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September 2017 Archives

India pressured to sign international child abduction treaty

The Hague Convention was created in response to the problem of parents absconding with their children to other countries without the other parent's approval. These international child abduction cases can be difficult for parents to navigate due to the differences in child custody laws between nations.

Want to keep your kids? Consider keeping a diary

If you look strictly at statistics, you'll find that mothers in Maryland tend to get the child custody award when push comes to shove. If you read between the lines, however, you'll realize that this is largely due to the fact that mothers tend to spend more time caring for their children than fathers do. Courts usually seek to award primary custody to the primary caretaker in custody battles.

Car accidents, wrongful death and criminal law

Imagine for a moment that a Maryland mother loses her husband in a tragic car accident. After police investigate the circumstances surrounding the crash, they realize that the man who struck the woman's husband was drunk. Authorities arrest the at-fault driver, charge him with vehicular homicide, DUI and other crimes -- which the diver must now face in criminal court.

How you know the time is right for a divorce

There are probably a million different things running through your head when you start to contemplate a divorce. Have you waited long enough? Does what has happened between you and your spouse really mean it's time for a divorce? Should you give up on your marriage, or will waiting it out really make things better?

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