Category Archives: Family Law

To see articles written by our attorneys on a range of topics, just use the links to the right.
Hiding Assets In Cryptocurrency

When going through a divorce, identifying and locating your spouse’s assets can often be a complicated and challenging endeavor. With the rise in the popularity of cryptocurrency in recent years, this task has become even more complex. Cryptocurrency is a currency that is maintained digitally and without reliance on banks or other central authorities. The…READ MORE

Author: Jennifer A. Manley-Kapoor 04/05/2022

What To Look For In A Military Divorce Lawyer

Do military lawyers help with divorce? How long does a divorce take for someone in the military? If you’re in the military (or married to a military service member) and you are going through a divorce, you’re not alone, and you may be asking yourself questions like these. Divorce can be a difficult and painful…READ MORE

Author: Jennifer A. Manley-Kapoor, Larry Burch, Larry Burch, Larry Burch, Natasha Nazareth, Larry Burch, Larry Burch 09/26/2019

What’s In and Out: How the New Tax Law May affect Family Law

The recently passed federal tax legislation raised questions and concerns for many people. The final word is still out on the implications, but here are a few observations about how the changes might come into play in the kind of family law issues that I help my clients navigate on a daily basis.* Alimony taxation…READ MORE

Author: Jennifer A. Manley-Kapoor, Larry Burch, Larry Burch, Larry Burch, Natasha Nazareth, Larry Burch, Larry Burch, Cathy LaRue 01/31/2018

Child Support for Adult Disabled Children

If you have an adult child with a disability or medical condition, you may be obligated to pay child support indefinitely if you divorce, separate, or even if you never married your child’s other parent. In Maryland, as in most other states, both parents have an obligation to support their minor children financially. That means…READ MORE

Author: Jennifer A. Manley-Kapoor, Larry Burch, Larry Burch, Larry Burch, Natasha Nazareth, Larry Burch, Larry Burch, Cathy LaRue, Cathy LaRue 11/24/2017

If your divorce is amicable, do you need a lawyer?

Sometimes, couples want to avoid lawyers when they seek an amicable divorce.  They may believe that lawyers are unnecessary because their property division is amicable and “simple.”  Or they fear that their spouse will perceive the involvement of a lawyer as adversarial. But consider this: even in an amicable divorce you must fully understand your…READ MORE

Author: Jennifer A. Manley-Kapoor, Larry Burch, Larry Burch, Larry Burch, Natasha Nazareth, Larry Burch, Larry Burch, Cathy LaRue, Cathy LaRue, Cathy LaRue 04/26/2017

Why Pre-nups Are Not Only for Rich and Famous People

You don’t have to be a Kardashian to need a premarital (prenuptial) agreement. Here’s why. Many of us enter into marriages after years of successful earning and asset accumulation. Maybe you built a business. You may expect to inherit money. Maybe you’re really attached to the beach house you owned before you met. Even if…READ MORE

Author: Jennifer A. Manley-Kapoor, Larry Burch, Larry Burch, Larry Burch, Natasha Nazareth, Larry Burch, Larry Burch, Cathy LaRue, Cathy LaRue, Cathy LaRue, Cathy LaRue 09/30/2016

You May Be Liable If You Let Minors Drink at Home in Maryland

Be forewarned: If you permit an underage driver to drink alcohol in your home, you may be subject to civil liability. On July 5th, the highest court in Maryland ruled that adults can be liable for the harm suffered or caused by persons under 21 whom they knowingly permit to drink on their property. Maryland does…READ MORE

Author: Jennifer A. Manley-Kapoor, Larry Burch, Larry Burch, Larry Burch, Natasha Nazareth, Larry Burch, Larry Burch, Cathy LaRue, Cathy LaRue, Cathy LaRue, Cathy LaRue, hedwards 07/25/2016