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Are Land Surveys Really Necessary?

11/4/2019

Buying a property can be an expensive process.  Among the many costs that a buyer faces, such as the cost of inspections, transfer taxes, and ...

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What to Pack Before Disaster Strikes

9/23/2019

We all know the statistic: over half of all small businesses that experience disaster will never reopen.  Despite this fact, many businesses don’t have ...

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Selling Your Business? SHHHHH!

9/23/2019

You are looking at selling the business you have built over many years. You are excited about the prospect of retiring or maybe pursuing another ...

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Prepayment Penalties: An Unwelcome Surprise

8/6/2019

Whether you have applied for a loan or are thinking about doing so, it is important to consider whether you could be charged a fee ...

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THE MANAGEMENT BUYOUT: Looking Within for an Exit Strategy

7/5/2019

With more and more Baby Boomers seeking to retire, we are witnessing an uptick in business owners looking for an exit strategy.  For some, the ...

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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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Is Your Business the Target of Social Engineering?

3/29/2019

Have you or your business been the victim of “social engineering”?  Although you may never have heard the term “social engineering,” you are probably already ...

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How Public are Complaints Against Physicians?

3/29/2019

Patients rely on the integrity and competence of physicians to safely administer medical treatment, medications, and advice.  Whenever a patient experiences an unexpected response to ...

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How to Prepare for Litigation as a Business Owner

3/4/2019

Most owners of small businesses trust that doing the right thing, such as taking care of their employees, and respecting their customers and suppliers, will ...

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The Use of Business Entities for Asset Preservation

3/4/2019

One of the most effective ways to protect a business owner's personal assets is to operate the business through a corporation, LLC, limited partnership ...

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Computer and Social Media Policies for the Workplace

1/30/2019

Virtually every company relies on computers, email, and the internet to operate, and has employees who use the company’s computers, email, and internet access ...

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New Year, New Updates!

12/26/2018

A healthy employer and employee relationship is key to a productive work environment. By annually updating your employment policies and handbooks, you will maintain consistency ...

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HOW TO DEAL WITH THE ISSUES OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA IN THE WORKPLACE

11/20/2018

With the most recent election, 32 states and the District of Columbia now allow the use of marijuana (or cannabis) for medical purposes.  While each ...

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Top Strategies for Healthcare Providers to Limit Risks with Electronic Healthcare Records

11/19/2018

There is no doubt that, for most health care providers, Electronic Health Records (EHRs) have become one of the central components of any healthcare practice ...

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Farrell & Gunderson Law to Join Davis, Agnor, Rapaport & Skalny, LLC

10/23/2018

P R E S S   R E L E A S E   

For Immediate Release  

Farrell & Gunderson Law to Join Davis, Agnor, Rapaport & Skalny Addition ...

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The Essential Role of Insurance in a Business Succession Plan

10/5/2018

One of the most common concerns that an owner of a closely-held business faces regarding business succession is liquidity. How can the future owners of ...

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Contemplating a Construction or Renovation Project?

10/4/2018

When you’re planning a major construction or renovation project for your business or for your home, the importance of hiring a general contractor is ...

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Top Traps for Unwary Tenants

8/30/2018

For many businesses that are trying to rent space, negotiating a commercial lease is a major decision that involves hours of research and planning. You ...

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Devil in the Details - How the 666 days between floods is temporarily banning development in Ellicott City

8/20/2018

 

On May 27, 2018, 666 days after the July 30, 2016 Ellicott City Flood, the historic downtown neighborhood experienced something no one ever thought would ...

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Brand Awareness: Important Considerations When Licensing Your Brand

8/8/2018

 

Licensing your intellectual property can be an efficient and profitable way for your business to build upon its brand.  After all, allowing a third party ...

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