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TOP 10 NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS FOR PARENTS INVOLVED IN CUSTODY LITIGATION (CONTESTED OR UNCONTESTED)

By Weinberg & Schwartz, L.L.C. |

Do not disparage your co-parent to your children.  Your children are keenly aware (even at a very young age) that they share the characteristics and DNA of both of their parents.  Putting down your co-parent is identical to putting down your child and will ultimately diminish your child’s confidence and self-worth.   Do check… Read More »

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The Divorce Pandemic and Hope for 2021

By Weinberg & Schwartz, L.L.C. |

No one will dispute that this is probably one of the hardest years in decades.  It’s not that there haven’t been tough years in the past, it is just in most of our lifetimes, this year has been grueling.  It is tough partly because we miss our lives: hugs & affection, our friends, having… Read More »

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BUT YOUR HONOR, I HAVE A PRENUP! Kelly Clarkson’s soon-to-be Ex asks for $436,000/month in support

By Weinberg & Schwartz, L.L.C. |

Earlier this year, Kelly Clarkson announced her separation from her husband of seven years, Brandon Blackstock. If you don’t know who Clarkson is, I applaud you for not being consumed by television shows, music, and gossip media – most of us are not that disciplined. Clarkson, the season one winner of American Idol has… Read More »

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Keep Money In Your Wallet During the Discovery Phase

By Weinberg & Schwartz, L.L.C. |

One of the most daunting phases of litigation is the discovery phase. Discovery is each party’s opportunity to begin gathering information and evidence from the other party and to begin building their case. The two most commonly used forms of discovery are Interrogatories and Request for Production of Documents. Interrogatories are one party’s opportunity… Read More »

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Cardi B and Offset Reconcile (again!): What does Reconciliation mean?

By Weinberg & Schwartz, L.L.C. |

Rappers Cardi B and Offset (one member of the rap trio “Migos”) have publicly reconciled (again) after Cardi B filed for divorce in September 2020. The couple has been married for three years, by way of a private marriage ceremony in September 2017. They have a two year old daughter together, Kulture. Cardi B… Read More »

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Mediation or a Hollywood Nightmare

By Weinberg & Schwartz, L.L.C. |

By now everyone has seen The War of the Roses, Kramer v. Kramer, or, most recently, Marriage Story.  It seems Hollywood likes to illustrate divorce as being highly adversarial, uncontrollably emotional, and exceedingly expensive.  The reality is that most couples are able to achieve a divorce from one another without those negative aspects, especially… Read More »

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Maryland Parenting Plans and What They Mean to Parents

By Weinberg & Schwartz, L.L.C. |

Parenting Plans are now a requirement for litigants going through the Maryland court system. A Parenting Plan is a written agreement between parents that sets forth their plan for raising their child(ren) in the child(ren)’s best interest.  The courts throughout the state now require parents to work on a Parenting Plan either with the… Read More »

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10 Ideas For How To NOT Let Covid-19 Take The Fun Out of Halloween 2020

By Weinberg & Schwartz, L.L.C. |

Halloween is the absolute favorite holiday of most American children.  Unfortunately, many of our Halloween traditions do not lend themselves to Covid-19 safe practices.  The 10 Halloween activities below are listed from lower to higher risk in accordance with CDC Guidelines.   LOW RISK Pumpkin Carving and/or Painting Carve and/or paint pumpkins with members… Read More »

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The Notorious Ruth Bader Ginsburg

By Weinberg & Schwartz, L.L.C. |

Ruth Bader Ginsberg, affectionately known by her fans as “RBG”, was a pillar in the legal community for many reasons.  She was a bright student graduating high school at 15 years of age.  Ruth Bader Ginsberg was married after graduating Cornell and was employed by the Social Security Administration only to be demoted after… Read More »

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Five Fun and Safe Activities For the Whole Family

By Weinberg & Schwartz, L.L.C. |

Fall is just around the corner and the weather is finally starting to become more bearable, dare we even say, enjoyable. If the summer heat kept you mostly indoors and at home the last couple of months, take advantage of the cooler fall months and enjoy these outdoor low-risk activities safely with your family:… Read More »

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