Your Family Law Scheduling Conference

by Nasheia Conway | Posted in Family Law | Reading Time: 4 minutes

So you received the notice in the mail that we have a Scheduling Conference or Settlement Conference coming up. This post will explain what exactly that means, especially for Charles, St. Mary’s and Prince George’s Counties. A Settlement / Scheduling Conference is a formal meeting with the Judge or Magistrate. It is a way for...

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The Baltimore Trustee Meeting Room

by Dave Gormley | Posted in Bankruptcy & Foreclosure | Reading Time: 3 minutes

  Ok, we are going to the Court House, but we are not going in front of a Judge.  The Court House is bordered by Pratt, Hanover, Lombard and Hopkins.  The entrance faces Lombard Street where the two wings meet at a “V”.  For parking it is best to plan on paying for a garage....

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How to Get to the Greenbelt Bankruptcy Court

by Dave Gormley | Posted in Bankruptcy & Foreclosure | Reading Time: 2 minutes

6500 Cherrywood Lane, Greenbelt

When you file for bankruptcy you often only have to attend one meeting. If you live in Southern Maryland this means going to the US Trustee’s office in Greenbelt.  However if we have to attend a bankruptcy hearing you will be going to the Court House.  For our clients who live in Charles, St. Mary’s,...

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What to Bring to Your First Family Law Consultation

by Nasheia Conway | Posted in Family Law | Reading Time: 4 minutes

People often ask us what they need to bring to their first family law consultation. While it’s not necessary to bring anything to your divorce, child custody, or adoption consultation, there are some things you can bring that will be helpful. This post will list them. Most of the information I need to know will...

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My Chapter 13 Plan is Confirmed, What Comes Next?

by Dave Gormley | Posted in Bankruptcy & Foreclosure | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Now your plan is confirmed you still have to complete the plan.  In most cases there are five years of payments.  However, the five years runs from the filing of your case, not when it is confirmed.  So that finish line has gotten closer while we were negotiating with the Trustee over the payments. You...

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Preparing for Your Uncontested Divorce Hearing

by Nasheia Conway | Posted in Family Law | Reading Time: 5 minutes

There are some family law cases that are not contested. This means the parties are able to address the issues and come to an arrangement or an agreement that works for both of them. These cases are said to be “uncontested.” However, you still have to present evidence at a hearing. The court cannot just...

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Orders and Appeals

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Workers' Compensation | Reading Time: 6 minutes

This article explains Orders of the Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission, what will happen next, and how we can appeal if you do not like the result. I always call people about these Orders, but I often see my mail early or late so we may not be able to talk immediately. Call me if you...

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Confirmation of Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Workers' Compensation | Reading Time: 2 minutes

You just received the summary and confirmation of your workers’ compensation claim from the Workers’ Compensation Commission (WCC). This is a normal step in any workers’ comp claim. This is really a summary form of the claim we submitted for you. It does have some special information in it, however. This post explains what this...

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Return to Work – Issues to Consider

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Workers' Compensation | Reading Time: 4 minutes

This post covers various issues that arise when an injured employee returns to work after a workers’ compensation accident. Returning to work after an injury is a major milestone. Many injured workers’ comp claimants cannot ever return to work. Their whole life changes, and that can be very hard to handle. If you are able...

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Resolving Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Workers' Compensation | Reading Time: 9 minutes

If you are reading this, we are at the end of your workers’ compensation claim. At this stage, there are several options and you have to make several decisions. I created this post so you can review your options and understand the basics before we discuss exactly how this would work in your case. This...

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