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Posted on Thu, 2023-08-24 17:36 by David Bulitt in

Divorce in and of itself is an emotional, challenging and life changing process. Individuals going through divorce experience higher rates of cancer, heart disease, diabetes and other chronic ailments. Mental illness, substance abuse, insomnia and depression also increase during the course of and subsequent to a divorce. And that is just the adults. The statistics for children of separation and divorce are staggering - increased depression, anger, anxiety, loneliness, impulsive behaviors and acting out – just to name a few.

Posted on Fri, 2023-07-28 09:21 by Debora Fajer-Smith in

Employers and employees must work together to safeguard the workforce – but what if the worst happens?

Posted on Fri, 2023-01-20 06:00 by in Estate Planning, Trusts Estates, Estate & Trust Planning

As we age, it is important to consider the future and how our assets can benefit our loved ones. With an estate plan in place, you can ensure that your family has the support they need after you are gone.

Posted on Mon, 2022-11-14 10:19 by in

If you are currently embroiled in a custody dispute or have a family member, co-worker or colleague going through a custody dispute, you may have wondered does the Court consider the child’s input or desires.  We’ll examine that and additional factors in child custody decisions.

Posted on Thu, 2022-11-10 10:11 by in

As the name would imply, a prenuptial agreement is an agreement determining how to divide your assets in the event of a divorce or dissolution of the marriage.  So, you can’t enter into a prenuptial agreement after marriage, but that does not prevent you from reach an agreement on how to treat assets in the event of a divorce.  While it is not discussed as frequently as prenuptial agreements, you can sign a post-nuptial agreement.

Posted on Mon, 2022-10-17 09:54 by in

Title IX is a civil rights law focused on preventing educational discrimination, harassment, and retaliation based on sex. Learn more.

Title IX states that:

 No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance. 

Posted on Tue, 2022-10-04 11:23 by in Civil Litigation

This is the second installment in a recap series that aims to summarize the reported cases coming out of the Maryland appellate courts: the Maryland Court of Appeals, and the Maryland Court of Special Appeals. Detailed by Joseph, Greenwald & Laake associate, this document provides a synopsis of the Courts’ opinions.

In our first installment, we covered cases decided by the courts since January 2022. Read on as we progress through more recent cases tackled in Maryland.

Posted on Fri, 2022-09-02 06:12 by in Labor and Employment

If you’re looking into an employment law issue, you may have heard of the EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission), and the MCCR (Maryland Commission on Civil Rights). They have similar goals, but apply differently, and differ in terms of their proceedings. Here, we explore what makes them unique, and the impact they have on employees.

Posted on Wed, 2022-08-03 12:16 by in Civil Litigation

This is the first in a series of recaps on the reported cases coming out of the Maryland appellate courts: the Maryland Court of Appeals, and the Maryland Court of Special Appeals. This post provides a synopsis of the Courts’ opinions, as detailed by Joseph, Greenwald & Laake associate.

Here, we begin with recaps and explanations of the cases decided by the courts in January 2022.

(Note: The Maryland Court of Appeals’ attorney grievance and bar matters will not be covered.)

Posted on Fri, 2022-07-08 13:20 by in Family Law

Many genuine, loving couples choose to get a prenuptial agreement to protect themselves, one another, and their families. Here, we outline some of the most common reasons, to help you decide if a prenuptial agreement is right for you.