5 Things You Should Know About Legal Separations in Maryland

The process of a separation or divorce can be a very difficult one. Not only emotionally, but it can also be difficult legally. Sometimes couples separate as the first step in dissolving their marriage. But before you and your spouse decide to go down that path, there are a few things you need to [...]

5 Things to Avoid During a Child Custody Battle

Preparing for a custody battle? It’s understandable to be stressed and concerned. You’re likely facing the dissolution of your marriage and may have a lot of pent-up anger towards your ex-spouse. It is quite frustrating to imagine a future where you can only see your children on certain days. Although it is a stressful [...]

By |2022-04-14T14:35:56-04:00January 31st, 2022|All Blog Posts, Divorce, Family Law, Maryland Law|0 Comments

8 Reasons You Should Create a Prenuptial Agreement

Offended because your loved one suggested getting a prenup? Shouldn’t love conquer all? Unfortunately, it doesn’t, and creating a prenuptial agreement is not a negative thing. It doesn’t mean your marriage will fail or that you already have one foot out the door. Creating this important legal document will simply provide a safety net [...]

By |2022-01-07T14:13:03-05:00January 7th, 2022|All Blog Posts, Family Law, Legal Tips Maryland, Maryland Law|0 Comments

Maryland Custody Laws for Single Parents

Custody laws in Maryland for unmarried couples are somewhat similar to the laws for married couples with children. Either the mother or the father can pursue custody. The only stipulation is that fathers must establish paternity before they can pursue custody. Read: Establishing Paternity in Maryland Types of Court Ordered Custody and Definitions   De [...]

By |2022-01-05T11:25:03-05:00January 5th, 2022|All Blog Posts, Family Law|0 Comments

What You Should Know About Peace and Protective Orders in Maryland

Peace and Protective Orders are civil orders issued by a judge that order one person to refrain from committing certain acts against others. The relationship between the respondent (person alleged to have committed the prohibited act) and the petitioner (person seeking protection) determines the petition to be filed. Protective Orders generally apply to people [...]

Establishing Paternity in Maryland

In Maryland if the mother is married at the time of conception or birth of a child, the law presumes her husband is the child’s legal father even though he may not be the child’s birth father. What happens if the couple is unwed? If the mother is not married when the child is [...]

What You Should Know About Social Media and Divorce

Social media has an impact on every aspect of our everyday lives: school, work, family, and even divorce. If you are currently going through a divorce, you may already be experiencing high levels of stress and overwhelming emotions. A study conducted by researchers at Boston University and the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile found [...]

Why You Should Call the Divorce Attorneys at the Law Offices of McKenzie and Tehrani

The emotional trauma of divorce is compounded by the daunting task of assessing your legal rights and responsibilities relating to property, assets, children, and spousal support. Reaching an agreement with your spouse on these issues can be an acrimonious process. Having a knowledgeable divorce attorney by your side facilitates a smoother process and ensures [...]

By |2021-06-02T13:26:15-04:00June 2nd, 2021|All Blog Posts, Divorce, Family Law, Legal Tips Maryland|0 Comments

What You Should Know About an LGBTQ+ Divorce

Same-sex couples across Maryland have had the freedom to marry since January 1, 2013. Two years later, the landmark Supreme Court case of Obergefell v. Hodges legalized same-sex marriage across the country, allowing same-sex couples to unify their love just as any other heterosexual couple would. However, while monumental movements have been made regarding same-sex marriage, [...]

By |2021-05-24T14:32:54-04:00May 24th, 2021|All Blog Posts, Divorce, Family Law, Maryland Law|0 Comments

Misconceptions About Divorce

Many clients tell us that they have heard various facts about divorce that turn out to be untrue. Here are some myths clients have believed about divorce. Relying on incorrect information can adversely affect the outcome of your case. Be sure to get legal information from a competent attorney rather than from your friend. [...]

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