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I have some questions about legal separation in the state of

I have some questions about legal separation in the state of Maryland, and what the specific guidelines are in this state.I have started some paperwork but I'm unclear on how to proceed.Separation, or file a divorce papers, and what is required in terms of physical separation for each of these.We have two children, my husband is not supportive of my decision, and I suspect may delay or be non-responsive to my decision.Thanks in advance for your advice-

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In Maryland, what are the steps to take if one's spouse has

Good Morning!In Maryland, what are the steps to take if one's spouse has changed the locks on the house and is refusing to give their partner their clothing and passport?What form of action is this?

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I have filed the separation agreement in court already. The

I have filed the separation agreement in court already. The agreement states we share 50/50 custody of our 3 year old child. I'd like to go back and change the agreement to have my spouse have full custody and pay child support. We haven't set a court date yet; only filed the agreement in court. The state of Maryland.What options do I have?

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This matter will be heard in the state of Maryland. Can a

This matter will be heard in the state of Maryland.Can a wife seek and receive a divorce from her husband without waiting the one year period based on outside paternity? He fathered a child outside of the marriage and without the wife's knowledge!

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WHat legal steps do I need to take to separate from my

WHat legal steps do I need to take to separate from my alcoholic abusive wife. My 17 year old daughter and I want her to leave but she refuses to leave the house.

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Our daughter married a soldier 5 years ago in TX. He is now

Our daughter married a soldier 5 years ago in TX. He is now in the Reserves only, and they live in VA. They are planning to separate, at which time she and their son will live with us in MD. Is there a mandatory separation period? Would the separation/divorce occur in VA? We're unsure of how to help our daughter protect herself legally speaking. At this point, her husband is initiating the separation, and has said that he is ready to go ahead with a divorce. Thanks.

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Barrister, please look at the previous conversation thread

Barrister, please look at the previous conversation thread between me and you. I followed through with the process as you explained, and today the judge did indeed find our marriage "void ab initio" and dismissed the "divorce" process that we had been ongoing. So thanks for the support! But, he denied my request to vacate the PL Alimony that was previously put in place, stating that my counter-party still has a claim for alimony in MD in such annulled marriages, even when void ab initio. This to me makes no sense and is not supported by the 1913 Emerson case. Wondering your thoughts on this as I consider the appeals process...? P.S. I am pro se

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My Sister has a dire situation. Her marriage and her HEALTH!

Good Day,My Sister has a dire situation. Her marriage and her HEALTH! State of MarylandShe is a young 59 year old female, Disability Retirement, (after 40 years c.), presently married but needs to know her options in separating, (not initiating a divorce, because she's a Christian), however, if her husband initiates it, she's totally in favor!!!She KNOWS he is committing adultery, but she can't prove it. When she inquires about his whereabouts, he gets indignant and she retreats to her bedroom. They get along at times, however, the unpredictability and her health depleting is far too much.In the past, she has had NUMEROUS Operations, 9-10 c., Including a Brain Tumor, knee surgeries, cancer biopsies, etc...depression medication, etc. My Sister is a Christian Minister and her husband is venturing further into demonology, new age, amulets, potions, etc... they've been married for 25 years, c.She wants to peacefully relocate. She does not want to INITIATE a divorce, however, she needs money from her half of their lovely home, and her insurance to continue through his job, (they were on the same job until her disability retirement, 2-3 years ago.)How can something economically etc... be worked out for her. Can she be justified via the Law, due to her declining health, without HER Initiating a divorce, solely due to the fact that she IS a Christian.What can her husband due for her financially ? She has been a Faithful Wife.She needs to be Alone. Her Health is Truly at stake.Also, what is available in Maryland as far as Senior Affordable Living. Please, ANY information is graciously received.Thanking you in Advance,I Remain,Sylvia L. Washington

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My husband and I are fighting all the time and we have a 6

My husband and I are fighting all the time and we have a 6 month old baby. I want to separate. How can we arrange custody. What are the first thing I should do?

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