The Difference between Limited and Absolute Divorce in Maryland

June 19, 2015

The family law attorneys at Rodier Family Law explain the differences between limited and absolute divorce in Maryland. When discussing the procedures associated with divorce, many people assume there is one process with little to no room for adjustments. Because family law significantly differs than any other practice of law, such as criminal or personal…

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Divorcing During Your Senior Years: 5 Things You Need to Know

May 18, 2015

The family law attorneys at Rodier Family Law offer five important tips people should consider while divorcing during their senior years. As unfortunate as it may sound, divorce can happen for any couple at any age, no matter how long they’ve been married. Many people assume that once both spouses pass a certain age, divorce…

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How Social Media Can Impact Your Divorce

April 15, 2015

The family law attorneys at Rodier Family Law explain how social media activity can affect a couple going through a divorce. With the rise in activity on social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, etc.) for both personal and business reasons, our lives are increasingly becoming open books, viewable by an ever-increasing network of connections. Social…

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A Guide to Preparing a Financial Statement for Your Divorce

March 26, 2015

Money is a hot topic of discussion for almost every couple, even if they’re happily married. If a couple decides to call it quits and pursue a divorce, then the issue of money can become even more controversial, and is often a central point of contention in the divorce proceedings. More often than not, the…

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Why You Need a Lawyer for Your Divorce

March 11, 2015

Abraham Lincoln said, “The man who represents himself has a fool for a client,” and while that may be a bit strongly worded, there is some truth to it.  There are hundreds of articles circulating that offer tips on how to cut costs throughout the divorce process. One of the most common suggestions provided is…

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Late-Life Divorce and the Need for Health Insurance Coverage

February 27, 2015

Health care is an important issue for anyone who is aging, but for those over 50 who may find themselves in the middle of a divorce, health insurance coverage can become a key source of contention. Knowing what approach to take when preparing for the future and being informed of your health care options will…

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Collaborative Divorce: The Peaceful Process

December 22, 2014

Divorce can cause significant financial and emotional stress.  However, there is an alternative to mediation and/or litigation which is becoming increasingly popular, collaborative divorce. As a means of reaching agreement between a divorcing couple, collaborative practice “provides you and your spouse or partner with the support and guidance of your own lawyers without going to…

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An Introduction to Alimony

December 15, 2014

The complicated process of divorce can become more difficult when it comes to determining alimony. Different from child support, alimony has no specific calculated method or guidelines in deciding on the amount and type. There are three types of alimony in Maryland: pendente lite, rehabilitative and indefinite. Pendente Lite The phrase pendente lite means “pending…

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Three Things to Consider Before You and Your Spouse Divorce

November 14, 2014

The family law attorneys at Rodier Family Law offer three steps to help prepare for the divorce process. Although marriage signifies forever, let’s face it—forever is not always the reality. Everyone encounters different situations in life, and one thing can lead to another, which can result in divorce. There is no easy way to broach…

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