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Estate Planning & Elder Law

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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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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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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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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How to Handle Your Required Minimum IRA Distribution During COVID

8/20/2020

Earlier this year, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, enacted by Congress to mitigate economic damage due to COVID, temporarily modified rules ...

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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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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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Went Home for the Holidays? What to Consider When Parents Show Signs of Needing Help.

2/6/2020

As we are all recovering from the holiday season and getting back into our regular routine, many of us are thinking back on recent visits ...

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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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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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Death Taxes in Maryland: Should You Be Concerned?

7/5/2019

As our estate and trust attorneys can confirm, many of the clients who consult with us after experiencing the loss of a loved one must ...

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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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2019 Maryland Legislative Review - Estate and Tax Planning

4/29/2019

The first year of the four-year cycle for the General Assembly is usually is slower year, a year of learning by all of the new ...

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PRESS RELEASE

3/20/2019

For Immediate Release   

Davis, Agnor, Rapaport and Skalny, LLC, one of the region’s leading law firms, today announced that Laura Lynn Thomas has joined ...

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This Year Resolve to Fund your Trust

2/4/2019

Many individuals who have set up an estate plan use a tool referred to as a “revocable trust” (sometimes called a “living trust”).  One of ...

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The Law Offices of Alisa G. Cummins, PC Joins Davis, Agnor, Rapaport & Skalny, LLC

1/18/2019

Press Release

For Immediate Release

Attorney Alisa G. Cummins Brings Depth of Experience To Resolve Complex Family Law Matters

Columbia, Maryland - January 16, 2019 - The ...

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Are there Roadblocks Preventing You from Starting Your Estate Plan?

12/19/2018

Estate planning deals with issues that are of enormous significance in all of our lives, such as the financial and medical care that we’ll ...

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