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  • Tax Reform for Alimony?

    Guest Blog | | Tags: Co-parenting , Custody Relocation , DIVORCE ATTORNEY/LAWYER , Divorce Law , FAMILY LAW , Real Estate Law

    As you may be aware, tax reform in 2018 eliminated the tax deduction that was available for those paying for alimony. This eliminated the tax break for the spouse paying the alimony, and thus may have a ripple effect for divorced spouses and families. According to the IRS, around 12 million tax returns claimed a deduction for paying alimony in 2015 and around 50% of the US population has marriages that end in divorce, so this can have major ramifications for parties involved.

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  • Preventing a Custodial Parent from Relocating your Child

    Richard Lebovitz | | Tags: Custody , Custody Relocation , Divorce , Maryland Family Law , Maryland Law

    Towson’s Trusted Law Firm

    It can be incredibly frustrating and if you do not have sole custody of your child and your former spouse or co-parent wants to move your child out of state. While it can be challenging for a non-custodial parent to prevent a child’s relocation there are a few things you can do.  Maryland laws give non-custodial parents an opportunity to dispute custody relocation through the courts. If the custodial parent relocates without following the proper procedure, the non-relocating parent can file for custody.

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  • 3 Step Process for Custody Relocation in Maryland

    Richard Lebovitz | | Tags: Custody Relocation , FAMILY LAW , Maryland Law

    Towson’s Trusted Law Firm

    If you are a custodial parent seeking to relocate with your child you should never move before completing the three-step process for custody relocations required by Maryland law. Regardless of whether your move is in or out of state, you must provide notification to the non-locating parent, obtain his or her agreement and formalize the terms with the court. Each custody relocation step has its own requirements and exceptions:

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