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Child Support In Maryland: How Can I Change The Amount That Has Been Ordered?

By | February 20th, 2017|Categories: Divorce & Family Law|

Often times, people who are subject to a child support order undergo unforeseeable catastrophic situations that affect their ability to pay child support.  Losing your job, (through no fault of your own) or becoming incapacitated [...]

Custody of a Child and Visitation: The Factors Judges Utilize In Determining The Best Interest Of A Child

By | February 20th, 2017|Categories: Divorce & Family Law|

The fitness of each parent The character of each parent Any agreements between the parties The best way to maintain family relationships The child’s preference Age, health and sex of the child Residences of each [...]

Computer Privacy: What Can I Do To Protect Private Information From Repair Technicians?

By | February 20th, 2017|Categories: Top Legal Tips|

You may have seen a recent article in The Washington Post discussing the fact that Best Buy’s “Geek Squad” has been turning over evidence of criminal behavior, e.g. “child pornography” to the FBI when they [...]

Can I Get Shared Or Joint Custody?

By | February 20th, 2017|Categories: Divorce & Family Law|

Joint legal custody or shared custody has long been favored by the Maryland courts.  However, the courts do not automatically grant this status.  Instead, the court is obligated by statue and precedent to determine whether [...]

What Are The Five Most Important Things I Can Do If I Am Involved In An Automobile Accident?

By | February 20th, 2017|Categories: Top Legal Tips|

Use your cellphone camera to take pictures of everything and anything including the license plate of the other driver; the damage to both cars; pictures of the scene; and photographs of any skid marks or [...]

Am I Breaking The Law If I Use A Spyware App To Check On My Spouse?

By | February 20th, 2017|Categories: Divorce & Family Law|

The short answer is yes. Using spyware apps, or similar software most likely fall within the proscriptions of Maryland law that states that it is a misdemeanor crime to capture “any electronic communications…” Text messages, [...]

My Spouse Has Not Paid Child Support In Years, Can I Get Interest On The Money That Is Owed To Me?

By | February 20th, 2017|Categories: Divorce & Family Law|

Yes. You are definitely entitled to receive interest on unpaid child support. The law permits a judge to assess interest of 10% per year. The courts are entitled to do so because an award of [...]

Do Ignition Interlock Devices Actual Prevent DUI Charges?

By | February 20th, 2017|Categories: DUI/DWI and Criminal|

A recent study published by The Washington Post indicates that mandatory interlock requirements, even for first time DUI offenders, deter alcohol involved fatal accidents.  A study tracked fatal accidents over a five-year period, in states [...]

 

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