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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