What Estate Planning Documents to Include 

What Estate Planning Documents to Include  There are a few tasks that people are reluctant to work on such as writing an estate plan. Making one early however, can have many benefits as they address many legal topics and issues that will affect you and your family in the future. Asset protection, beneficiary designation, and…

Common Divorce Myths You Shouldn’t Believe

Getting a divorce can easily be one of the most stressful ordeals of your life. Your family is breaking apart and you’re not sure what the future holds. To make the process a little less stressful, you must understand the facts about divorce. Here are a few myths about divorce that you shouldn’t believe. Hiring…

Do’s and Don’ts of Getting a Divorce

Do Keep Things Civil No matter how bad things have been in your marriage, your divorce will be much easier if you and your spouse can remain civil. Avoid name-calling or playing the blame game. Even in an at-fault divorce, where your spouse did something to irrevocably break the marriage, such as commit adultery, divorce…

Things To Remember During Your Divorce

Going through a divorce is an incredibly stressful and exhausting time. There are so many different people telling you things, there is often some serious tension between you and your spouse, and it’s hard to know up from down most days. While there is information surrounding you, remembering a few simple facts may make the…

How to Proceed After You Receive Divorce Papers

Being served with divorce papers can be very disconcerting, even if you know they are coming. Taking sufficient time to think through your plan and following these steps will help you make the best decisions. Review the Documents When You Are Calm It is tempting to read through divorce papers immediately upon receipt, but it…

A General Divorce Timeline

Are you getting a divorce? If so, you may want to consider hiring a family lawyer who understands the process, what is involved, and how to deal with complications that could arise. To speak with a member of our team, please call today. A General Timeline of the Divorce Process When two people are getting…

Four Top Issues in Divorce Cases

Child Support – How much financial contribution will be paid to the parent of highest custody every month? Child Custody – Which parent will have legal/physical/sole/joint custody? Spousal Support – Does one spouse need financial support due to separation? Property Division – How will liabilities, home, and assets be split up? These issues can quickly…

How Can A Divorce Lawyer Help Me?

At The Law Office of Daniel J. Wright, one of the most common questions people ask us is, “What should I bring to a meeting with a divorce lawyer?” There are certain things in particular that will be helpful when meeting with our divorce lawyers for a consultation. The emotional experience of going through a…

Why do couples file for a legal separation instead of a divorce?

There are many considerations that go into deciding when to get a Maryland divorce. For some, when the marriage has come to an end, divorce may not be an immediate option for various reasons. Couples who do not want to stay together, but are not ready for a divorce, may get what they want by…

Do I Need to Hire a Divorce Lawyer?

Divorce is one of the most difficult things people go through, and divorce can also be one of the more difficult things for lawyers to deal with in court. Divorce is a highly emotional subject matter, which makes each of the parties in the courtroom a little more difficult to reason with sometimes. This is…