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How the Law Offices of Kerri Cohen is Prepared for COVID-19

How the Law Offices of Kerri Cohen is Prepared for COVID-19 It is no secret that the legal industry is behind other professional industries technologically. Last fall our office attended a legal conference to change that. Technology to advance the legal system and accommodate law firms is developed every day. We brought back a wealth of knowledge, and earlier this year we implemented measures to ensure we are operating [...]

COVID-19 FAQS

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions During the past two weeks we have had numerous calls about the uncertainly COVID-19 is causing in our community.  We compiled a list of the most common questions asked of us to hopefully assist you in this time of need. Please remember that this is not legal advice and if you have questions about your specific legal issues, contact our office to schedule a consultation. [...]

Pendente Lite in Divorce: The Quickest Way to Get Necessary Spousal Support Through the Courts

Legal battles concerning a divorce have a tendency to drag out longer than the parties would have preferred when they started the process. But what if you need for spousal support (also known as alimony) now? What if not getting that spousal support means not being able to pay the mortgage? How do you approach getting the financial relief you need quickly? A Pendente Lite (PL) hearing, a latin [...]

Your Kids Come First, Right?

The best advice I give to my clients is “don’t lose sight of the most important people in this case…YOUR KIDS!”   Your children come first and you need to make sure that the decisions you make are what is in their best interest. After all, that is what the Court will do. The Court looks at what is in the best interest of each one of your children.  Yes, I [...]

Important Questions To Ask A Divorce Attorney In Baltimore Before Hiring

Divorce is a complex matter which needs to be handled carefully and seriously. Your friends and family members will recommend you a number of divorce attorneys in Baltimore. Not only this, you will also see good client ratings given to different divorce attorneys in Baltimore on internet. But, don’t hire a lawyer instantly because he/she has good client rating or because he/she has been recommended by your friend or [...]

Best Traits For Family Lawyers

The success of a family law case depends a great deal on the strength of your evidence and how your lawyer presents your case. In other words, you need to choose the best family lawyer because the best family lawyers put all their efforts to figure out the strongest evidence in your case and presents the case to the Court in the most effective manner. To hire the best family lawyer, we are [...]

Alimony and Adultery

Adultery and the impact on alimony in Maryland Courts? ALIMONY is defined as the money that one spouse pays to the other during and/or after a divorce.  The purpose of alimony is to ensure that one party is not impoverished solely because of the divorce and to try to maintain the parties’ standard of living similar to when they were married. Different types of alimony in Maryland Alimony Pendente Lite supports one spouse temporarily while [...]

$6.4 Million to Freddie Gray’s Family from the City of Baltimore

The Cohen Legal Team is all about compensation. Fighting for justice when our clients have been treated unfairly is one of the most important parts of our practice.  However, it should be noted that this $6.4 million dollar settlement for the family of Freddie Gray exceeds the combined total of more than 120 other lawsuits brought against Baltimore City Police for alleged brutality and misconduct since 2011. We have [...]

Top 10 Things NOT TO DO after a Car Accident

It may sound silly, but these innocent errors can negatively affect your auto accident case. Even if you are trying to do and say the right things, there are many ways you can hurt your case. The Cohen Legal Team has identified what we believe are the TOP 10 mistakes you can make.  You may have a legitimate case and you don’t want to ruin it.  This list will [...]

Marijuana Users Celebrate Tomorrow

Tomorrow if you have less than 10 grams of marijuana….you do not face up to one year in jail in Maryland. Some say it is about time. Most of my clients are cheering Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley signed two marijuana related bills into law that will go into effect tomorrow, October 1st. The first decriminalizes the possession of small amounts of marijuana. Possession of less than 10 grams of [...]