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Dad ‘responsible’ for IVF baby (access required)

A father who attempted to deny legal responsibility for a child conceived through in vitro fertilization during a since-ended marriage is responsible for providing support to the child even though they are not biologically related, the Court of Special Appeals ...

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Md. revamps in vitro coverage mandate (access required)

Maryland same-sex couples who wanted to take advantage of a state law that requires insurers to cover pricey in vitro fertilization treatments used to face insurmountable obstacles. The law generally mandated that couples demonstrate a history of infertility of at ...

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Nacho Mama’s legal fight (access required)

The family of the late Patrick “Scunny” McCusker is battling in Baltimore City Orphans’ Court over the estate of his late father. McCusker’s widow, Jacqueline, is seeking to remove McCusker’s brother, Joseph, as personal representative of John Charles McCusker’s estate ...

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Md. divorce, made easier (access required)

Maryland family law will see a significant change Oct. 1, when married couples without minor children will be able to divorce through settlement agreement and forgo the state’s one-year separation requirement before terminating a marriage. In fact, couples will no ...

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