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MARYLAND MILITARY DIVORCE ATTORNEY

Maryland Military Divorce Attorney

Facing a military divorce in Maryland can be daunting, but you don't have to go through it alone. Contact The Burton Firm today at (301) 420-5540 and take a crucial step towards safeguarding your future. With our experienced Maryland military divorce attorneys, you'll receive personalized guidance and robust legal support tailored to your unique situation. Whether it's handling complex asset divisions, custody arrangements, or understanding your rights, we're committed to guiding you through every stage of this challenging process. Don’t delay in securing the expertise and dedicated representation you need; reach out to The Burton Firm now and start your...

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MARYLAND DIVORCE ATTORNEY

Maryland Divorce Attorney

Divorce is the legal end to a marriage as ordered by a court. If you are considering getting divorced, contact a Maryland divorce attorney at our office for consultation about your specific legal issues. In the state of Maryland, a petitioner may ask for two types of divorce: absolute and limited. The most common type of divorce completed in the state is absolute....

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UPPER MARLBORO DIVORCE LAWYER

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Many people imagine that divorce consists of stressful court scenes in which each spouse accuses the other of misconduct and a bitter fight ensues over who should get the beanie baby collection. While this is the case for some of the more antagonistic couples, there are other options when conditions are quite so unfriendly. Every situation is different so it’s best to contact a divorce lawyer in Maryland who has experience handling a wide variety of cases....

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LIMITED & ABSOLUTE DIVORCE

Maryland Divorce Lawyer

Unlike some other states, there are two types of divorce in the state of Maryland. Choosing which one to go through is best discussed with a Maryland divorce lawyer. The two types of divorce options in the State of Maryland are:

  • Absolute Divorce - This is a final, absolute and permanent form of divorce. In this type, all issues relating to alimony, child custody, child support, and property are handled by the court. After an absolute divorce, the individuals involved may remarry
  • Limited Divorce - This is a form of divorce that is like separation that is supervised. As the...

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ADULTERY & DIVORCE IN MARYLAND

Maryland Divorce Attorney

Most people feel a sense of sadness when something comes to an end. Whether it was good or bad, there is still that feeling of loss and we’re sad to see it go. When it’s a marriage that is coming to an end, families are affected and that feeling of loss is magnified. When that end comes about because of adultery, the pain and sorrow can be unbearable for some, and in Maryland, proven adultery as a ground for divorce will affect the amount of alimony you pay/receive, and the amount of time you get to spend with your children...

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DIVORCE OPTIONS

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Unfortunately, many marriages don’t last the test of time. Each couple has a unique relationship, meaning each divorce is unique as well. There are several divorce options for couples seeking to separate in the state of Maryland and it’s important to understand each option and choose what is best for you and your family. Fortunately, divorce often doesn’t occur in a courtroom and is instead decided upon through many meetings and conversations. Seek out assistance from an experienced divorce lawyer in Maryland to learn more about the various options as it pertains to your situation....

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DIVIDING MARITAL PROPERTY

Maryland Divorce Attorney

Divorce is never an easy event to go through as there are a lot of emotional and financial difficulties to figure out. When a couple gets divorced, all the property acquired during the marriage (furniture, cars, appliances, stocks, bank accounts, pensions etc) regardless of who purchased it, must be divided. Having an experienced Maryland divorce attorney on you side is important to protect your legal rights.

The only exception would be non-marital property – property that was received by one spouse as a gift or inheritance from a third party. Non-marital property could be obtained before or during the marriage. Another...

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DIVISION OF ASSETS, DEBT & PROPERTY IN A DIVORCE

According to Maryland state law, the division of marital property in the case of divorce must be equitable, meaning it must be fair, not necessarily equal. Some couples are able to come to an agreement about how everything should be divided without legal intervention, and are able to submit an agreement for court approval. Others need the help of a divorce attorney in Maryland or mediators to assist in the negotiation of a settlement....

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DESERTION AS A GROUND FOR DIVORCE

Divorce Lawyer in Maryland Explains Desertion as a Ground for Divorce In order to file for divorce in the state of Maryland, several requirements must be met. Unlike no fault states, Maryland requires a specific reason for divorce. If the married couple lives apart for 12 or more months before filing for divorce, this “fault” requirement is waived. Additionally, at least one spouse must be a Maryland resident for at least one year before filing for the divorce. Divorce can be a pretty tricky subject, especially with multiple variables involved. It’s always best to consult a divorce lawyer in Maryland to...

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DIVORCE & SEPARATION IN IMMIGRATION STATUS

A divorce or separation can definitely affect your lawful status and ability to stay in the U.S. if you are in the country on a visa that was granted based on your spouse’s application. If you used your spouse’s status to immigrate within two years of your marriage, you are a conditional resident, and therefore getting a divorce or separation will affect your status. Additionally, divorce or separation may affect your status if your status depends on your spouse’s status. ...

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