1835 Forest Drive, Suite D-3, Annapolis MD | 124 E. Market Street, Salisbury, MD | (443) 205-1432

Mutual Consent Divorce in Maryland

Mutual Consent Divorce in Maryland

Divorce in Maryland Can be Easier and Less Expensive…

Effective October 2018, Maryland amended its rules for mutual consent divorce. Now, Parties with minor children are also permitted to use this “no-fault” grounds to divorce. What does this mean for you? It means that you can save litigation costs and time.

This is what you need to know:

The Court may grant your divorce if (1) Parties sign and submit a written Settlement Agreement and Child Support Worksheet, if applicable; and (2) neither party contests the agreement prior to the hearing. If the Court determines the agreement, as it pertains to the minor children, is indeed in the best interest of the children, then the Court may grant your divorce.

Here is how we can help:

Our dedicated attorneys will counsel you regarding alimony, custody and access, child support, division of marital assets and so forth, as well as prepare the requisite documents. Our goal is to help you determine the best outcome for your family, while keeping things as amicable as possible.

Applicable Rule: Md. Code, Fam Law §7-103(8)

Leave a Reply