Blog Archive: July 2016

Posted on Thu, 2016-07-14 13:39 by Rama Taib-Lopez in


This is Part II of a 2-part series on common issues and challenges military servicemembers and their spouses face during a divorce.  Click here to read Part I on jurisdiction, the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, and calculating military income for spousal or child support issues.


Part II


Will Military Retirement Pay be Divided, and if so, how?

One of the biggest issues you can encounter is the division of your or your spouse’s military retirement pay.  The Uniformed Services Former Spouses' Protection Act (USFSPA) governs military retirement pay and provides the state courts the authority to divide a servicemember’s military retirement pay in a divorce.   


Posted on Thu, 2016-07-14 10:17 by Andrew E. Greenwald in


Andrew Greenwald's 2 Part Blog Series "Vacuum Extration Dangers and Consequences" begins here.


Part 1 Of Blog Series: Vacuum Delivery Warnings & Possible Consequences


Handling vacuum extraction cases requires an understanding of the use of the instrument and the consequences of its misuse.  After discussing the warnings to physicians and midwives, the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and other literature, practical information and suggestions, including deposition excerpts, for representing those who may be injured will follow.


Posted on Tue, 2016-07-12 20:39 by Timothy F. Maloney in


On July 5, 2016, partner Timothy F. Maloney won a major victory in the Maryland Court of Appeals, when the state’s highest court ruled unanimously that adults who serve alcohol to minors in Maryland can be held civilly liable for deaths or injuries that result from the minors’ driving in a drunken or impaired condition.


This was the first time that the court had held adults responsible to third parties who were killed or injured as a result of the actions of impaired underage drivers.


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