Switch to ADA Accessible Theme
Close Menu
X ~ CONGRATULATIONS ~ Founding Partners Jolie Weinberg and Marni Schwartz have been named to the Maryland Top 100 Lawyers and Maryland Top 50 Women Lists
Columbia Divorce Lawyer
Get Help With Your
Family Law Matters Today!
410-997-0203
A Family Law Firm That Puts Families First

Tag Archives: family law

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 »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
kanye west

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 »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
bestofhoward2021_winner_K

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 »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

#FreeBritney Let’s Be Honest, Does Britney Spears Need A Guardian? 

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

There was a lot of talk recently about Britney Spears and whether or not she needs a guardianship (a/k/a conservatorship). People don’t really understand guardianships but to most it just doesn’t seem fair in many people’s eyes. The focus is why does her dad control her and her money and why can’t everyone (especially… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
house

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 »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

Top 10 Things To Bring To The First Meeting With Your Divorce Attorney

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

Documents evidencing your and your spouse’s assets; such as: Bank Statements Brokerage Statements 401k, 403b, IRA, Roth-IRA, SEP-IRA, TSP, Pension Statements, FERS or CSRS Statements Bonds Mutual Fund Statements College Fund Statements Stock Option Statements   Information evidencing the value of your family home, vacation home, rental properties; such as: Zillow Zestimate Values from… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

How Old Does My Child Have to be to Decide Where They Will Live?

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

Any attorney who regularly practices family law has heard some version of the question: how old does my child have to be to decide which parent they will live with? The answer, not surprisingly, can depend very much on the circumstances facing the particular family. Ultimately, the child’s preference is one factor in the… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

Can I Get a Legal Separation?

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

Can I get a legal separation? The short answer is “no”, but that’s because in Maryland, there is no such thing as a “legal separation”. So what constitutes a separation? You and your spouse living separate and apart with the intention of ending your marriage, and without cohabitation or sexual intercourse during that time…. Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

Custody and Access in the Time of Covid-19

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

Covid-19 has had a monumental impact on almost all aspects of life.  Many people have grown accustomed to working from home, going to school from home, and spending lengthy periods of time in quarantine.  With all of the regulations and protocols that are in place, how are parents supposed to follow their custody and… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

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 »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn