Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog - Family Law

Posted on Fri, 2013-11-08 20:33 by in Family Law


As a family law practitioner, there have been numerous occasions when a client or potential new client contacts me and says that they think they have an easy case – that they “have this one in the bag.”  However, slam dunk cases are hard to come by.


Posted on Fri, 2013-10-11 21:03 by in Family Law


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24 hour marriages and even quicker divorces - Hollywood is full of them. On June 29, 2012, Katie Holmes filed for divorce and by July 9, 2012, her and her famous ex had hammered out a divorce agreement settling all issues with regards to property, custody and support. A mere two weeks after filing divorce, both Katie and Tom were able to walk the next red carpet solo. So can your divorce be this easy? Well, yes . . . and no.


Posted on Fri, 2013-10-04 16:33 by in Family Law


While divorce is not what most couples hope for, some couples find that it’s inevitable.  That doesn’t mean that a knock-down drag-out fight is inevitable.  Many couples opt for the “friendly divorce” also known as collaborative law or collaborative practice.


Posted on Fri, 2013-09-06 19:49 by in Family Law, Labor Employment

 


2013 ushered in many changes in the New Year, among them the legalizing of same-sex marriages in Maryland. Now, legally married same-sex couples in Maryland will receive the same benefits (and headaches) as their friends in heterosexual marriages, under the new Rev. Rule 2013-17.


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