2018 Super Lawyers

December 15th, 2017

2018 Maryland Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Includes 24 Stein Sperling Attorneys

Stein Sperling is pleased to announce that 24 of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion on the 2018 Maryland Super Lawyers lists, including attorneys on Top 10, Top 50 and Top 10 lists. A…

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Woman in foot cast reading bill

December 14th, 2017

Can someone with a criminal record still pursue a personal injury claim?

Having a prior criminal conviction does not mean that you lose the right to be compensated for someone else’s negligence.  However, there are a couple of things to keep in mind if you have to…

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Share Your Estate

November 20th, 2017

Your Spouse Has a Right to a Share of Your Estate

Did you know that your surviving spouse has a right to claim a share of your estate upon your death – even if you have a Will providing otherwise?  In other words, you may not…

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Divorce in Maryland Marital Home

November 6th, 2017

FAQs about Divorce in Maryland: The Marital Home

Can I continue to live in the house with the children after I get divorced? The Court can award a spouse (with residential custody of a minor child) use and possession of the marital home…

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Car Damaged After Collision

October 24th, 2017

Does My Immigration Status Matter When I Have Been the Victim in a Collision?

If you are an immigrant in the United States, you have rights to pursue a claim for personal injuries sustained as a result of another’s negligence, regardless of your legal status. Many times when reporting…

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Will Measure Up

October 13th, 2017

Will Call: Does Your Last Will and Testament Measure Up in Maryland, D.C. or Virginia?

Making an annual tradition of reviewing your Last Will and Testament (“Will”) is a wise addition to your yearly financial maintenance and planning activities. This year, when you dust off your Will, it may behoove…

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Probate Monopoly Card

October 3rd, 2017

Estate Planning FAQs: Maryland Probate

How does the Probate process begin? With the help of a qualified estate planning attorney (usually the decedent’s attorney who prepared his or her Will and other estate documents) files a petition for Probate, on…

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Beneficiary family with baby

September 27th, 2017

Why Beneficiary Designations Must Coordinate with Your Estate Plan

In developing a comprehensive estate plan, it is critical to understand which, if any, of your investment assets have or could have a beneficiary. If there are such investment assets, then the naming of that…

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Valuing a Professional Practice

September 14th, 2017

Special Considerations in Valuing Professional Practices

IRS Circular 230 Disclosure The information contained in this presentation is not intended to provide Federal tax advice within the meaning of IRS Circular 230, but is a presentation prepared and/or designed to provide educational…

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Last Will and Testament

August 11th, 2017

Decoding Estate Planning: Glossary of Common Terms

Estate planning can be a complicated process, made more so by the many terms not used in everyday interactions. The following definitions will help you understand legal terms and phrases which are relevant to wills,…

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