Jointly Titled Accounts are Not Necessarily Jointly Owned Account

September 25th, 2019

Jointly Titled Accounts are Not Necessarily Jointly Owned Accounts

If your name is on a joint account, can you be charged with the theft of funds from that account? The surprising answer may come from a case recently decided by the Court of Appeals…

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Gray Divorce

August 23rd, 2019

Not So Golden Years: FAQs About Divorce in Your 50s and Beyond

Your kids are finally out of the house.  You are on the verge of retirement.  You are looking forward to your golden years.  The big decisions that come with this next step in life sometimes…

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Stein Sperling Best Lawyers 2020

August 15th, 2019

14 Stein Sperling Lawyers Named to 2020 Best Lawyers List

Stein Sperling Bennett De Jong Driscoll PC is pleased to announce that 13 lawyers, Millard Bennett, Julie Christopher, David De Jong, Kathryn Deckert, David Driscoll, Monica Garcia Harms, Ann Jakabcin, Matthew Pavlides, Jeff Schwaber, Andrew…

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ILIT Family Sketch

June 17th, 2019

Dating During Separation

It is not unusual to wonder when it is appropriate to begin dating during the separation and divorce process.  One of the most common questions family law attorneys are asked is the timing of beginning…

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May 16th, 2019

Divorce in the Digital Age: What’s on Your Smartphone?

Two people can keep a secret if one is not a smartphone. In the digital age, electronically stored data can be crucial in a divorce case. Indeed, according to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers,…

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April 19th, 2019

Cryptocurrency and Divorce – Hidden Assets

Understanding cryptocurrency and the questions to ask to locate it is imperative in any divorce to ensure a fair and equitable division of assets. The increasing importance of cryptocurrency is no secret. Bitcoin, the most…

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April 8th, 2019

Tax Attorney Eric Rollinger Speaks on The Divorce Chronicles Podcast

Stein Sperling’s Eric Rollinger joined Tracey Coates for an interview on the Top 8 Changes to Family Law with the Passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on her podcast, The Divorce Chronicles. In…

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Divorce in Maryland Alimony

February 12th, 2019

FAQs about Divorce in Maryland: Alimony

What is alimony? Alimony, sometimes referred to as spousal support or maintenance, is a periodic payment made by one spouse to the other, on a continuing basis, in order to assist the receiving spouse in…

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Big Changes to Divorce: Alimony & Taxes

January 7th, 2019

Big Changes to Divorce: Alimony & Taxes

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act signed into law in December 2017 is arguable the most significant revision of the Internal Revenue Code since 1986 and changes the tax treatment of alimony. Prior to the…

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October 1st, 2018

Divorce in Maryland May Be Speeding Up for Parents

A bill making the divorce process for parents of minor children in Maryland easier and quicker has passed the Senate and House and goes into effect on October 1, 2018. The new law would expand…

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