Author Archives: Tim Leahy

About Tim Leahy

Timothy P. Leahy, a partner at the firm, practices law in Maryland and the District of Columbia and is a member of the American, Maryland, D.C, and Prince George’s County Bar associations. He received his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Baltimore Law School in May 2000, earned his M.B.A. in 1993 at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, and his B.S. in Transportation & Logistics at Maryland in 1990. Timothy brings over 10 years experience in business to his practice of the law and focuses on litigation and general practice matters. A former home improvement contractor and army reservist, he volunteers with Christmas in April and has coached for the Bowie Boys & Girls Club. He is a Board member of his homeowners association, pro bono counsel for Bowie CLAW, and a volunteer Mediator for the District Court of Maryland. Timothy moved to Bowie in 1982 and lives there with his wife of 24 years and two sons.

Fault Grounds in Divorces Eliminated in Maryland!

It’s been six (6) years since Maryland made divorce more simple, eliminating the need for a corroborating witness at trial. Now, it’s again being simplified. On October 1st, 2023, Maryland law will make it easier to get a divorce, or … Continue reading

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Don’t steal from the elderly and diminished. It’s elder abuse.

The Judge asked from the Bench: “Why isn’t this Elder Abuse? I’m glad you called the police” after a real estate agent got a woman with dementia to sign over her $230,000.00 house to her son, for $60,000.00. Important enough … Continue reading

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Don’t mess with Texas – or a Judgment against you anywhere!

  Although I’m a Maryland and D.C. attorney a recent Texas child support case makes the point that you should never ignore a lawsuit and probably need an attorney to deal with it or any judgment that is ever entered … Continue reading

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Corroborating Witness No Longer Required for Maryland Divorce

If you are seeking a divorce in Maryland it might surprise you to learn that up until October 1, 2016 couples were required to have a corroborating witness testify as to their divorce grounds. To get a divorce based on … Continue reading

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More Red Light Scameras in Montgomery County

It’s hard for people to take the time off from work to fight malfunctioning speed and red light cameras which have fines ranging from $40 to $75 dollars. But if we don’t, or don’t get our elected officials to remove … Continue reading

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