Divorce and Separation Articles

How Are Retirement Accounts Divided During Divorce?

Dividing assets during a divorce can be stressful for both parties, especially when it involves retirement funds. Here, the Maryland divorce attorneys at Rodier Family Law discuss how 401(k) plans and other defined-contribution retirement plans can be divided during a divorce. What are Different Types of Retirement Accounts? Both 401(k) plans and IRA plans can…

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Everything to Know About Postnuptial Agreements

While you may be familiar with the intricacies of prenuptial agreements, many individuals are unaware of the importance of postnuptial agreements and what they mean for couples going through a divorce. Here, the Maryland divorce attorneys at Rodier Family Law provide an overview of postnuptial agreements as well as the differences and similarities between prenuptial…

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The Pros and Cons of Alternative Avenues to Divorce

While there are alternative options available that couples can consider when ending their marriage, a litigated divorce is one way to ensure your individual situation is properly assessed by experienced divorce attorneys. By choosing divorce over alternative avenues such as mediation, your attorney can assist you in pursuing what is legally yours as a result…

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What You Need to Know About Divorce When You Have Adopted Children

Divorce is a stressful and difficult situation for all individuals involved, both parents and children. However, if you are going through a divorce and you have adopted children, it is important to understand that this life event may have a heightened impact on your children due to their life experiences. Adopted children may have a…

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How Getting Remarried Impacts Alimony

If you have been divorced and currently collect or pay alimony and are planning to remarry, you may be wondering how alimony is going to be impacted by your new relationship status. Here, the divorce and family law attorneys at Rodier Family Law explain ways in which your alimony payments may change if you get…

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Setting Boundaries After Divorce

Even after your divorce is finalized, you may still have to communicate with your former spouse, especially if children are involved. Here, the Maryland divorce attorneys at Rodier Family Law offer tips to setting boundaries after divorce that are necessary in maintaining a cordial relationship with your ex.  Create a Healthy Environment After a married…

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Divorce in Maryland: Know Your Rights

Divorce regulations vary from state to state, which is why it is important to review the legal requirements for divorce in your state of residence. Here, the family law and divorce attorneys at Rodier Family Law provide a detailed overview of divorce laws specific to Maryland. What are Standard Maryland Divorce Rights? Basic Maryland divorce…

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Spousal Spying: What to Do If You Think Your Ex is Spying on You

While new technological advancements in this digital age are surely exciting, with them comes this unfortunate reality: it is now easier than ever to keep track of the people in our lives. This is especially true in instances of separation and divorce—spouses have access to a wide variety of mobile applications, tracking devices, spyware and…

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Seeking Therapy During Divorce

Seeking therapy during divorce is one of many important actions spouses can take to help a divorce progress as smoothly and amicably as possible. Here, the family law attorneys at Rodier Family Law discuss some key points regarding therapy and divorce. Therapy can Be an Effective Tool for Coping with Divorce Divorce can cause spouses…

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What If My Spouse is Hiding Assets? What to Know About Hidden Assets in Divorce

Even though hiding assets during divorce proceedings is improper, it does occasionally occur. Fortunately, divorce attorneys, with the assistance of financial professionals such as forensic accountants, are often able to detect signs of fraud or deception, and hidden assets can sometimes be revealed. Here, the divorce attorneys at Rodier Family Law provide information on hidden…

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