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Tag Archives: divorce

Custody changes urged

The long-held presumption under Maryland law that divorced parents be given joint legal and shared physical custody of their children must be replaced with a clear focus on the best interest of the child, a state commission examining custody issues concluded in a report released Monday.

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Rules committee favors collaborative proposal

A push for collaboration rather than litigation in divorce and other civil disputes gained momentum in Maryland on Thursday, when the Judiciary’s rules committee gave preliminary approval to a proposal spelling out attorneys’ responsibilities before, during and after a collaborative law process.

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Today’s divorces can mean cake and eating it, too

Divorce parties

Event planners, bakers, lawyers and academics note the rise of "divorce parties" over the last several years, many with cakes featuring weapon-wielding brides or gloomy black frosting on inverted tiers.

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‘The Most Painful Show on Earth’

Jack Gilden

By now, most law firms have their own online resources, and any motivated attorney can create a blog. But Jack Gilden wanted to aggregate a wide variety of options in one web location — a central website where professionals can reach a broader audience of potential clients.

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