Articles From Garner & Garner, P.A.

Is it Time for Change in Maryland’s “No-Fault” Divorce Laws?

Those who wish to get divorced in Maryland cannot seek an immediate “no-fault” divorce. A petition for divorce is only accepted immediately in cases of fault such as adultery, criminal conviction of ...

Will Maryland be a Joint Custody State?

Law makers in states throughout the Nation are taking a closer look at child custody and shared parenting issues when it comes to divorce proceedings involving children.

Father Arrested after 8-Year-Old Son Calls 911 in Domestic Violence Incident

A Columbia father was arrested recently after his young son called police. R.B., 29 years old, is accused of domestic violence offenses against his wife.

Expect the Unexpected when it comes to Alimony or Spousal Support

While child support payments and property division can be predicted in a divorce, spousal support is highly variable.

Prenuptial Agreements in Maryland

Figuring out how your financial matters will be handled should your marriage end in divorce or your spouse pass away does not sound like a very romantic action to take. That is the common perception ...

Maryland’s No-Fault Divorce

The state of Maryland uses the term “absolute divorce” which is a legal term which means a final divorce. This can be accomplished through a fault-based or no-fault divorce process.

Maryland Child Custody Facts

As in other states, courts in Maryland base child custody determinations on what is in the best interest of the child.

Important Facts about Maryland Divorce

Like the rest of the nation, Maryland employs no-fault divorce which means that blame, fault, or wrongdoing is not part of the divorce process.
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