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September 2016 Archives

West Baltimore car crash claims life of 11-year-old girl

A tragic car accident claimed the life of an 11-year-old girl in West Baltimore last week. The crash happened on a Saturday afternoon, a short time after 4:30 p.m. According to police, the vehicle that was carrying the children as passengers lost control at a high rate of speed, crossed the double line and smashed head-on into a sport utility vehicle.

Is it time to make a change to your visitation agreement?

A divorce agreement -- especially when it comes to custody and visitation -- can be changed at any time if the proper circumstances present themselves. Indeed, circumstances change in life, and sometimes these changes necessitate an update to a custody or visitation agreement. If legitimate evidence exists to warrant the change, the court will grant the modification.

Millennials have lower divorce rates: How do they do it?

Divorces that involve asset division and child custody are particularly complicated and heart-wrenching to navigate. Better they avoid getting divorced in the first place, right? Of course, the answer to this question is clear, but it's a lot easier said than done. No couple wants to get a divorce, but being in an enduring marriage can be a miraculous feat in this day and age. All that said, millennials seem to be practicing something we should take note of because millennials have achieved record-low divorce levels.

Financial security and divorce

Most Maryland spouses who decide to go through a divorce will have tried everything they could to make their marriages work. Especially in cases that involve children and matters relating to child support and child custody, spouses usually don't give up on their marital unions very easily. That said, at some point, couples are forced to face the music of a marriage that has reached its limits, and this is when they look to submit their divorce papers.

Divorce and the IRS: Two things you need to know

Navigating through a divorce is difficult. Dealing with taxes is difficult. Combine these two and you get one awful pairing. Unfortunately, those who are going through a divorce need to be aware of the fact that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will likely be involved.

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