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What is Maryland Inheritance Tax and Who Pays It?

8/9/2021

You may be aware that when a person dies, their estate may be required to pay a federal estate tax if the estate is over ...

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D.C. Bans Non-Compete Agreements: What Does This Mean for Employers?

8/9/2021

Earlier this year,  Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser signed DC B23-0494, an Act also known as the “Ban on Non-Compete Agreements Amendment Act of ...

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Documents Signed Under Seal and the Statute of Limitations

8/9/2021

 “Statute of Limitations” has become a common term in popular culture, as in “the statute of limitations is about to run on my patience.”  In ...

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Buying or Selling a Business: The Drive for the Goal Line

8/9/2021

We are currently experiencing a significant increase in the number of business buy/sell transactions and it appears that the trend will continue at least ...

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Congratulations to Jeff Agnor and Alisa Cummins

5/21/2021

Davis, Agnor, Rapaport & Skalny, LLC, is proud to announce that both Jeffrey T. Agnor and Alisa Gross Cummins have been selected by The Daily Record ...

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Proposed Changes to the HIPAA Privacy Rules

2/22/2021

On December 10, 2020, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Civil Rights (OCR) issued a notice of the agency’s intent ...

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Alternatives to an Ugly Divorce

2/22/2021

Not all divorces have to be ugly, sometimes you and your partner just grow apart and possibly don’t share the same goals or dreams ...

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Can You Disinherit Your Spouse?

2/22/2021

Recent changes to Maryland law make the answer a resounding “NO”. If you are married and plan to leave your estate to someone other than ...

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DAVIS, AGNOR, RAPAPORT & SKALNY ANNOUNCES EIGHT ATTORNEYS NAMED 2021 SUPER LAWYERS

2/8/2021

The law firm of Davis, Agnor, Rapaport & Skalny, LLC announced that five of its partners, Paul G. Skalny, Alisa G. Cummins, Jeffrey T. Agnor, Angela ...

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WEBINAR: Nonprofit Capacity Building: What It Is and Why It Matters

2/4/2021

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Recently, Cheryl Brown co-hosted a webinar with Ann Quinn from Quinn Strategy ...
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DAVIS, AGNOR, RAPAPORT & SKALNY ANNOUNCE THE ADDITION OF TWO NEW ATTORNEYS WITH THE FIRMS CONTINUED GROWTH

2/2/2021

Columbia, MD - Davis, Agnor, Rapaport & Skalny, LLC, one of the region’s leading law firms, today announced the addition of two new attorneys to their ...

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BAD DEBT: WHEN SHOULD AN ASSOCIATION STOP PURSUING A DELINQUENCY?

12/10/2020

One of the duties imposed on the Board of a condominium, homeowner association or cooperative (“Association”) is to collect assessments from owners.  When an owner ...

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Trademark Application

U.S. Trademark Fees Set to Increase on January 2, 2021

12/10/2020

On November 17, 2020, the United States Patent and Trademark Office published Trademark Fee Adjustment Final Rules in the Federal Register that take effect January ...

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COVID-19 Vaccine: Can Employers Require Employees to be Vaccinated?

12/10/2020

Recent news of available COVID-19 vaccines is a welcome relief for all of us!  For business owners, it signals a returning workforce and hopefully a ...

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Charitable Donations

The 2020 CARES Act Changed How You Can Deduct Your Charitable Contributions

12/10/2020

As part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed by Congress in March of this year, taxpayers who donate cash to ...

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Restaurants Face Challenges Dealing with Food Delivery Services

10/21/2020

The COVID-19 pandemic should have been a golden opportunity for food delivery apps such as Grubhub, DoorDash, Uber Eats, and Postmates.  Thanks to months of ...

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Old Bank for Loans

Small Business Administration & Treasury Release Simplified Forgiveness for Small PPP Loans

10/16/2020

The U.S. Treasury and Small Business Administration (“SBA”) recently issued updated guidance for small businesses that borrowed $50,000 or less under the Paycheck ...

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT INDEMNIFICATION CLAUSES – PART 2

10/14/2020

In a previous article, we discussed the importance of the indemnification clauses in contracts.  To briefly recap, to “indemnify” someone means that one party agrees ...

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Inheritance

Intentional Interference with Inheritance

10/14/2020

Recently, in the case of Barclay v. Castruccio, the Maryland Court of Appeals recognized, for the first time, a claim for intentional interference with an ...

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Child Support

Child Support Law Changes in Maryland

10/14/2020

October 1, 2020 brought a new law in Maryland will change the way child support is calculated for families in which the child or children ...

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