Child custody and the best interests of the child

Are you going through the divorce process? Have you come to realize that this will impact your family, including your children, in many ways? If you have yet to think about matters of child custody, now is the time to do so. After all, you want to do what’s best for your child at all times.

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The many details associated with spousal support

Are you going through the divorce process? Do you have reason to believe that you should receive spousal support once the process comes to an end? If you find yourself in this position, it’s a good idea to learn as much as possible about how the system works.

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Are you truly ready for divorce?

At some point, you may realize that your marriage is not working. This doesn’t mean you are ready for divorce, but it could be creeping into your mind. Before you do anything, you should consider all your options. For example, marriage counseling may be the best way to get your relationship back on track.

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Cultivating a good relationship between lawyer and client

Regardless of what kind of family law issue you are experiencing, you need a lawyer you can trust and one who will protect your interests. Like other relationships, sometimes the personality of the client and the personality of the attorney are simply incompatible. If you have experienced such an incompatibility, never assume that it means your family law issue is irresolvable. It is certainly safe to say that there is an attorney in the Annapolis, Maryland, area with whom you can develop an effective relationship.

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When your co-parent does not make child support payments

Not receiving the child support payments you are due can lead to severe financial challenges. In turn, this can have a negative impact on your ability to care for your children. Even one missed payment can make all the difference in the quality of life your kids enjoy, and numerous missed payments can be disastrous. Most parents in Maryland already know the effect of missed child support payments. What they often do not know is what can be done to remedy the situation.

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Maryland judge awards custody of embryos to woman

The first ruling of its kind in the state, a judge has granted custody of nine frozen embryos to a Maryland woman. The woman’s ex-husband argued against the decision, contending that it violates his rights to choose whether to have more children. His attorney asserted that the ruling obligates the man to father additional children with his ex-wife. Despite giving her control of the embryos, the judge found the woman to be an unfit parent and awarded sole child custody of the couple’s 3-year-old daughter to the man.

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