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How To File for Divorce in Maryland

Posted in Divorce on August 28, 2019

Filing for a divorce in Maryland is similar to doing so in many other states, but there are a few different requirements and steps to take in order to ultimately end a marriage and divide up assets and debts with the help of an Annapolis divorce lawyer. Residency and Where to File for Divorce One… read more

What is The Difference Between Limited Divorce & Absolute Divorce?

Posted in Divorce,Family Law on August 22, 2019

Maryland couples have two options when filing for divorce, limited or absolute. The type of divorce a couple chooses depends on the particulars of their situation. An experienced divorce lawyer at Arn Family Law can discuss the options in further detail as they pertain to your case and go over which one may be the… read more

Best Apps and Online Tools for Co-Parents

Posted in Divorce on August 17, 2018

Technology, including the internet, can be used unwisely, especially in the context of divorce and family law. Many divorces have started with a bored spouse looking up an old flame on social media, and many custody battles have been inflamed by social media posts and photos. But there are also many good uses for technology… read more

Social Media and Your Divorce

Posted in Divorce on May 23, 2018

Social media is an essential part of our lives. It’s where we get our news, share pictures of our kids and pets, connect or reconnect with faraway friends and relatives, and announce important events in our lives. Most of us can’t imagine living without it. In a divorce, social media can act as both a life… read more

How the New Tax Law Affects Divorcing Couples

Posted in Divorce on February 28, 2018

Divorce has always had tax implications, but with the enactment of the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), some of the ways in which divorce and the tax code intersect have changed. If you are in the midst of a divorce or contemplating filing for one, you need to be aware of how the… read more

How to Talk to Your Kids About Divorce

Posted in Divorce on December 6, 2017

Getting divorced is hard. For many parents, one of the hardest parts of the process is telling their kids. Unfortunately, there’s no magic formula for how to talk to your kids about divorce. Kids vary not only in age but in temperament, so in addition to an initial gathering where the news is broken to… read more

Five Financial Musts for When Your Divorce is Final

Posted in Divorce on August 9, 2017

Divorce is a journey, and often an uncomfortable, exhausting one. Regardless of whether your divorce was amicable or highly contentious, when it’s finally over, and you have that divorce decree in your hand, it’s likely that you won’t want to deal with anything divorce-related for a good long time. Unfortunately, before you can file your divorce… read more

Preparing for Success in Divorce Mediation

Posted in Divorce on May 5, 2017

When your divorce trial is looming, you and your attorney put a lot of effort into preparations. Your attorney has been gathering, sorting, and analyzing evidence for months, making witness lists and preparing to question you and other witnesses on the stand. In fact, you wouldn’t dream of heading to trial without these extensive preparations…. read more

Want to Have a Baby? Call a Lawyer.

Posted in Family Law Attorney on August 5, 2016

Although many people primarily associate family law with divorce and marital dissolution, family law also plays an important role in family construction. Assisted reproductive technology (ART) has been rapidly progressing in recent decades, opening up several avenues for people to have children, but the law has struggled to keep pace with emerging technologies. Surrogacy is… read more

Know Your Divorce Options: Comparing Collaborative, Mediation, and Litigation

Posted in Divorce on March 15, 2016

Every couple, every marriage, and every divorce is different. You owe it to yourself, and especially to your children if you have any, to learn your divorce options and choose the path that’s best for you. Most people think of divorce as taking place in a courtroom, but for many people, alternative dispute resolution options… read more