might end up creating a rift in the marriage that can't be corrected. When this happens, divorce might be imminent.…

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Use social media responsibly during divorce

If you are going through a divorce, your family law attorney may have cautioned you about your use of social media during the proceedings. Listen to him or her, as according to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 81 percent…

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Making the decision to divorce isn’t necessarily easy

The decision to divorce isn't made easily. Instead, there is usually a lot of thought that goes into such a major change. When you are determining if this is the right choice for your situation, you need to take several…

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Protect yourself going into marriage with a prenuptial agreement

An engagement is a huge step for any couple. Between that day and the wedding, there are many things that have to be planned. While it is all too easy to get caught up in the wedding plans, you can't…

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