Maryland Judiciary Case Search
(http://casesearch.courts.state.md.us/casesearch/) – The docket entries and basic case information for most cases filed in Maryland District or Circuit Courts are available on Maryland Case Search. Certain cases such as adoptions are not available online, while portions of other cases, such as the names of petitioners in domestic violence proceedings, may also be unavailable.
Circuit Court for Montgomery County
(http://montgomerycountymd.gov/cct/index.html) – The MoCo Circuit Court’s website provides the Court’s daily docket, which is updated every 5 minutes throughout each business day, directories for court staff and departments, and directions and parking information.
Register of Wills Estate Search
(http://registers.maryland.gov/main/search.html) – Similar to Maryland Judiciary Case Search, this site allows you to search for information on nearly any estate that has been filed with the Register of Wills Offices throughout Maryland.
Domestic Violence Information and Resources
(https://www.courts.state.md.us/legalhelp/domesticviolence) – including information on where you can file a petition for a protective order with the Commissioner’s Office of the District Court, which is open 24 hours a day, in the county where you live.
IRS Forms and Instructions
(https://www.irs.gov/forms-instructions) – This searchable website provides helpful information for both family law and estate cases.
Child Support Services
(http://dhr.maryland.gov/child-support-services/) – This website for Maryland’s Department of Human Services allows obligor parents to pay their child support, recipient parents to check the status of their accounts, and other individuals to calculate child support and obtain other info.
Our Family Wizard
(www.ourfamilywizard.com) - Provides tools for divorced or never married parents, custody schedules, parenting plans and more to help with child custody arrangements.
BOOKS FOR DIVORCING ADULTS
Too Good to Leave, Too Bad to Stay by Mira Kirschenbaum
Growing-Up With Divorce: Helping Your Child Avoid Immediate and Later Emotional Problems by Neil Kalter
Getting Past Your Breakup: How to Turn a Devastating Loss into the Best Thing That Ever Happened to You by Susan J Elliott
Mom’s House, Dad’s House: Making Two Homes For Your Child by Isolina Ricci
Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself by Melody Beattie
- Transformational Divorce: Discover Yourself, Reclaim Your Dreams, and Embrace Life’s Unlimited Possibilities by Karen Kahn Wilson
BOOKS FOR CHILDREN DURING DIVORCE
I Wish I Had My Father by Norma Simon
Two Homes by Claire Masurel
Standing on My Own Two Feet: A Child's Affirmation of Love in the Midst of Divorce by Tamara Schmitz
- Sun Kisses, Moon Hugs by Susan Schaefer Bernardo