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Family Law

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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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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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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2020 Legislative Update

6/18/2020

The Maryland General Assembly opened its 2020 session on January 8th.  This year, 2,745 bills were filed and a total of 600 bills were ...

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Special Edition - Covid-19 Updates

3/23/2020

CERTAIN EMPLOYERS REQUIRED TO PROVIDE EMERGENCY PAID SICK LEAVE AND EMERGENCY FAMILY LEAVE RELATED TO THE CORONAVIRUS

On March 18, 2020, Congress passed and President ...

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Important COVID-19 Updates

3/17/2020

For Businesses, Entrepreneurs & Organizations

CONTRACTS

The business impact of the novel COVID-19 virus outbreak has many business owners reviewing the "force majeure" clauses in their ...

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Legal Documents in 2020 and Beyond

2/6/2020
Everyone likes shortcuts, right? It saves you time! However, when it comes to legal documents, you should never take a shortcut. Due to the amount ...
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Super Lawyer 2020

DAVIS, AGNOR, RAPAPORT & SKALNY, LLC ANNOUNCES EIGHT ATTORNEYS NAMED 2020 SUPER LAWYERS

2/5/2020

The law firm of Davis, Agnor, Rapaport & Skalny, LLC announced that five of its partners, Paul Skalny, Alisa Cummins, Michael Davis, Angela Grau, and Scott ...

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What is Guardianship - A Three Part Series

12/16/2019

What happens when someone becomes disabled and can no longer manage his or her financial affairs?  Perhaps that person has dementia, suffered a stroke, or ...

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Where to Start When it Comes to Adoptions

11/4/2019

Adoption is the legal method by which a parent-child relationship is created. Rather than by genetics or birth, the relationship is formed by way of ...

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Collaborative Family Practice - What Is It, and Can It Work For Me?

9/23/2019

Collaborative Practice is a form of “alternative dispute resolution” that can be a valuable alternative to litigation and trial.  In the context of family disputes ...

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Signing Estate Plan

Is Your Estate Plan Really Complete?

9/23/2019

Many people think that signing their Will or Revocable Trust is the last step in executing their estate plan. Often, there are additional actions that ...

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Alternative Dispute Resolution - A Great Solution to Resolving Legal Conflicts

8/6/2019

All successful businesses operate in a collaborative manner with their customers, vendors, and employees, utilizing contracts to establish and document all parties’ obligations and rights ...

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Does a Prenuptial Agreement take all the Romance out of Marriage?

7/5/2019

Referred to casually and colloquially as a “prenup,” a prenuptial agreement, antenuptial agreement, or premarital agreement is an agreement entered into between parties before their ...

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2019 Legislative Update

5/29/2019

The Maryland General Assembly opened its 2019 session on January 9th. During this year's session, 2,500 bills were filed and a total of ...

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Fiduciary Litigation: Family Law for the 21st Century

3/29/2019

With unprecedented family wealth transferring from our “Greatest Generation” and “Baby Boomers” to younger generations, competition among family members for that wealth is becoming an ...

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Contemplating a Separation or Divorce and Unsure Where to Start?

3/4/2019

Family law is an intricate and complex legal area – often made more so because it frequently involves personal difficulties and intense emotions. Family law issues ...

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