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Mutual Consent As Grounds For Absolute Divorce In The Circuit Court for Baltimore County. 

Mutual Consent is the newest grounds for divorce in Maryland available as of October 1, 2015. Pursuant to Maryland Code, Family Law §7-103(8), an absolute divorce may be obtained under the Mutual Consent statute provided that: 

  • There are no child custody issues meaning no children under the age of eighteen.
  • There is a Marital Settlement agreement resolving alimony and the distribution of property with due regard to §8-205 and  8-207 respectively. 
  • Both parties must appear at the final divorce hearing. 

The Law Offices of Amar S. Weisman has helped many clients obtain Judgments of Absolute Divorce based on Mutual Consent. We begin by meeting with the client to craft a Marital Separation Agreement meeting each client's goals. As with any divorce, it is essential for clients to work with counsel to define the parameters of a reasonable outcome that cannot be attacked as one-sided. Upon completion of the first draft, the Marital Separation Agreement is typically mailed to the opposing party for consideration. It is usually the case that some negotiation strategy is necessary to close the deal. 

Call (410) 321-4994 For a Consultation With Towson Divorce & Child Custody Family Lawyer Amar S. Weisman.

Please Call (410) 321-4994 to schedule a Free Consultation. The purpose of the consultation is to decide whether you want to hire Amar S. Weisman. To obtain legal services, you must pay a retainer, see Policy on Fees/Costs. The law firm is next to The Circuit Court for Baltimore County, at 1018 Dulaney Valley Road, Towson, MD 21204. We represent clients throughout the Baltimore area including Aberdeen. Abingdon, Bel Air, Bowleys Quarters, Catonsville, Cockeysville, Edgewood, Essex, Lutherville, Owings Mills, Parkville, Perry Hall, Rosedale, Sparrows Point, Timonium, Towson, Westminster and White Marsh.