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Hazards of informal advice: friends, family and cocktail parties (access required)

There is a well-worn joke about a lawyer who runs into an old acquaintance on the street. “I’m so glad to see you!” the friend ...

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Dementia issues add fresh layers of complexity to divorce (access required)

You’ve likely already heard the term “gray divorce,” which refers to the rising rate of divorces among spouses age 50 and older. As the average ...

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De facto parenthood: Consent of both parents required in Md. (access required)

In the 2016 case, Conover v. Conover, Maryland’s Court of Appeals recognized the rights of “de facto parents.” Conover v. Conover, 450 Md. 51, 146 ...

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’Til death do us part … but then what? (access required)

Most estate planning lawyers (as well as family law attorneys) would agree that it makes good sense for a couple who has separate finances and ...

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