26 Oct 2017

How do I get started?

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” ~~ Benjamin Franklin If you are seriously considering divorce, you need to prepare before you begin a conversation with your spouse. This is the time, before you speak to your spouse, to consult with an attorney. In a productive divorce planning consultation, you will explore your […]

26 Oct 2017

PLANNING FOR DIVORCE

“Failing to plan is planning to fail” ~~ Alan Lakein Preparing for a divorce is an intense and involved process. It is critical that you understand your financial wealth and what effect divorce will have on that wealth. Gathering and copying all documents that pertain to assets and savings is critical. You should collect copies […]

24 Oct 2017

Issues Unique to Same Sex Marriages

While the laws governing marriages and divorce are the same whether it is a heterosexual couple or same sex couple. However; several issues are unique to same sex couples, and the resolution to those issues are just beginning to be worked out in the judiciary. The most controversial issues involve custody, and the parents’ rights […]

30 Jun 2017

The ‘Travel Ban:’ Terms and Conditions

As most of the country expected, the Supreme Court made a decision on June 26, 2017 to review the injunctions placed on President Trump’s travel ban. Prior to Monday, the travel ban implemented by Executive Orders 13769 and 13780 was temporarily put on hold due to injunctions issued by the lower courts. The Supreme Court’s […]

27 Jun 2017

Is the President’s ‘Travel Ban’ Illegal?

The short answer is: we don’t know yet. President Trump’s ‘travel ban’ is actually the culmination of Executive Order 13769 and Executive Order 13780. Both of these Orders have a number of previsions and the travel ban is just one of many. By and large, the Orders limit immigration, especially for individuals seeking asylum or […]

12 Jun 2017

The Maryland Dream Act

The DREAM Act was first suggested in 2001 in an attempt to help young immigrants who were brought to the U.S. before the age of 16 attain higher education despite their immigration status. This is a more common problem than many Americans might think. Children who have been raised in the U.S. for most of […]

05 Dec 2016

New Laws Went Into Effect Last Month in Maryland

Crackdowns on drunken driving prompted by alcohol-related deaths and an effort to increase police accountability are among the laws taking effect in Maryland Oct. 1. Here’s a list some of the laws that will go into effect: DRUNKEN DRIVING-IGNITION INTERLOCK All drivers convicted of driving under the influence of alchohol will have to blow into […]

14 Nov 2016

Who is responsible for goods that are defective or dangerous?

As consumers we may find ourselves in situations where the goods we purchase do not only result defective but also dangerous to our health and safety. Goods that do not function properly may also damage surrounding property and goods. For instance, an iron that catches fire may not only hurt the person using it but […]

28 Sep 2016

IMPORTANT: What is ransomware? 1 in 3 small businesses ‘clueless’ to the danger

A third of small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) have no idea what ransomware is or how devastating the malware can be, highlighting a series lack of understanding which could seriously harm today’s companies. According to new research released by antivirus firm AVG on Tuesday, too many businesses are unaware of how dangerous ransomware can be […]

25 Aug 2016

Applying for a Credit Card After Bankruptcy

Filing for bankruptcy typically means taking a big hit on your credit score, but it doesn’t necessarily mean you’re shut off from new credit entirely. A bankruptcy filing on your credit reports will make credit approval harder. However, different lenders have different policies, and creditors look at multiple factors when determining your credit eligibility. Factors such as […]

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