Should I tell my wife I am having an affair?

by Sara Donohue

It depends. My first reaction is a resounding NO unless you know she has the goods on you.  Even Ann Landers supports my position. Ask yourself why is it I want to share this information with my spouse? Is it really going to help if I want to remain with my wife and work on our relationship? Is it really going to help the situation if we move forward with a divorce? Or is it is really that I am so racked with guilt I have to share this to feel better about myself.  Bingo.

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Borrowing Trouble: Mortgages & Divorce

by Craig Strent

Every married couple knows their most valuable possession- often their home, and every couple also knows their biggest obligation- often their mortgage. The home and mortgage provide the basic framework for a couple’s financial picture.  It follows necessity then, that the home and mortgage play an equally important role in the financial picture of a couple that plans to divorce.

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Does "Legal Separation" exist in Maryland?

by Stephanie Fink, Esq.

How many people have told you that they are "legally separated?" There is no such thing!  The closest thing that Maryland has is called a limited divorce, and those are few and far between these days. A limited divorce is a judgment that says that husband and wife may live separate and apart. The court can order child support and alimony, but it can't do anything about a couple's property.

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Q: What is Collaborative Divorce?
A: Collaborative Divorce is a process for separating or divorcing parties to justly and equitably resolve their differences that avoids the necessity of going to court.

Q: How do I get started?
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