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October 2016 Archives

The financial impact of later divorce on retirement

The rate of divorce for people over the age of 50 has climbed even though the rate of divorce for younger people has fallen. This trend of divorcing when people are older has had an outsized impact on their ability to retire, particularly for women in Maryland and around the country.

Methods for resolving custody issues

A major challenge for those adjudicating divorce and custody cases in the Maryland court system can be parents bringing trivial or minor disputes to be heard. Litigation can be quite costly in terms of both money and time, and some parents push the limits by returning to court over matters that a judge may not care to micromanage. Sports and other non-essential activities are examples of issues that can cause contention during custody proceedings or after a judgment has been issued, but there are other ways to resolve these types of matters.