The Dreaded “Standby”

Posts by Wendy Meadows

The Dreaded “Standby”

You have been waiting months (or even years) for your day in Court.  Your lawyer has been working with you, practicing your testimony and teaching you what court will look like.  You have family lined up to support you.  You have your witnesses coming in from out of town. Babysitters are lined up.  Flights are…

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Real Life Family Law Lawyer Talk

I want to thank you for stopping by my website and wanting to get to know me better as a lawyer.  Here is what you are going to find from me.  I am going to give it to you straight, without legalese and without words you don’t understand.  As I tell my clients, I am…

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Readoption Process in Maryland

After months and months of waiting, you are finally home in Maryland with your Child and other than a few post-adoption home placement visits, you think you are done with the adoption process and can finally breathe easily that your Child is here!  While your adoption is indeed “official” and while you may have been…

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Maryland Courts now Closed through June 5, 2020

On April 14, 2020,  the Court of Appeals of Maryland issued a Second Amended Administrative Order Expanding and Extending Statewide Judiciary Restricted Operations Due to the COVID-19 Emergency.  Courts will remain closed through June 5, 2020. How does that affect your case?  My experience in Baltimore County has been as follows: If you had a…

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How does COVID-19 Affect My Custody Schedule?

With Governor Hogan’s recent Stay-At-Home Order, many parents are wondering if they still need to abide by their custody orders and agreements.  The simple answer?  Yes.  Your Order still applies.  Unless you and/or the other parent have been exposed to or are suffering from COVID-19, your Order still applies and you need to follow your…

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WSM Law Entering the Blogging World

Good Afternoon! At long last WSM Law (that’s me, Wendy Meadows) is entering the legal news and blogging world.  For so long a lot of us have been wishing for a huge pause button to come along so we can get all of the (many) to do list items done.  For me?  I am using…

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