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Legal Guardianship An Important Step in the Lives of the Child, the Parents and the Guardian

You’ve probably heard the term “legal guardian.” Do you know exactly what it means? A legal guardian is a non-parent adult who temporarily takes responsibility for a child, even if the child’s parents still retain their parental rights. A legal guardian addresses the child’s basic needs, including food, clothing and shelter. They also support the child’s […]

What You Should Know About Torts, Spousal Relationships and Divorce

Do you know a major change to Maryland tort law allows you to sue your spouse for harming you? Even though it’s been 16 years since this change was put into effect, it’s still a complex area of the law to understand. Here is what you need to know about torts, spousal relationships and divorce. […]