Will I Lose Everything to My Spouse?
September 26, 2023 – Ellen L. Lee
No, you will not lose everything to your spouse. In determining division of property, the courts look at numerous factors, such as the earning power of each spouse, the length of the marriage, and the assets each spouse brought into the marriage. Maryland courts try to issue divorce decrees that are fair. Our attorney is skilled at preparing and presenting the evidence in a way that ensures that you will get your fair share.
Will an Extramarital Affair Have an Impact on My Divorce?
The facts of the case will determine the extent to which an extramarital affair will affect the distribution of property. It is relevant, for example, whether marital assets were squandered…
Act Now to Resolve Your Family Law Issue
After helping clients in the Montgomery County area for more than 35 years, the Law Offices of Ellen L. Lee is one of the most widely respected law firms in…
Do I Have to Pay All of the Attorney’s Fees Myself?
Under limited circumstances, courts permit fee-shifting in Maryland. In fee-shifting, the court will “shift” the payment of legal fees from one spouse to the other. This sometimes happens when one…
What Is the Effect of My Divorce on My Estate Plan?
The impact will vary widely depending on the type of estate plan you have. We encourage all of our clients to address this issue during or immediately following their divorce.