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Examining 3 Requirements For Divorce Actions In Maryland

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Maryland family law imposes numerous requirements on divorce actions. Before a married couple can pursue a divorce, they must be able to demonstrate an acceptable reason, which is referred to legally as a “ground.” In certain cases, there is a residency requirement. And when children are involved, parents may need to complete an educational… Read More »

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How Can Domestic Violence Victims Request Protective Orders In Maryland?

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Maryland family law provides numerous considerations and protections for domestic violence victims. When a person suffers actual or attempted abuse at the hands of a relative, it is possible to request a protective order from the Maryland courts. These orders allow the state courts to intervene on behalf of a victim and, ideally, safeguard… Read More »

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3 FAQs On Prenuptial Agreements In Maryland

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Before prospective spouses get married in Maryland, they can execute a prenuptial agreement to govern certain rights in the event of divorce, such as alimony or property division. These agreements are mutually agreeable contracts that are generally valid and enforceable under Maryland law. But state law also prohibits certain terms and conditions from appearing… Read More »

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Does Maryland Require Ignition Interlock Systems For DUI?

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Maryland law prohibits any person from driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol, drugs, or a combination of substances. Any person who commits DUI in Maryland can face serious consequences — up to and including confinement and fines. In addition to these criminal penalties, DUI offenders in Maryland can also face the requirement of… Read More »

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Analyzing Maryland Domestic Violence Laws Against Child Abuse & Neglect

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The State of Maryland features strict laws against domestic violence, including child abuse and neglect. Concerning children, specifically, parents and guardians have a duty to safeguard the health and safety of children under their care. If a person responsible for a child commits abuse or neglect, the state can remove the child temporarily to… Read More »

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Overview Of Identity Theft Crimes Under Maryland Law

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Identity theft is a white collar crime that seems to occur more frequently with the rise of technology. With so much personal identifying information available online these days — particularly from a financial or medical standpoint — identity theft occurs on a regular basis in Maryland and across the United States. Accordingly, there are… Read More »

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Can Nonconsensual Sexual Acts Terminate Child Custody Rights In Maryland?

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Under Maryland family law, both of a child’s birth parents typically enjoy the same rights from a child custody perspective. But there are certain circumstances in which a parent does not have custody or visitation rights with respect to their child. This outcome applies to circumstances where pregnancy occurs because of a sex crime,… Read More »

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How Do the Courts Oversee Property Division During a Maryland Divorce?

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When a married couple files for divorce in Maryland, the state courts are responsible for overseeing the process of property division. Relying on established criteria, the Maryland state courts must ensure that the division of marital property is fair and equitable to both spouses involved. In order to do so, the state courts have… Read More »

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What is the Determination Process for Alimony in Maryland?

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Under Maryland family law, the subject of alimony often arises during the process of completing a divorce. These support payments can help a former spouse regain self-sufficiency or address financial imbalances between the former couple. Certain couples reach an understanding and execute an agreement that addresses alimony. Though in many cases, the Maryland state… Read More »

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Maryland Man Pleads Guilty to U.S. Federal Drug Crimes

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A 40-year-old man from Bowie, Maryland pleaded guilty to federal charges for several drug crimes and bribery of a government official, according to a press release by the United States Attorney’s Office, District of Maryland. The investigation of this incident traces back to August 2018. That is when federal officials from the United States… Read More »

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