Domestic Violence: What To Do When You’re Ready To Leave

February 27, 2017

The idea of leaving a violent relationship can be scary to navigate on your own, even more so when you must consider how to protect not only yourself but also your children. It takes many victims months or even years to take the final step of leaving the relationship. As you prepare for this transition,…

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What To Know About Late-In-Life Divorce

February 20, 2017

Late-in-life divorce, also known as silver divorce, has become increasingly prevalent in the last 25 years, with the divorce rate for those over the age of 50 doubling. One in four people who go through divorce are now over the age of 50. No matter why a couple might choose to separate, divorce at this…

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Disciplining Your Child Post-Divorce

January 25, 2017

The amount of stress individuals experience during divorce is substantial. Divorcing parents experience the added stress of raising a child in the midst of emotional upheaval too. The family law attorneys at Rodier Family Law offer suggestions for easing the burden of child discipline after a divorce. Work Hard to Co-parent Well When children are…

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Balancing Your Finances During Divorce

January 19, 2017

The emotional toll of divorce on an individual is undeniable. It disrupts all aspects of a person’s life, including their finances. Here, the family law attorneys at Rodier Family Law outline methods for ensuring financial security during and after divorce. Financial stress during divorce is inevitable. Divorce is costly in and of itself, and requires…

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Associate Sarah Gable Named Super Lawyers Rising Star

December 27, 2016

Rodier Family Law Associate Sarah Gable was just named  as a rising star in the recent Super Lawyers publication. See the announcement of the exciting news here:

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De Facto Parenting in Maryland

December 20, 2016

In July of 2016, the Maryland Court of Appeals ruled to increase rights afforded to third party individuals that meet the criteria of “de facto” parents. The family law attorneys at Rodier Family Law examine the ruling and explain what the mandate means for Maryland families. In July, the Maryland Court of Appeals ruled, in…

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Managing College Costs During Divorce

November 21, 2016

If you have college-aged children, the process of divorce can be further complicated by changes in your financial aid eligibility and that of your ex-spouse. The family law attorneys of Rodier Family Law suggest ways of preparing for and better managing college costs during divorce. Whether you are a parent of a newly blended family,…

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Breaking Down The Concept of Nesting

November 10, 2016

The family practice attorneys at Rodier Family Law explain the concept of nesting and offer suggestions on how to determine whether it would be in a family’s best interests to implement it. Divorce is challenging and uncomfortable for every member of a family. Often, children can be impacted negatively by the changes in their daily…

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Post-Divorce Advice: How to Protect Your Children on the Internet

September 19, 2016

The family law attorneys at Rodier Family Law detail various methods of protecting your children on the web after a spousal separation. After official divorce proceedings have concluded, you and your ex-spouse will need to become accustomed to a new co-parenting routine. If your children are old enough to use the internet, they will likely…

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The Basics of Child Custody in Maryland

August 20, 2016

The family law attorneys at Rodier Family Law break down the legal differences between the various types of child custody in the state of Maryland. Child custody cannot be defined simply as a parent’s legal right to a role in his or her child’s life.  Parents who are awarded legal custody have the right to…

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