Tackling three divorce mediation myths

Divorce can be an ugly and painful process – but it doesn’t always have to be. More and more couples are turning to divorce mediation for a more collaborative and collegial end to their marriage. In divorce mediation, you and your spouse work together with the help of...

Who keeps the ring?

You picked out the perfect ring. It’s beautiful and you know your future fiancé will love it. When you propose, you’re not thinking about what will happen if you break up. Unfortunately, not everyone who gets engaged makes it to marriage, and not everyone who gets...

Are you divorcing a narcissist?

To divorce in the Maryland and D.C area is difficult enough for most couples. There are always two sides to the story and sometimes heated and volatile emotions. If you suspect that you are divorcing a narcissist, you may be dealing with a situation outside your...

Is your ex-spouse in a new relationship?

Many people have the misconception that paying alimony is a form of financial punishment. Alimony is not meant to be punitive, but rather to provide your former spouse with equitable financial assistance needed to sustain the same quality of life that you both enjoyed...

Co-parenting with an ex after divorce

Divorce is difficult enough for adults in Maryland and elsewhere to process and go through, but it can be an even more upsetting experience for the children involved. Since it is generally held that having a relationship with both parents is in children’s best...

How to resolve a custody case peacefully

Most parents view custody cases similar to going to war. They need to round up the troops and set up their weapons so that they can win the battle. But should a custody case become a custody battle? In the court system, the judges will always prioritize what is in the...