Maryland Divorce Legal Crier

divorce expo

Some people find themselves untying the knot with relish, says David Mejias, a divorce lawyer in Glen Cove, New York, in this Newsday article by Laura Albanese.  He says divorce is losing much of its stigma. So Mejias is organizing a Divorce Expo on March 24 on the golf course in Port Washington, New York.  […]

CHAPTER TWO – SAYING HELLO Falling in love is as easy as falling off a log.  Staying in love, however, is a decision.  Marriage is hard work.  It takes commitment and compromise. When you are with someone every day for a long time, you tend to take them for granted.  The problem with this is […]

checklist for uncontested divorce

Uncontested divorces in Maryland are heard by a Family Law Master.  The Plaintiff needs to appear in court to testify.  The Defendant need only appear if it is what he or she wants to do.  Here’s a checklist of things you need for an uncontested divorce hearing: Report of Absolute Divorce or Annulment of Marriage […]

CHAPTER ONE – IT TAKES SO LITTLE TO DO SO MUCH A friend of mine tells this story about one night when he was working as an assistant manager at a health club.  A young woman came in with a little girl.  She looked harried, probably from working all day, and now she was looking […]

divorce quotes

Here’s a “divorce quote” from Oscar Wilde. “Bigamy is having one wife/husband too many. Monogamy is the same.” –Oscar Wilde

Fathers' Rights by James J Gross

A Chicago divorce attorney decided to review our father’s rights book. It did not go as she had planned. “Thus, it was with a smirk that I picked up the book titled Father’s Rights by James J. Gross. I intended to flip through it, roll my eyes and pity the poor father who would take […]

THYDEN GROSS AND CALLAHAN LLP is pleased to announce that partners, James J. Gross, Michael F. Callahan and Lois R. Finklestein, have been selected as Maryland Super Lawyers and District of Columbia Super Lawyers for 2008. The Super Lawyers selection process includes peer nominations, a blue ribbon panel review and independent research. Only five percent […]

Capital gains

How does a one time capital gain factor in to child support? Is a one time capital gain income for child support? Let me tell you a little story. I was just ordering a cuppa joe and a muffin at the Starbucks next to the courthouse when I bumped into Ronnie, a lawyer friend of […]