Jeffrey N. Greenblatt has been recognized by the prestigious publication, Best Lawyers in America© for the 11th straight year as a family law attorney. All lawyers named to The Best Lawyers in America© publication are elected by their peers in the legal industry for their professional excellence.
There has been a significant increase in the amount of gray divorces, or the divorce of couples after the age of 50, and a new tax law signed at the end of 2017 has the potential to affect them.
In a lot of divorce cases, parents work hard to negotiate with the other parent, taking great pains to keep things civil and amicable while discussing some of the harder issues in their divorce and child custody situation. Unfortunately, even after an agreeable parenting plan is ordered, sometimes the other parent will start finding ways to stretch the limits of that agreement.
Parents in Maryland who are going through a divorce or have recently gone through a divorce know that discussions about the child with the other parent may be inevitable. These discussions can be uncomfortable at times, but parents who are going to be in a custody-sharing situation probably need to accept that opening lines of communication with their ex may be something they simply have to do for the good of their kids.
Many pay attention to celebrity divorces. While this could be entertaining for some, for the parties involved, it is difficult for those going through it. Having the details of a divorce in the public eye could be seen as a negative event, but some seek to turn the process into a positive experience.
Marriage might be one of the biggest decisions a person makes in their life. That is, until they are faced with the possibility of a divorce, which may have legal repercussions that are ultimately even greater than the decision to marry.
The Maryland state court system is a source of plenty of confusion, especially for people who are new to the legal processes that go into adjudicating a family law issue. In most family law issues, the parent or spouse will be required to appear before the Maryland circuit court, except for certain domestic violence-related issues, which will generally appear before the district court. Often, a case before the circuit court or district court will appear before a different court on appeal.
People in Maryland may recall the groundbreaking high asset divorce of oil tycoon Harold Hamm and his wife, Sue Ann Arnell back in 2014. Their divorce made headlines because of Hamm’s extraordinary net worth, as well as the amount of marital property up for grabs in their divorce settlement.
People in the Maryland area may be breathing a sigh of relief after their divorce settlements are over, but life doesn’t often stand still, and the reality is that sometimes additional modifications of the divorce settlement terms can be necessary and beneficial.
People in Maryland who are responsible for raising children know how expensive it can be. Fortunately, Maryland lawmakers are not ignorant of this fact, and they believe that children should be entitled to every advantage possible within a person’s economic abilities.