Duties of a Personal Rep

February 5th, 2019

Duties of a Personal Representative/Executor

A Personal Representative (commonly referred to as an Executor), of an estate is an individual or institution designated to administer the estate of a decedent.  As a fiduciary, a Personal Representative must settle and distribute…

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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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Date of Event: Jan. 10, 2019

Update for Accountants and Financial Planners

This trio of presentations will update accountants and financial planners on topics affecting their clients. Attorneys from Stein Sperling’s Tax and Business Law groups will offer three sessions for a total of 3 CPR credits…

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New Years Resolution

December 31st, 2018

A Resolution for 2019 and Every Year: Reviewing Your Estate Plan

As we approach the holidays, make out way through the New Year and into Spring, many will be trying to keep our New Year’s resolutions on track. With this in mind, we suggest an additional…

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Child Safety Seat

December 8th, 2018

When Kids are in an Accident – Special Considerations in Maryland

There are many factors to consider when you are in an auto accident in addition to your rights to file a claim for property damage or bodily injury. There are even more when a child…

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ILIT Family Sketch

November 13th, 2018

Advantages of an Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust (ILIT)

As many are aware, in 2018 the federal estate tax exemption is currently $11.18 million, the Maryland estate tax exemption is $4 million (increasing to $5 million in 2019) and the D.C. estate tax exemption…

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Managing Partners

November 1st, 2018

Stein Sperling Transitions Managing Partners

Stein Sperling is pleased to announce that Jeff Schwaber has succeeded Millard Bennett as the firm’s Managing Partner. This move culminates a carefully crafted five-year transition plan.  An indispensable member of the Stein Sperling team…

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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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September 24th, 2018

Best Lawyers in America recognizes Nine Stein Sperling attorneys

Stein Sperling Bennett De Jong Driscoll PC is pleased to announce that nine lawyers, Millard Bennett, Julie Christopher, David De Jong, David Driscoll, Monica Garcia Harms, Ann Jakabcin, Matthew Pavlides, Paul Stein and Steve Widdes…

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September 7th, 2018

Stein Sperling Is Honored To Welcome Matthew J. Pavlides

Stein Sperling is pleased to announce Matthew J. Pavlides has joined the firm’s civil litigation department as a Principal. Matt represents local and national clients in the area of government contracts, corporate governance and disputes, bid protest…

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