March 21st, 2023

What Are Grandparents Rights?

Recognition of grandparent rights is a fairly recent trend and a bit of a misnomer. Grandparent rights refer to the legal rights of grandparents to have access to their grandchildren, either through visitation or custody,…

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March 14th, 2023

Matt Pavlides Recognized in The Daily Record’s Leaders in Law List

Stein Sperling Commercial litigation attorney Matthew Pavlides has been named a 2023 Daily Record Leader in Law. The award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated exceptional leadership, expertise, and a commitment to making a positive impact…

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March 7th, 2023

Great Time to Consider IRS Streamlined Submission Programs

Now that the Supreme Court has clarified the maximum exposure for penalties related to a nonwillful failing to file the annual Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (colloquially known as an FBAR), taxpayers should…

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Tax Attorney David De Jong

March 1st, 2023

February Federal Tax Update

INDIVIDUALS In Green Rock, LLC v. Commissioner, 131 AFTR2d 2023-562, an Alabama Federal District Court joined the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Tax Court in striking down the labeling of syndicated conservation easements…

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February 28th, 2023

Legally Speaking With Aron Benjamin: Maryland New Law Update 2023

Join Stein Sperling’s personal injury and criminal law attorney Aron Benjamin as he speaks with estates, trusts & probate attorney Sarah Broder and employment and business law attorney Darla McClure about new laws in Maryland in 2023,…

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February 23rd, 2023

Darla McClure Talks Employment Law and Marijuana Legalization With The Daily Record

Employment law attorney Darla McClure was quoted in a recent article by The Daily Record on the employer’s perspective of Maryland’s recent marijuana legislation entitled “Employers may need to change employee policies with new marijuana…

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Mother breastfeeding her child

February 14th, 2023

Navigating the Intersection of Breastfeeding and Custody: Balancing Baby’s Best Interests

Recently, there has been an uptick in a mom’s “right” to breastfeed a child during a custody battle including a recent case that garnered national headlines. The law has continuously evolved on this subject, and…

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Key in Car Ignition

February 3rd, 2023

Buyer Beware When Buying Used Kia, Hyundai Vehicles

For years now, insurance companies and law enforcement agencies have been battling an increasing number of car thefts, especially with KIA and Hyundai vehicles. Hyundai vehicles from 2016-2021 and Kia vehicles from 2011-October of 2021…

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Tax Attorney David De Jong

February 1st, 2023

January Federal Tax Update

INDIVIDUALS In Patacsil v. Commissioner, TC Memo 2023-8, the Tax Court required a couple to report relief from indebtedness income inasmuch as they did not prove the value of their business or real estate as…

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January 27th, 2023

Video Series: Legally Speaking with Aron Benjamin

Wills, Trusts & How to Spare Your Heirs featuring Estates, Trusts & Probate Attorney Micah Bonaviri Join Stein Sperling’s personal injury and criminal law attorney Aron Benjamin as he speaks with estates, trusts and probate…

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