Types of Cases Our Maryland Attorneys Handle

Our attorneys handle a wide range of topics in both family law and estate planning.  This includes anything from divorce and custody cases to child support and alimony claims.  We also focus a portion of our practice on helping people draw up wills, set up trusts, and manage how their estate will pass on.

Estate Planning

Planning for the end is never easy, but it is important to set up how your assets and funds will pass to your family and other heirs after you pass on.  While having a will is often an important part of estate planning, there are many other steps and tools our attorneys can put to use for you.  For example, shared accounts, shared property, trust funds, and other tools can help you pass on your assets directly and potentially reduce the tax liability in some cases.


Traditional wills dictate who inherits your estate after you pass away, and they are a vital tool in estate planning.  “Living wills” and other similar documents dictate who gets power of attorney to control your assets and make decisions for you if you are incapacitated.  You can also put documents in place to dictate your end-of-life healthcare wishes.  Our lawyers can help with all of these wills and related documents.


A trust is a legal setup where money or assets are entrusted to the control of someone else, and incomes from those assets or accounts are paid out to beneficiaries.  This is a common tool to help support a spouse or children after you pass, but trusts can also be used in many different ways during your lifetime.

Family Law

Family law is a broad category that deals with more than just divorce cases.  Many family law issues come up with unmarried couples sharing children, couples looking to adopt, and other unique situations.  No matter the family law issue you face, our attorneys can help.


Divorce cases can be difficult.  It is important to walk away from a marriage with the assets you deserve, child custody intact, and support payments you might need.  Assume that the other party will have a lawyer and that you should get one too.  Especially if you have high assets or a high net worth, your divorce case will be more complex, and you could benefit greatly from having an attorney at your side.

Child Custody

Protecting your rights as a parent and remaining part of your children’s lives might be the most important thing to you.  When getting divorced or separating from the other partner – even if you were never married to begin with – it is important to go to court with the help of a lawyer and get official paperwork and court orders in place to help you enforce your rights.

Child Support

Financially supporting your children is an expected part of parenthood, and parents who refuse to pull their weight can often be taken to court and put under court orders to enforce child support payments.  How the other parent will help to support you in raising your children will be an important part of any child custody or divorce proceeding that our lawyers can help you with.

Separation Agreements

Maryland does not have “legal separation” and instead calls it a “limited divorce.” Even so, couples who want to take a break from their marriage or begin the initial steps toward divorce might have to deal with issues of asset division, child custody, and support, even without an upcoming “absolute divorce.”  Often, these terms can be agreed upon to make the process smoother.


Spousal support or “alimony” can be vital for many people seeking a divorce.  Especially if you rely financially on your spouse, it might be difficult to leave the marriage – or even to afford a divorce attorney.  Alimony can help make divorce possible and give you time to get back to financial independence.

Prenuptial Agreements

Having a prenuptial agreement in place can protect your assets, investments, and business interests.  It is important to keep many of these things untouched by potential personal problems like divorce.  Leaving them entangled as marital assets could potentially jeopardize your business operations or hurt your interests.  In many cases, prenuptial agreements are never triggered, but having one in place just in case might be the responsible thing to do.