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Maryland real estate: The lowdown on the closing day

People who have made an offer on a home that has been accepted look forward to one significant date -- the day on which the deal closes. Excitement aside regarding a first real estate deal, there are a few things that happen on closing of which some first-time home buyers in Maryland may be unaware. Not only does the buyer get the keys to the home on this day, but other important things take place, too. One of those includes securing title insurance.

Maryland family law: Issues that may lead to divorce

The causes of divorce can be as unique as the couple. But there are a number of reasons that could pertain to many situations. Family law in Maryland gives couples the tools with which they can try to overcome adversities since marriage is changeable and, in many respects, is a lot of hard work. Knowing some of the risk factors that could lead to the demise of a marriage may keep the rocks off the road.

Contracts and contract litigation: Tribune Media sues Sinclair

Tribune Media Company has axed its merger agreement with Sinclair Broadcast group and is taking Sinclair to court for breach of contract. Contracts and contract litigation cases such as this in Maryland and elsewhere are usually launched to seek compensation for a party breaching a contract, and in this instance, for breaching a merger agreement. Tribune Media has accused Sinclair of refusing to sell stations in the market as stipulated by the agreement.

Family law in Maryland: Protecting an inheritance in a divorce

Most people work hard for their money and the last thing they want is to see any inheritance they get have to be shared with an estranged spouse. Maryland family law governs divorce that may affect inheritance funds. These funds are usually protected in the event of a split unless the funds are in a joint account in which case they become marital property and would need to be divided. So, the first rule in safeguarding inheritance funds in the event of divorce is to deposit them in an individual bank account.

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