Eggshell Audit

March 14th, 2018

Representing the Troubled Taxpayer – Handling an “eggshell” audit

What is an “eggshell” audit? An eggshell audit is a civil IRS examination with underlying criminal issues. Representation during an eggshell audit should be limited to: tax controversy attorneys and CPAs under a Kovel agreement…

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March 6th, 2018

The Impact of Injuries: What Is Pain and Suffering?

Nothing has gone according to plan. First, you were injured in a car accident that was someone else’s fault.  You went to the doctor, but now the insurance company representing the other driver is being…

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Property Damage

February 12th, 2018

Property Damage: Duty to Mitigate Damages in Maryland

After being involved in a car accident, many people’s greatest concern is having their car repaired and back on the road as soon as possible. If your vehicle is damaged in a car accident in…

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Maryland Admission Tax

January 15th, 2018

Maryland’s Admission and Amusement Tax is No Joke

This article was originally published in the January 2018 edition of the Beverage Journal, a wine and spirits industry publication for Maryland for restaurant, tavern, social/private clubs and store owners.  Maryland’s Admissions and Amusement Tax is…

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December 28th, 2017

Estates and Trusts attorney Steven Widdes featured in Maryland Super Lawyers Magazine

Stein Sperling Estate and Trusts attorney Steven Widdes was featured on the cover of the 2018 Maryland Super Lawyers annual magazine. The profile explores Steve’s past and how he uses humor to help diffuse the…

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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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