Absolute Divorce Maryland Howard

Absolute Divorce – Maryland Lawyers

There are many factors to consider when filing for an Absolute Divorce In Maryland.

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Absolute Divorce In Maryland

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Warner v. Warner

Facts:

The husband filed a complaint for limited divorce and the wife filed a counterclaim for absolute divorce, alimony, and other relief. The lower court granted a judgment of absolute divorce to the husband and reserved the authority to make a marital award after taking testimony and evidence on the property interest of the parties. After hearing further testimony, the lower court awarded the wife a $ 30,000 marital award and ordered the husband to pay court costs, but denied the wife’s request for alimony and counsel fees. In affirming, the court held that the husband was precluded from challenging the validity of the decree because he filed his notice of appeal over 19 months after the lower court entered the divorce decree and because the court did not have jurisdiction to consider an issue on appeal where the husband appealed from the lower court’s denial of a motion to alter or amend judgment, and that motion challenged only a completely collateral matter. The court further held that the lower court did not abuse its discretion when it denied the wife’s request for counsel fees.

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Absolute Divorce Maryland Howard
Absolute Divorce Maryland Howard

Holdings:

The Maryland Court made the following holding:
  • A judgment for absolute divorce is clearly in the nature of “other relief” as contemplated by Md. R. Civ. P. 2-601. Thus, as conditions precedent to the entry of judgment for absolute divorce, the court must (1) direct the clerk to enter judgment, and (2) the clerk must enter judgment on the docket..
  • If a ruling of the court is to constitute a final judgment, it must have at least three attributes: (1) it must be intended by the court as an unqualified, final disposition of the matter in controversy, (2) unless the court properly acts pursuant to Md. R. Civ. P. 2-602(b), it must adjudicate or complete the adjudication of all claims against all parties, and (3) the clerk must make a proper record of it in accordance with Md. R. Civ. P. 2-601.

We have client meeting locations in Montgomery County (Rockville) & Baltimore.

Absolute Divorce In Maryland.

We will do our absolute best to help you get the best result possible based on the facts of your case. Our law firm has the necessary experience to assist you with this matter.

Courts we cover in Howard, Maryland

Howard County Circuit Court

8360 Court Avenue,
Ellicott City, MD 21043.

Howard County District Court

3451 Courthouse Drive,
Ellicott City, MD 21043-4377.

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Disclaimer:

These summaries are provided by the SRIS Law Group. They represent the firm’s unofficial views of the Justices’ opinions. The original opinions should be consulted for their authoritative content.