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Back to School . . . . But Where?

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

Let’s say you were fortunate enough to resolve the custody and access of your young child following a divorce.  Perhaps, like many couples, you agreed to an equally shared physical custody and decided to have joint legal custody.  You and your ex have been getting along great and co-parenting together.  You only live a… Read More »

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Helpful New Year’s Resolutions – Family Law Litigation Edition

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

The beginning of each year is a great time to reflect on the past year and to look forward to the upcoming year, setting goals and starting (or resuming) new productive habits. There are lots of places to look to for help in setting helpful new year’s resolutions, but if you are involved in… Read More »

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Rebuttable Presumption in Favor of Shared Custody?

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

Maryland Leglislation Proposes a Barrier to “Best Interest of the Child” Standard  When parents are divorcing, or separating, or cannot agree on a custody schedule, they turn to the Courts to make a decision. So what does the Court do? In Maryland, the Court will hear all the evidence presented regarding what each parent… Read More »

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How Our Firm Gives Back to our Community

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

Something that everyone at Weinberg & Schwartz, LLC has always taken a lot of pride in – whether current or past employees, or whether attorneys or staff members – is taking extra time out of our schedules to give back to those that are less fortunate. Over the years, these volunteer efforts have taken… Read More »

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Divorce Depositions Do’s and Dont’s

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

Having your deposition taken during your divorce can be a scary and uncomfortable event.  After all, it is essentially the opportunity, in an adversarial setting, for a professional to interrogate you.  But, with these helpful tips, you can maximize your risk of success! DO prepare for your deposition with your lawyer.  Preparation sessions give… Read More »

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What Can We Learn (NOT to do) From Kanye West’s Social Media Posts

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

Kanye West’s recent social media posts about his wife Kim Kardashian, their children, their divorce, and Kim’s relationship with comedian Pete Davidson has thrust the topic of online postings and comments during divorces and legal disputes into the public spotlight. Though some Kanye backers are quick to point to Kanye’s artistic expression and unique… Read More »

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Why Did I Become a Divorce Lawyer?

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

Every lawyer that has practiced family law, divorce law, child custody law, etc., has been asked by a client, friend, family member, or colleague the same question: What made you want to be in this line of work? The practice of family law can be a difficult space for practitioners. Unlike other types of… Read More »

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What Howard Magazine’s 2021 “Best of” Family Lawyer Means to Us!

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

Weinberg & Schwartz, L.L.C. is thrilled to announce that we have been named “Best Family Lawyer” by the readers of Howard Magazine for 2021. This is the 5th time our firm has been named “Best Family Lawyer” in this poll. While our firm and attorneys have been recognized and awarded throughout the State of… Read More »

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Determing the Equity in the Marital Home

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

In many divorce cases, one of the most valuable assets to be determined and divided is the equity developed in the marital home. For those individuals who have been making years and years of mortgage payments, a substantial amount of equity may have been acquired over time. But even those couples who have not… Read More »

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But Who Gets The Dog?

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

I recently had a client walk into an initial consult and tell me she was willing to give her soon-to-be-ex everything he wanted as long as she got custody of their fur-baby. The fur-baby in question was a beautiful 70 pound Goldendoodle she and her husband had adopted several years ago, during happier times…. Read More »

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