January 19th, 2023

SECURE Act 2.0: What You Need to Know

On December 29, 2022, President Joe Biden signed the SECURE Act 2.0 into law as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act.  More comprehensive than the original SECURE Act of 2019, here are a handful of…

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January 13th, 2023

Monica Harms Speaks on Healing Broken Families Podcast

Family law attorney Monica Garcia Harms joined host Barbara La Pointe on the podcast Healing Broken Families on the topics of co-parenting and vaccines, as well as posting on social media during a divorce. Monica…

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January 12th, 2023

January Brings Minimum Wage Increases Across the DMV

As of January 1, 2023, Maryland state minimum wage raised to $13.25 an hour for companies with 15 or more employees. It’s set to continue to rise each year until it reaches $15 an hour…

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Tax Attorney David De Jong

January 1st, 2023

December Federal Tax Update

INDIVIDUALS Public Law No. 117-228, the Respect for Marriage Act, repeals references in the Internal Revenue Code and elsewhere in federal law to marriage being between a man and a woman. SECURE 2.0 Act of…

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Date of Event: Tuesday, January 10, 2023

What Financial Professionals Need to Know About The Secure Act 2.0

The Secure Act 2.0, part of the omnibus spending legislation, makes numerous changes in the retirement plan law. It raises in 2023 the usual age when minimum distributions must commence to 73. It increases the…

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December 22nd, 2022

Video Series: Legally Speaking with Aron Benjamin

Custody – The Holidays & Beyond featuring Family Law Attorney Monica Garcia Harms Join Stein Sperling’s personal injury and criminal law attorney Aron Benjamin as he speaks with family law attorney Monica Garcia Harms about…

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December 20th, 2022

35 Stein Sperling Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers Maryland on 2023 List

Stein Sperling is proud to announce 35 of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion on the 2023 Maryland Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists, including attorneys on the Top 10, Top 50, and Top…

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December 12th, 2022

The New Reality of Civil and/or Criminal Accident Liability While Using EV Autopilot

Can You Be Held Responsible For An Accident Which Occurred When You Were Not Physically Driving? For many years now autopilot has been talked about and sold to the public as the future of automobile…

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Tax Attorney David De Jong

December 1st, 2022

November Federal Tax Update

INDIVIDUALS In Tillman-Kelly v. Commissioner, TC Memo 2022-111, the Tax Court found that payment to a whistleblower for retaliation against him was includable in income as humiliation and isolation did not constitute physical injury. RETIREMENT…

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November 18th, 2022

The Intersection of Divorce and Taxes: What You Need to Know

One thing that people in the middle of a divorce don’t realize right away is how intertwined divorce law can be with other areas of law, such as tax, real estate, business, and/or estates and…

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