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DeBunking the Myths About Divorce
People talk about divorce. They talk about their own divorces and they talk about what they think they know about other people’s divorces. You hear information, advice or supposed facts from friends, family members, your hairstylist, or someone at the gym. There’s a pretty good likelihood that some or all of what they tell you about the divorce process is completely incorrect. [Read more…]
Selling my House after Divorce: What to Expect
If you and your spouse own a home (this applies to multiple homes as well), as part of the divorce you will need to “divide the property.” What does that mean exactly?
Well, technically the property could be divided or partitioned but that is an unreasonable and draconian exercise which will leave you both with something that feels like less than half. Thankfully, Courts almost never do that.
Mis-steps and Mistakes During the Pendente Lite Period: what NOT to do!
by Thomas Mulinazzi
After a case is filed certain behaviors are expected of the litigants in a divorce case. Unfortunately, for the litigant very few, if any, of these expectations are written down anywhere and the Court will not provide this information. Most litigants are already feeling confused and anxious about their future, how they will pay for bills, what will happen in the court process, but now each has to worry about how to make decisions in the reality of their newly separated family.
Two Types of Divorce in Maryland: Limited versus Absolute Divorce
Maryland recognizes two kinds of divorce: limited and absolute. There are a number of significant differences between the two types and certain circumstances in which to file for one versus the other. The attorneys at the Mulinazzi Law Office can sit down with you to discuss which is best to file for under the facts for your particular case but in general:
1. Limited Divorce — A limited divorce is not a divorce at all; instead, it’s a legal separation from bed and board – pending the outcome of the final divorce (called “Absolute Divorce” see below). In a Limited Divorce spouses can receive relief from the Court on only certain specific issues. These include: custody, child access, child support, exclusive use and possession of the family home, alimony, and attorney’s fees. It is important to know, that property issues are NOT resolved at this time (pensions, 401ks, house, etc.). [Read more…]