Filing your taxes after divorce or during marital separation can turn a regular tax-season headache into a migraine. The first step to take is deciding your filing status. Can you file as Single or Head of Household? When do you need to file Married (Jointly or Separately)? Use this resource to help figure out what status is best for you.
This resource provides a checklist of items and information clients may want to consider gathering before their first meeting with a divorce attorney. While it is not necessary to have all of this information prior to your first meeting, it can be helpful to an introductory discussion with your lawyer.
Making the decision to get divorced is a difficult one, as is the manner in which you choose to get divorced. Your first meeting with any attorney should include a discussion of the available methods of dispute resolution, including the likelihood that your spouse might engage in alternatives to litigation.
If you are getting a divorce, wanting to move on with your life is perfectly normal. There are, however, some important considerations when deciding whether to start dating while your divorce is in progress. It it considered adultery? Can dating affect custody? Learn more.
Explains how mediation works in Maryland with divorcing couples; including the advantages of mediation and the court and attorneys involvement in the process.