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Should I leave my family home without my kids?

When you're in the throes of marital arguments and disagreement -- and when you've decided to get a divorce -- the first thing you'll want to have is your own space. You may already be shopping for an apartment or a new house to purchase. In most situations, it's probably a good idea to move out as soon as possible, but if you have children with your soon-to-be ex, think again.

Child custody terminology: What are the 2 kinds of child custody?

If you're like most Maryland parents going through a first-time divorce, there are many things you will not understand about the divorce process. In fact, some of the terms and legal concepts you encounter will seem downright foreign and illogical.

What is infidelity alimony?

Permanent alimony payments continue to exist in the state of Maryland. This means that, in rare divorce cases, it's possible for a family court judge to force one spouse to pay the other spouse monthly alimony checks for the rest of their lives.

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?

Do you think you can receive alimony? Here's what you should know

Alimony has been around for a very long time. If you qualify to receive this vital marital benefit, you should never feel ashamed. Even if your ex or others try their best to make you feel embarrassed about being the recipient of these payments, if a court of law approves you to receive alimony, know that you deserve it.

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