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Parental relocation and divorce in Maryland

Divorce is a touchy subject for some, especially children. Sometimes children just don't understand why their parents are divorcing. They might blame one parent over the other or they might even blame themselves. The fact of the matter is that divorce affects each child differently. A divorced couple in Maryland should know how parental relocation affects the child.

Alimony: What you need to know if you want to seek it

You've been married for several years, but in the end, you can't see yourself continuing in this relationship. You decide the best step is to go through a divorce. During your marriage, you and your spouse both worked, but he always earned more and supported the home and extras. Now, you want to go through a divorce, but you don't think you make enough to support yourself. What can you do? Are you entitled to alimony in this situation?

Should your children have a say during your divorce?

Divorce doesn't just impact you and your spouse. Your children's lives are changing as well. Should they be able to tell you what they want as you figure out a parenting plan and get a child custody agreement in place, or should you just do what you think is best for them? 

Important issues to discuss with your divorce attorney

Filing for a divorce is never easy, even if your marriage has been strained for quite some time. You should know what to expect when filing for divorce in Maryland. Divorce can be contentious. It can be quick and painless if you and your spouse get along well. It can also be confusing and difficult if there are high assets involved. Here are some important issues to discuss with your divorce attorney.

Thinking of separating? You may want to do it legally

Usually, when a couple is thinking of divorce, they separate in order to decide if they want to go through with a permanent split or attempt a reconciliation. However, if you and your husband do not want to permanently divorce but need to separation, a court approved separation might be your best option.

Divorcing and splitting your retirement account can be hard

Getting divorced is often an emotional and complex time for people. The later in life you divorce, the more final it may all seem. You may try to take the high road by not asking for your fair share of marital assets, but that could have long-term repercussions on your life. If you are divorcing, you need to ensure that your future and finances are protected. That often means seeking a fair portion of any retirement account you and your spouse have contributed to over the years of your marriage. When splitting assets like retirement accounts, the help of an experienced attorney is invaluable.

Tips for succeeding during and after divorce in Maryland

Divorce is difficult for everyone involved to deal with, especially when the couple has been together for quite some time. Surviving divorce can be done, especially if you prepare for what to expect as it all unfolds. Here are some helpful tips for succeeding during and after divorce in Maryland.

The divorce may be final, but some issues are not

A lot of people look forward to getting that final divorce decree in their hands and knowing that their ordeal--and marriage--are over. But hold off on celebrating too quickly, because a "final" decree isn't always as final as it seems. There are a few common reasons that you can end up back in court.

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