The Law Offices of Brandon Bernstein, LLC

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Virtual consultations are safe, convenient and secure. Here are a few tips for you to ensure you make the most of a remo...
07/14/2020
How to Make the Most of Your Virtual Attorney Consultation | The Law Offices of Brandon Bernstein, LLC.

Virtual consultations are safe, convenient and secure. Here are a few tips for you to ensure you make the most of a remote meeting with your attorney.

Tips for Virtual Meetings with Your Divorce Attorney Our office is continuing to host remote, virtual sessions with our current and prospective clients. It’s one way we can help do our part to ensure that everyone stays as safe and healthy as possible. For you, it’s also hopefully a convenient s...

Is there such a thing as the "perfect divorce?" Well, there might be. But what's perfect for you might not be perfect fo...
07/10/2020
Does the "Perfect Divorce" Exist? | The Law Offices of Brandon Bernstein, LLC.

Is there such a thing as the "perfect divorce?" Well, there might be. But what's perfect for you might not be perfect for anybody else. That's why you first need to determine what you're looking to achieve, and how you'd like to do so.

With the Right Mindset & Goals, Great Outcomes Can be Achieved Last year, the New York Times ran a multimedia project titled The Perfect Divorce. The piece told the story of one couple’s journey from love to divorce, with changing priorities and life crossroads along the way, followed by an amicab...

The Montgomery County, Maryland Circuit Court is moving ahead through its five-phase reopening plan. Get up to speed on ...
07/08/2020
Montgomery County Maryland Court Reopening Details & Need to Know Information

The Montgomery County, Maryland Circuit Court is moving ahead through its five-phase reopening plan. Get up to speed on the latest details and dates here.

BETHESDA, Md. (PRWEB) July 07, 2020 -- Due to the coronavirus pandemic, courts were shuttered and cases postponed. The Law Offices of Brandon Bernstein advises on the specifics of the reopening schedule for the Montgomery County Circuit Court, which handles family law proceedings, with important det...

Are Maryland courts open, and what are they handling right now? When will they reopen more? How can I pursue my case? Ju...
07/03/2020
Maryland COVID-19 Divorce & Family Law FAQs, Resources | The Law Offices of Brandon Bernstein, LLC.

Are Maryland courts open, and what are they handling right now? When will they reopen more? How can I pursue my case? Just some of the important questions we seek to answer in this quick primer to the current status of Montgomery County Circuit Courts and the plan in place for the months ahead.

Important Information & Tips for Family Law and Divorce in Maryland During the Coronavirus Pandemic There have been many pressing concerns and changes to our daily lives as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. For individuals beginning the process of divorce, or in need of a hearing or motion for a...

Maryland is rolling out new changes to its child support calculations starting October 1st, primarily changing the numbe...
06/17/2020
Maryland Child Support Law Changes Payment Calculations | The Law Offices of Brandon Bernstein, LLC.

Maryland is rolling out new changes to its child support calculations starting October 1st, primarily changing the number of nights required to qualify for shared custody versus sole custody. Read more here.

New Law Will Affect How Child Support in Maryland is Calculated This fall, Maryland is changing its law regarding the calculation of child support. How much child support one party will be required to pay is by far one of the most frequently asked divorce questions, and the new law is set to make a....

Maryland is changing the way the state calculates child support payments, with the update going into effect on October 1...
06/11/2020
New Maryland Child Support Law for Calculating Child Support Payments

Maryland is changing the way the state calculates child support payments, with the update going into effect on October 1st. Here's the full rundown of the new law's impact.

BETHESDA, Md. (PRWEB) June 11, 2020 -- The state of Maryland is enacting a new piece of family law legislation, changing the way child support payments are calculated. The new law goes into effect on October 1st, 2020, and the Law Offices of Brandon Bernstein is here to explain the changes to curren...

Staying home and staying safe is still a priority in these uncertain times, which is why we're offering virtual consulta...
06/08/2020
What to Know About Virtual Attorney Consultations | The Law Offices of Brandon Bernstein, LLC.

Staying home and staying safe is still a priority in these uncertain times, which is why we're offering virtual consultations and meetings. If you have questions about the process, its benefits, and how it works, learn more here.

Virtual Family Law Meetings in Maryland As we all navigate through these unprecedented times together, The Law Offices of Brandon Bernstein is working to continue providing our services to current and prospective clients. Virtual consultations and meetings have proven to be a great avenue for this,....

A proposed change to the grounds of divorce in Maryland may prove to be even more important in the wake of the coronavir...
05/13/2020
Proposed Change to Maryland Divorce Grounds Even More Important in Post-Coronavirus World | The Law Offices of Brandon Bernstein, LLC.

A proposed change to the grounds of divorce in Maryland may prove to be even more important in the wake of the coronavirus impact. Essentially, the prospective change would allow parties to file while still sharing the same residence. Read more here.

Allowing Couples to File for Divorce While Living In Same Home May Prove Valuable After COVID-19 Pandemic A proposed addition to the grounds for divorce in Maryland would make a significant change to the entire process, who’s eligible to file, and when. The latest proposed change is that Maryland ...

One major concern that is slipping through the cracks is the huge risk increase of domestic violence and abuse right now...
05/08/2020
Domestic Violence & Abuse a Major Threat During Coronavirus Pandemic | The Law Offices of Brandon Bernstein, LLC.

One major concern that is slipping through the cracks is the huge risk increase of domestic violence and abuse right now due to conditions related to the pandemic. Read more about the risks, what's at stake, and what you can do.

Sheltering In Place Protects Public Health But Endangers At Risk Spouses and Children The coronavirus pandemic has continued rampaging across the country and around the world. The death toll has been horrifying, and the economic damage severe. There are other looming threats as well, including many....

As we continue battling the coronavirus pandemic and everything related to it, our office has expanded our offerings and...
05/04/2020
Virtual Divorce Consultations & Family Law Conferences Now Being Offered | The Law Offices of Brandon Bernstein, LLC.

As we continue battling the coronavirus pandemic and everything related to it, our office has expanded our offerings and capabilities for hosting virtual meetings with our clients. If we can't meet you face-to-face, we'll meet you screen-to-screen.

We’re Offering Free Online Divorce Consultations, Conducting Virtual Divorce Mediation & More With the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, it’s essential that everyone does as much as possible to adapt to our new environment. That’s why our team is now offering virtual divorce consultations in Maryl...

Policies enacted to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, everything from sheltering in place to the shuttering of courts,...
05/01/2020
Unintended Marital & Family Risks from the Coronavirus Pandemic | The Law Offices of Brandon Bernstein, LLC.

Policies enacted to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, everything from sheltering in place to the shuttering of courts, are impacting families and marriages in unexpected and unintended ways. Here's a rundown of what's transpiring right now.

How the COVID-19 Pandemic & Quarantine Are Affecting Marriages and Families The effects of a near-total nationwide lockdown and sweeping shelter-in-place policies are far reaching. One of the areas that has been, and will continue to be, heavily impacted by this are marriages and families. There are...

Managing child custody in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic is difficult at best. Here are some tips to follow, and ...
04/27/2020
How to Deal with Child Custody Agreements During COVID-19 Lock Down | The Law Offices of Brandon Bernstein, LLC.

Managing child custody in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic is difficult at best. Here are some tips to follow, and guidance for how to proceed.

Coronavirus & Child Custody: How The Quarantine is Impacting Child Custody Agreements As most of the country has been ordered to stay at home for all non-essential activities, in some states for over a month, one of the serious challenges which has arisen has been dealing with child custody during t...

What are we going to see when the country begins loosening its sheltering in place and stay at home orders? A huge surge...
04/22/2020
Divorces Likely to Skyrocket in the Wake of Shelter-in-Place Policies Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

What are we going to see when the country begins loosening its sheltering in place and stay at home orders? A huge surge in divorce cases, for one thing. Read more here:

BETHESDA, Md. (PRWEB) April 22, 2020 -- The shelter in place and lockdown regulations in effect across the country as a result of the novel coronavirus which causes the COVID-19 disease will increase the strain on married couples kept in close quarters for extended periods of time. The Law Offices o...

We've all likely heard the joke by now, that you can expect the coronavirus pandemic to lead to a surge in divorce cases...
04/20/2020
Coronavirus Quarantine Divorce Cases will Surge | The Law Offices of Brandon Bernstein, LLC.

We've all likely heard the joke by now, that you can expect the coronavirus pandemic to lead to a surge in divorce cases as people are stuck at home with each other. It's based in truth though, and there are also serious risks and consequences involved that are worth acknowledging.

Pandemic Divorces Due to COVID-19 Sheltering in Place Policies Will be Huge The world has ground to a halt in the past several months, as the novel coronavirus has swept across the globe. Entire countries have been locked down, while in other areas, such as the United States, there’s been state-by...

02/06/2020

What are the biggest marriage & divorce trends for the decade ahead? Less people are getting married & less people are getting divorced, though more people are getting divorced later in life. Dogs are prominent in divorce & much more. Take a look: http://ow.ly/yyaP50y7fJ8

Opioid use and abuse is set to become one of the leading causes of divorce over the next decade. Read more about it here...
01/31/2020
Opioid Use & Addiction May Become Leading Cause of Divorce | The Law Offices of Brandon Bernstein, LLC.

Opioid use and abuse is set to become one of the leading causes of divorce over the next decade. Read more about it here: http://www.brandonbernsteinlaw.com/opioid-use-addiction-may-become-leading-cause-of-divorce/

The Rise of Opioid Addiction is an Increasingly Large Threat to Marriages & Family Life We’ve often analyzed not only the outcomes and processes of divorce, but also the leading causes of divorce as well, among other related issues. One that must come to the forefront at this point in time is the ...

One aspect of the opioid crisis that has been less discussed is the impact it's having on marriages and families. It may...
01/28/2020
Opioid Abuse & Addiction Loom as One of the Largest Threats to Marriage in 2020s

One aspect of the opioid crisis that has been less discussed is the impact it's having on marriages and families. It may even be the biggest threat to marriages over the next decade.

BETHESDA, Md. (PRWEB) January 28, 2020 -- The Law Offices of Brandon Bernstein advises on the prospect of one of the largest and newest serious risks to healthy marriages and families, that of opioid addiction and abuse, already one of the leading causes of divorce.

What's the Maryland child support calculator? You can use it to get a general overview of how child support payments are...
01/24/2020
Understanding the Maryland Child Support Calculator | The Law Offices of Brandon Bernstein, LLC.

What's the Maryland child support calculator? You can use it to get a general overview of how child support payments are tabulated. Learn more here.

How the Maryland Child Support Calculator Works One of the most commonly asked divorce questions will always be how much child support one party will be required to pay, or conversely, be expecting to receive. While there’s always going to be factors which affect each individual case in different ...

09/20/2019

The most common factors leading to a divorce will probably seem familiar for anyone who's facing the process themselves, or has gone through the end of any serious relationship. Here's a look at the top causes of divorce in the U.S. right now.

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09/17/2019

As new clients walk through our doors for the first time, we often hear similar questions. Here are some of the most common, along with an overview of what they entail:

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09/12/2019

When most of us imagine the divorce process, it probably matches a scene of a messy courtroom drama. It doesn't always have to be that way, though. Mediation is an option for a potentially less daunting divorce. Read about why more people are choosing it here.

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09/09/2019

Smartphones have become a common problem in relationships and marriages. So if that's something you've experienced, you're certainly not alone. Here's a look at some of the why and how of this negative impact of tech.

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While all of us are different, many of the problems we face in our marriages end up being similar. Take a look at the re...
09/06/2019
What Are The Most Common Causes of Divorce? | The Law Offices of Brandon Bernstein, LLC.

While all of us are different, many of the problems we face in our marriages end up being similar. Take a look at the results of this survey to learn more about the most common causes of divorce in the U.S.

Survey of the Leading Causes of Divorce in the U.S. We’re all different, our lives are different, and our relationships are different. However, so many of the issues we face along the way end up being the same. When you look at the most common causes of divorce, you’ll likely see some similariti...

We encounter many of the same questions from our clients, and if you're facing a divorce, you probably have the same one...
09/03/2019
Answering Biggest Maryland Divorce Frequently Asked Questions

We encounter many of the same questions from our clients, and if you're facing a divorce, you probably have the same ones, too. Here's a guide to some of the most common divorce questions.

Top Divorce FAQs in Maryland For anyone who is going through the divorce process, you likely have a ton of questions. Especially if this...

It seems like more and more people are choosing mediation during divorce as opposed to drawn out courtroom battles. If y...
08/29/2019
The Do's and Dont's of Divorce Mediation in Maryland | The Law Offices of Brandon Bernstein, LLC.

It seems like more and more people are choosing mediation during divorce as opposed to drawn out courtroom battles. If you're considering so yourself, here are some important tips to know.

Maryland Divorce Mediator Offers Tips on Approaching the Process Divorce mediation in Maryland is something that more people seem willing to try these days than in the past. There’s good reason for that, too. Working with a divorce mediator, you’re likely to be able to have a more amicable and l...

Smartphones are becoming an increasingly common problem and point of contention in relationships and marriages. Read mor...
08/26/2019
Is Your Smartphone a Problem in Your Marriage? | The Law Offices of Brandon Bernstein, LLC.

Smartphones are becoming an increasingly common problem and point of contention in relationships and marriages. Read more about why that's the case here.

Communication Problems, Comparisons & Tempting Apps Among Culprits How many times a day do you check your phone? Whether you’re sending a text message, replying to or reading through emails, scrolling through apps or just zoning out with one distraction or another, we all spend way more time on yo...

As society changes, so do areas such as marriage and divorce. In fact, quicker than we realize. Here are some of the mos...
08/22/2019
Divorce, Family Law & Marriage Trends Approaching 2020 | The Law Offices of Brandon Bernstein, LLC.

As society changes, so do areas such as marriage and divorce. In fact, quicker than we realize. Here are some of the most important trends and developments to know.

How Divorce & Marriage in the U.S. Are Changing with Time One topic that we’ve continued to discuss here is that of the latest divorce and marriage trends in the U.S. And while we strive to educate you on what some of the most important developments are, another point we’re trying to make is tha...

If you're looking for a divorce lawyer for men, you may be confused about where to begin. Look at this quick guide to le...
08/15/2019
How to Find the Best Divorce Lawyer for Men | The Law Offices of Brandon Bernstein, LLC.

If you're looking for a divorce lawyer for men, you may be confused about where to begin. Look at this quick guide to learn more about how to get started.

Important Tips for Finding The Right Divorce Attorney for Men For anyone who’s heading towards a divorce from their partner, finding the right attorney is always essential. In all cases, the needs and goals of each party is different, as are the specific circumstances of the marriage as well as th...

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