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Equitable Property Division in Divorce

Question on Avvo.com: In the state of Maryland—- how to determine common property during divorce: house is purchased in just my name while im merried…via bank loan… 262 more words

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Who Gets To Stay In The Home Until The Divorce Is Final?

When a couple separates, one of the first questions is who will stay, and who will leave the marital home. Sometimes both will stay: this is rarely a good long-term solution, although there are some situations where it makes economic sense to do this. 544 more words

Divorce

DNA Info: 4 Things For Couples to Know If They're Delaying Marriage to Buy a Home

Last week, I spoke to DNA Info reporter Nikhita Venugopal about the perils of home ownership for unmarried couples. “It’s much easier to come up with terms you can agree on when the relationship is good, than when there is a breakup in the works,” said… 823 more words

Is Domestic Violence Becoming More Prevalent?

It seems like every time you read a newspaper or Google the news you hear more horrific stories about domestic violence. It can be something like the Ray Rice scandal, caught on video tape and rocking the NFL, or people you’ve never heard of in an article about murder/suicide of a couple. 277 more words

Divorce

Calling All Clients

Don’t you hate it when you call a professional and they do not return your call? We’ve all been there. Doctors, accountants, contractors, real estate agents and, yes, even lawyers have fallen victim to this horrible habit. 122 more words

Divorce

Ask Carolyn: "What can I expect in my divorce case related to my closely held business?"

Dear Carolyn:

I am involved in an equitable distribution and I have a closely-held business started by my father, who still owns the majority of the business.  472 more words

Woodruff Family Law Group

Ask Carolyn: "How will the courts view property for equitable distribution?"

Dear Carolyn:

I have a family member who is separated. Before the separation, this person purchased a house with the deed only in her name and the deed of trust in both names. 855 more words

Woodruff Family Law Group