The most simple answer is no.
Whether you divorce occurs in Howard County or any other jurisdiction throughout Maryland, you will be under the scrutiny of both a Master and a Judge if you have a divorce trial. How you act actually begins before you ever separate.
On April 11, 2014, I had the opportunity to moderate my annual Maryland Family Law Seminar for the Family Law Section of the Maryland Association for Justice, a section I founded nearly 15 years ago.
When you go through a divorce in the State of Maryland, you have a lot of competing thoughts going through your head. We can assume for this blog that the hearing will occur in the Circuit Court for Howard County, but it could be any other circuit court, as well.
There is a pervasive problem of parents snatching children and moving them overseas to prevent the other parent from having contact and a relationship with them. Below is the latest example of a father having no contact at all with his two daughters after the mother spirited them away to a different country.
So, you and your spouse are divorcing? You want your spouse out of the house, because it is titled solely in your name. Your spouse refuses to leave? Can you get your spouse out of the house?
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