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How the 5th Amendment is Important in Divorce Cases

How the 5th Amendment is Important in Divorce Cases

How the 5th Amendment is Important in Divorce Cases   [01.05.2022]   The 5th Amendment of the United States Constitution says that no person shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against themself.  This not only applies to providing testimony in...
The Twelve Factors for Alimony in Maryland

The Twelve Factors for Alimony in Maryland

The Twelve Factors For Alimony In Maryland   [12.17.2021]   Factors: 1. The ability of the parties seeking alimony to be wholly or partly self-supporting – The court is looking to see if you are seeking alimony, how are you currently supporting yourself. Do you...
Bankruptcy and Divorce: What You Should Know

Bankruptcy and Divorce: What You Should Know

Bankruptcy and Divorce: What You Should Know   [12.15.2021]   Divorce and Bankruptcy are independently two extremely stressful events; together, they can feel unmanageable. Here’s some helpful information when contemplating both divorce and bankruptcy:  ...
Do I Really Need a Lawyer for My Virginia Divorce?

Do I Really Need a Lawyer for My Virginia Divorce?

By: Maxwell Hand Maxwell Hand is an Associate Attorney at WhitbeckBennett. Max was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He went to college at the University of Notre Dame and George Washington University Law School. Following his passion for helping others,...
Family and Divorce Mediation: Why, When, and Who

Family and Divorce Mediation: Why, When, and Who

By: Kathryn Laffey Kathryn J. Laffey is a partner at WhitbeckBennett, working at our Wilmington, Delaware office. Ms. Laffey graduated from Longwood College in Virginia with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work. After two years of employment as a social worker/school...
Coordinating Child Custody During Holidays

Coordinating Child Custody During Holidays

By: Tara Brown Tara Brown is a Partner at WhitbeckBennett. Ms. Brown was born and raised in northern New Jersey. She has been practicing Family Law and Trust & Estates for six years, and has 18 years of experience negotiating contracts. Her endeavor to objectively...