August 22nd, 2018

Why Everyone Needs a Will

If you have questions about creating a Will or estate plan please contact a member of our estates and trusts department at 301-340-2020. It’s a common misconception that a Will, or any estate planning for that matter,…

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Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

August 22nd, 2018

Medical Marijuana and the Workplace

With Medial Marijuana now legal in Maryland, employers question how to handle an employee who tests positive for marijuana.  While many employers currently have policies in place that prohibit the use of marijuana, what does…

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August 1st, 2018

U.S. Supreme Court Ends “Tax Free” Internet sales

The days of tax free internet sales are numbered after the U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled that South Dakota’s sales tax law on out-of-state sellers is constitutional. In South Dakota v. Wayfair Inc., the Court overturned…

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Maryland State Flag Laws

July 20th, 2018

New Law Makes General Contractors Liable For Unpaid Wages Of Their Subcontractors

Effective October 1, 2018, a new Maryland Law called the “General Contractor Liability for Unpaid Wages Act” makes construction general contractors (the “GC”), jointly and severally liable to pay their subcontractor’s employees’ wages, when the…

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Steve Widdes and Ann Jakabcin

July 2nd, 2018

Bethesda Magazine List of Top Estate Lawyers Includes Four From Stein Sperling

Bethesda Magazine once again named Stein Sperling Estates + Trusts attorneys Steven Widdes and Ann Jakabcin among the region’s “Top Estate Lawyers,” in the July/August 2018 edition. Also joining the list this year as rising…

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Car on the back of tow truck

June 25th, 2018

When Your Vehicle Is Towed After An Accident in Maryland

Among the many factors to consider when you are involved in an automobile collision is what happens to your vehicle in the event that it is disabled and needs to be towed. What are your…

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May 10th, 2018

Julie Christopher Interviewed on Tips for Protecting Finances

Stein Sperling family law attorney Julie Christopher was interviewed by Halpern Financial blog article “Life Before Loss: Protect Yourself from Financial Disaster.” Julie shared details on her top five tips for protecting finances. Those tips…

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May 1st, 2018

IRS to End Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP)

In IR-2018-52, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that it would be ending the 2014 Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) on September 28, 2018. Since the original 2009 program launched, more than 56,000 taxpayers have used the…

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2019 DC Super Lawyers

April 30th, 2018

2018 Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers List Includes 22 Stein Sperling Attorneys

Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers magazine, featured in the April 22, 2018, Washington Post Magazine, recognized 23 Stein Sperling attorneys on their 2018 Top 50, Top 100, Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. Super Lawyers develops an annual…

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Gaurdianship Mom and Child

April 24th, 2018

The Importance of Designating Standby Guardians for Young Children

A common reason parents of young children consider estate planning is to ensure their children are properly cared for in the event that either or both parents pass away. Most parents of young children understand the…

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