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Eight Attorneys Named Maryland Rising Stars

Super LawyersEight Cordell & Cordell divorce attorneys were recently recognized as Maryland Rising Stars by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters rating service of outstanding attorneys.

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Erin King Named Rising Star by Super Lawyers

Super LawyersCordell & Cordell Franklin divorce attorney Erin King was recently recognized as a Rising Star in the family law practice area by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters rating service of outstanding attorneys.

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Erin King Interviewed by The Commercial Appeal About Rise in Divorce Filings Amid COVID-19

Cordell & Cordell Regional Managing Attorney Erin King was interviewed by The Commercial Appeal newspaper in Memphis, Ten., discussing the rise of divorce filings in Shelby County and how the COVID-19 pandemic may have played a part in the increase.

Ms. King highlighted how the pandemic may have added stress to marriages that already had existing issues.

“I don’t think COVID caused some of these problems that we’re seeing in clients,” Ms. King said. “I do think it has been a tipping point for many.”

She also emphasized the need to readdress financial obligations like spousal and child support amid the furloughs and other economic impacts of the pandemic.

“As parties have lost their jobs, or seen a reduction in child support income, it’s become necessary to address those types of things,” Ms. King said.

Click to read about the increase in divorce filings in Shelby County, Ten.

COVID-19 and Divorce: Good News Across the U.S.

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, family courts around the country have found inventive ways of implementing technology, in order to host hearings for families in desperate situations.

Pandemics complicate divorce, child custody, child support, and spousal support situations, but as the courts begin to open up with strict health and safety guidelines and continue to host video conferenced hearings, men and fathers have been experiencing positive results.

Cordell & Cordell’s Virtual Town Hall on COVID-19 and divorce highlighted these success stories and offered tips and strategies for those facing similar situations.

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