What to Do When Your Ex-Spouse Is Not Following Your Custody Agreement

July 2, 2021

Divorce already places strain on a family, especially if children are involved. An ex-spouse that refuses to follow the agreed-upon parenting plan heightens the stress even more. If your ex refuses to follow the parenting plan decided by the Courts, there are steps you can take to file for contempt. Here, the Bel Air child…

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When Should You Request a Change in Your Custody Arrangement?

July 1, 2021

After a divorce and custody matter is settled or resolved at trial, there are times where custody arrangements may need to be modified thereafter in order to fit a family’s new or changing circumstances.  Several instances may warrant material changes which would permit a party to request that a court modify custody or visitation to…

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An Overview of Adoption by a Private Party in Maryland

June 24, 2021

Adoption is a comprehensive but rewarding process for many families. There are a plethora of requirements associated with adopting a child, and unforeseen roadblocks can pop up no matter how straightforward the case may seem.  If you are looking to adopt the child of someone you already know, that can add another layer of complexity…

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4 Things You Should Avoid in the Midst of a Custody Case

May 24, 2021

If you are currently going through a divorce, adding on a battle over the custody of your children can add another layer of stress and uncertainty. It is important to understand how decisions you make as a parent can affect your child custody case. In order to ensure the best outcome in your case, you should…

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What to Do When You Are Concerned for Your Child’s Safety During Visitation

April 27, 2021

Custody rights can feel hard to navigate, especially if you worry for your child’s safety when they are with the other parent. Here, the team of Bel Air divorce and family lawyers at Rodier Family Law outlines the legal avenues you can take to protect your child if you are concerned for their wellbeing during…

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What Are the Differences Between Alimony & Child Support?

April 27, 2021

Financial situations both during and after a divorce can get very messy very quickly, whether it is paying off mutual debts or deciding who will take ownership of the marital home. One of the most frequent financial issues to arise are those of alimony and/or child support, and whether or not a spouse is entitled…

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Resources for Victims of Domestic Violence

March 15, 2021

If you or a loved one is either currently experiencing or has suffered through domestic violence, it can be intimidating to speak up and reach out for help. Everyone deserves freedom from an unhealthy relationship and domestic violence, and the divorce attorneys at Rodier Family Law want you to know that you are not alone.…

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When You Should Consider Skipping Divorce Mediation

March 15, 2021

Divorce can induce high emotions and cause great amounts of stress, especially when couples can’t seem to find a common ground whilst dividing assets and plan for their lives post-marriage. Some couples find mediation as a solution, with a mediator acting as an impartial third party to assist in creating their post-divorce life plans. With…

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When and Why You Should Consider Depositions in Divorce

March 3, 2021

Divorce is a trying time for any couple especially with some cases lasting even longer than a year from the time the case is filed. Between division of marital property, assets and debt allocation, in addition to child and spousal support awards, there are many legal actions and items that can be part of a…

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Social Media & Divorce: Your Digital Life Has an Impact

March 3, 2021

Social media has an impact on every aspect of our everyday lives: school, work, family, and even divorce. If you are currently going through a divorce, you may already be experiencing high levels of stress and overwhelming emotions. A study conducted by researchers at Boston University and the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile found a…

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