My adversary in a family law case inherited significant assets from her parents, and is concealing them from the court.
The late parents of my adversary were residents of North East, MD (Cecil County) at the time they passed (2004 and 2014).
Her inheritance is her sole and separate property, which you do not get to share pursuant to Maryland law. Are there large amounts of marital assets or debts to take into account?
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Through your discovery request you can request that she provide said documentation. If she does not provide the requested documents through discovery you can go to the probate office in Cecil County and obtain copies of the probate file which may provide you with some of the information and possibly help you on the right track to find additional information/documentation.
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You should be able to obtain information from the Cecil County Register of Wills. As a general rule, gifts and inheritance are not considered marital property. You would not be entitled to a share of non-marital property such as gifts and inheritance. A consultation with a divorce attorney can be helpful in educating you about the differences between marital and non-marital property.
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