People in Maryland who are getting married may want to consider a prenup, particularly if they own a business, have a blended family or are getting married for the second time. A person who is bringing assets into the marriage may want a prenup that will protect those...
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How to co-parent during a divorce
On Behalf of Abney at Law, P.C. | Sep 10, 2018 | Child Custody
Maryland parents who choose to get a divorce will still need to find a way to raise their children together. Doing so can help the children understand that they are loved and cared for regardless of how their parents feel about each other. Furthermore, when parents...
Divorced parents in Maryland can enjoy a good school year
On Behalf of Abney at Law, P.C. | Sep 4, 2018 | Divorce
As children and parents get back into the rhythm of a new school year, there are routines to coordinate and plans to make. When a divorce means that children divide their time between two households, the scheme of things can get complicated. If possible, it may help...
The tax rules dealing with alimony will soon change
On Behalf of Abney at Law, P.C. | Aug 29, 2018 | Divorce
Divorced spouses in Maryland who pay alimony have been allowed to deduct these payments on their tax returns since the Revenue Act was passed in 1942. However, this rule will be changed in January 2019 when certain provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act go into...
Understanding child support cases
On Behalf of Abney at Law, P.C. | Aug 13, 2018 | Child Support
Parents in Maryland may sometimes find themselves confused about the topic of child support payments. This is often because there are multiple ways the payment arrangements could be set up. While having different types of child support cases can be confusing, they are...
Educational debt factor in divorces
On Behalf of Abney at Law, P.C. | Aug 7, 2018 | Divorce
While finances are often a source of tension in marriages, Maryland couples might be surprised to learn that college loans have been identified by some people as the reason their marriages failed. As the costs of college continue to rise, it seems that the...
Can a forensic accountant be helpful in your divorce?
On Behalf of Abney at Law, P.C. | Aug 3, 2018 | High Asset Divorce
In divorce cases that are financially complex, there are specialists who you can call upon for assistance. Your marital assets may be extensive, and your spouse may know more about them than you do. If you suspect that he may not be entirely transparent in terms...
After divorce, moving towards co-parenting
On Behalf of Abney at Law, P.C. | Aug 1, 2018 | Child Custody
Maryland parents planning for a post-divorce future may be thinking about how best to accomplish their goals for successful co-parenting. While the two parents may no longer be interested in a romantic relationship with one another, their commitment to their children...
How will problems at work affect your divorce agreement?
On Behalf of Abney at Law, P.C. | Jul 30, 2018 | Divorce
A company that has been struggling has few options if management wants to keep the business afloat. One of those options is to trim staff. You may be one of the employees the company has decided to let go. How will this business decision affect the divorce agreement...
Factors that go into deciding alimony 6payments
On Behalf of Abney at Law, P.C. | Jul 25, 2018 | Alimony
While alimony can be a tough subject for those getting divorced in Maryland to discuss, it will need to be addressed at some point. In some cases, an individual who may be entitled to support may choose to waive his or her right to it. However, this is generally a bad...
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