Proactive Co-Parenting Plans Promote Children’s Wellbeing During Separation

In both Maryland and the District of Columbia the law generally requires that parents of minor children live separate and apart for six to twelve months, presumably to allow time for reconciliation or to confirm that the decision to divorce is irrevocable. However, for many families the financial and emotional costs of living separately are [...]

By | 2018-05-29T02:08:15+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Blog|

Parenting Plans Soon To Be Mandatory in Maryland Child Custody Cases

In 2018 Maryland courts will require that parents submit parenting plans in all child custody cases soon after filing to facilitate child-centered planning. A parenting plan is an agreement between parents and endorsed by the Court that states when the children will be with each parent (parenting time) and how major decisions about medical, educational, [...]

By | 2017-10-26T00:59:53+00:00 September 30th, 2017|Blog|