Starting the New Year Fresh: Resolutions for Healthy Co-Parenting After Divorce

January 15, 2024

As we head into a new year, it’s the perfect time to reflect on the past and set intentions for a brighter future. For divorced parents, navigating co-parenting dynamics can be challenging, but it’s crucial to prioritize the well-being of your children. In this blog post, the experienced attorneys at Rodier Family Law explore resolutions…

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The Best Interests of the Child: How Courts Decide Custody

December 21, 2023

In family law, when it comes to determining custody arrangements during separation or divorce, courts prioritize the best interests of the child above all else. Understanding how this crucial principle shapes custody decisions is fundamental for parents navigating these challenging circumstances. Below, the experienced child custody attorneys at Rodier Family Law discuss how child custody…

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Maryland’s Will Formalities: Ensuring the Validity of Your Will

December 1, 2023

Drafting a will is a pivotal step in securing your legacy and ensuring your wishes are honored after your passing. However, in Maryland, as in many other states, there are specific formalities that must be adhered to for a will to be legally valid. At Rodier Family Law, we understand the importance of navigating these…

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Child Custody and the Holiday Season: Coordinating Celebrations

December 1, 2023

The holiday season is usually a time of joy and celebration, but for families navigating child custody arrangements, it can also bring unique challenges. Balancing festive traditions and time spent with loved ones becomes even more intricate when parents are no longer together. At Rodier Family Law, we understand the importance of maintaining meaningful holiday…

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Should You Contest Your Divorce? A Divorce Lawyer Answers

October 17, 2023

Divorce can be a complex and emotional process. When years of commingled lives end in disagreement it can be difficult to reach a settlement with your spouse that suits everyone’s needs. In this article, the experienced attorneys at Rodier Family Law discuss four reasons why you should contest your divorce. What is a Contested Divorce?…

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Four Tips for Hiring an Attorney During Divorce Mediation

September 22, 2023

Divorce can be a complex and emotional process, especially when hiring an attorney. In this article, the experienced attorneys at Rodier Family Law discuss four tips for hiring an attorney during divorce mediation.    What is Divorce Mediation? Divorce mediation is an out-of-court process in which each spouse meets with a mediator to determine issues…

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What You Need to Know About Financial Settlements After Divorce

September 22, 2023

Divorce can be a complex and emotional process, especially when your finances are split. In this article, the experienced attorneys at Rodier Family Law discuss six things you need to know about financial settlements after divorce.    Many People Run Through Their Settlement Money Quickly Many divorcing people burn through their settlement money rapidly. It…

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Modifying Child Support and Spousal Support After a Divorce is Finalized

August 24, 2023

Divorce can be difficult and stressful, especially when thinking about child support and spousal support. After a divorce is finalized, many people wonder if it is possible to modify child support and spousal support. In this article, the experienced attorneys at Rodier Family Law explore when this change is possible and how to make the…

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Six Ways to Make Your Divorce Easier for Your Children

August 24, 2023

Divorce can be a complex and emotional process, especially when children are involved. In this article, the experienced attorneys at Rodier Family Law discuss six ways to make divorce easier for your children.   Be honest Breaking the news to your kids is just as difficult for them to hear as it is for you…

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Sam Rodier and Kristen Barrett Become Fellows of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

July 25, 2023

Sam Rodier and Kristen Barrett Become Fellows of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Harford County Attorneys Achieve Distinction in Family Law November 2022 In a remarkable achievement, Sam Rodier and Kristen M. Barrett, prominent attorneys based in Harford County, were honored as Fellows of the esteemed American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) in November…

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