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What is Contempt?

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

Civil constructive contempt in the context of family law in Maryland refers to a situation where a party violates a court order or disregards a judicial process related to a family law matter. This type of contempt can occur in various family law situations, such as divorce, child custody, and support cases. When a… Read More »

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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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Does Kim Kardasian Really Need Child Support from Kanye West?

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

Background Kim Kardasian and Kanye West, who legally changed his name to “Ye” last year, were married in 2014 in a lavish and high profile wedding. The parties have 4 children from their marriage. Kim filed for divorce in February, 2021 citing irreconcilable differences. The court granted her divorce in March of 2022. Net… Read More »

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An Interview with a Weinberg & Schwartz Paralegal

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We sat down with Jaclyn Nieberlein, one of the paralegals here at Weinberg & Schwartz. Jackie, tell us how you came to join the team at W&S? After graduating college with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, I started working at the Circuit Court for Howard County as a civil courtroom clerk to start… 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

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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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Back to School Tips

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

It’s now time for back to school and everybody wonders how can I get through the school year with the least possible disruption and the smoothest transition so that the children will have a healthy and organized year? Some pointers include the following: Make sure you fill out all those stacks of school forms… Read More »

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An Interview with a Weinberg & Schwartz Paralegal

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

We sat down with Tonya L. Wise, one of the paralegals here at Weinberg & Schwartz. Tonya, tell us how you came to join the team at Weinberg & Schwartz? I joined W&S as an intern in order to get my “foot in the door” with an established and reputable law firm, while working… Read More »

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Mediation: The Way to Get a Quick and Cheap Divorce

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

So you and your spouse have decided to proceed with the dreaded “D” word – Divorce. You’ve heard horror stories about it taking years and costing tons of money in legal feels and smartly, you want to avoid all of that. Well guess what? You totally can! In October of 2015, the legislature enacted… Read More »

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