What is a Master? The use of masters is an old tradition, as they were originally appointed English kings to act as assistants to the chancellor. Today, masters continue to act as assistants by hearing matters for judges who have overloaded dockets.
For many divorcing couples, deciding what to do with the family home is a source of stress and conflict. In most marriages, real estate is the most significant asset, which can cause a variety of complications.
The mere thought of divorce conjures up dreadful visions: terrible arguments with your spouse, taking time off work for contentious court hearings, and attorney’s fees that seem to creep higher and higher as the days pass. But that’s just the worst case scenario. Continue reading to learn more about uncontested divorce in Maryland.
If you want to know if your marriage is eligible for an annulment in the state of Maryland, this article explains what an annulment is, when a marriage can be annulled, and the effects of an annulment. You’ll want to check with the circuit court of the county where you or your spouse live to see if
In Maryland, the terms “separation” and “divorce” are sometimes used interchangeably. However, “separation” and “divorce” have different legal meanings in Maryland and you should try not to confuse them.
Going through a divorce or breakup is hard, especially if you have children. When you're beginning the process of separating with your partner, you'll likely need to start the conversation about where your children will live, who will be responsible for day-to-day care, and whether you will both have an opinion on major issues affecting them. If you're unsure where to start, you're not alone.
Going through a divorce is complicated, but dividing your property doesn't have to be overwhelming. If you and your spouse can agree on how to divide your marital estate, the court will approve your settlement. However, if you can't work with your spouse on this issue, a judge will decide for you.