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Ask An Attorney: Separation Advice

My spouse and I are separated with kids.  Things are amicable right now and I don’t want to rock the boat.  Do I need an attorney? Both marriage and divorce are legal actions regulated by the State of Maryland.  The … Continue reading

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Ask an Attorney: Mediator or Attorney?

Should I hire a mediator or an attorney for my divorce? No one should ever go through any family law issue without having met with an attorney to understand their rights. A mediator’s purpose is to settle a case. Mediators … Continue reading

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Ask an Attorney: Family Law

If I die before my divorce is final I do not want my spouse to have custody of our children nor access to my estate. What should I do? When children are in your life, everything changes. Until your divorce … Continue reading

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The Latest Happenings in D.C. Affecting Your Business

Slate Columnist, Emily Bazelon has an excellent description that  Employers (especially Federal Contractors) should review about President Obama’s August executive order involving limiting mandatory arbitration for large federal contractors’ employees: http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/jurisprudence/2014/08/obama_executive_order_on_mandatory_arbitration_huge_news_for_workers_rights.html DC Politics, pro-labor or anti-labor aside, Bazelon also does a … Continue reading

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Attention Landlords and Tenants!

This past legislative session saw the passage of Senate Bill 345 and House Bill 249 which altered the amount of interest a landlord must pay on a security deposit. It is wise for landlords and tenants alike to review their … Continue reading

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Ask An Attorney: Promissory Notes

 I have been asked by a family member to lend them some money. Should I? Frequently, we are approached with this question. Although we can’t answer the ultimate question, as that is an existential one, we can help protect the … Continue reading

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Ask An Attorney: Legal Advice for First Time Homebuyers

My boyfriend and I are buying a home together. We plan on spending our lives together; however, if the relationship doesn’t last, how does that affect my ownership of the home? Many couples live and own property together without getting … Continue reading

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