Father and son relationship

February 3rd, 2020

Do Fathers Have an Equal Opportunity to Get Custody of Their Children?

What role, if any, does a parent’s gender have in custody cases?  This analysis is not applicable to same-sex couples’ custody disputes.  However, when a child’s parents are of different genders, there is a common…

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Clock face on Bill

January 29th, 2020

New Overtime Rule Raises Salary Threshold to $35,568

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has finally ruled on the new salary threshold for purposes of determining whether an employee is exempt from overtime. The new salary threshold is $684 per week or $35,568…

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Police Traffic Stop

January 22nd, 2020

Court Rules Marijuana Odor No Longer Probable Cause to Search

A police officer stops a car for going through a red light. He approaches and through the driver’s open window detects the odor of marijuana, which alerts the officer to the presence of a controlled,…

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Washingtonian Top Financial Advisors

January 13th, 2020

Two Stein Sperling Attorneys Featured in Washingtonian

Stein Sperling Estates, Trusts & Probate attorneys Micah Bonaviri and Steven Widdes were featured in Washingtonian’s roundup of the region’s “Top Financial Advisers” in the December edition, which includes a section on Estate Planning. In…

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SECURE Act Seminar

Date of Event: Tuesday, January 28, 2020

The SECURE Act: Dramatic Changes in Retirement Rules & Other Late December 2019 Tax Provisions

After legislation languished for many months, Congress recently passed the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act (SECURE Act). David De Jong and Steven Widdes with Stein Sperling’s Tax and Estates and Trusts departments…

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2020 Maryland Super Lawyers

December 16th, 2019

28 Stein Sperling Attorneys on 2020 Maryland Super Lawyers List

Stein Sperling is proud to announce 28 of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion on the 2020 Maryland Super Lawyers list, including attorneys on the Top 10, Top 50, and Top 100 lists. A…

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Business Sale Graphic

December 2nd, 2019

Letters of Intent in M&A Transactions

When a buyer is interested in purchasing a business, they usually present the seller with a letter of intent setting forth the material terms of the offer. The letter of intent sets forth the purchase…

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Best Law Firms 2020

November 6th, 2019

Stein Sperling Included in 2020 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”

Stein Sperling has been ranked in the 2020 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list nationally in three areas and regionally in eight areas. Firms included in the 2020 “Best Law Firms” list…

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Bethesda Magazine Stein Sperling Attorneys

October 31st, 2019

20 Stein Sperling Attorneys Listed Among “Top Attorneys 2019” in Bethesda Magazine

In their November/December 2019 edition, Bethesda Magazine published a list of top attorneys in Montgomery County. 20 Stein Sperling attorneys—in the areas of Business/Corporate Law, Civil Litigation, Criminal Defense, Family Law, Personal Injury and Trusts…

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December Update for Accountants

Date of Event: Thursday, December 5, 2019

December Update for Accountants and Financial Planners

Three presentations by attorneys from Stein Sperling’s Tax Law and Estates and Trusts departments will update accountants and financial planners on topics affecting their clients. A total of 3 CPE credits are available. Top 15…

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