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Embracing Imperfection

February 8, 2019

Like many professionals, particularly the lawyer type, I have a tendency to be “Type A.” With this comes the need to be a perfectionist. This can lead to additional stress and anxiety, because who doesn’t need that…

Saturday Side Hustle: What is “Natural”?

February 8, 2019

A recent market trend when food shopping is a greater increase in seeing words like “natural,” “100% natural,” “all natural,” or “made from natural ingredients” on food product packages. Even though nobody knows what that may mean (at least legally), they seem to like it. So…how does that work?

Child Custody Modification

February 7, 2019

In the State of Maryland, courts will modify existing child custody and visitation arrangements in accordance with the best interests of the child. However, they will only do so upon a showing of a materially changed circumstance reasonably believed to affect the child’s welfare…

Friday Factoid Quiz: Hearts, Chocolate and Flowers

February 7, 2019

Valentine’s Day will be here soon!!!  To honor the season of love, test your knowledge of these company logos associated with hearts, chocolate and flowers.

The Cannabusiness Key | Lessons from the Litigator: What Your Cannabis Business Formation Documents Should (and Shouldn’t) Say

February 6, 2019

Nichole Galvin, an attorney at Offit Kurman, will discuss the prenuptial steps that should be taken when forming a cannabis business, and what you can do now to protect yourself and your business in a corporate divorce.

Is THAT Legal – Bingo Playing Edition

February 6, 2019

“Is THAT Legal?” shines a light on not-so-obvious statutory and/or regulatory laws the existence of which you might find surprising and serves to remind that consulting a knowledgeable legal advisor before acting might just help you avoid breaking a law you didn’t even know existed! Test your knowledge with this short quiz today!

M&A Nugget: The Evolving NDA

February 5, 2019

What is the first agreement a purchaser and target should sign in the transaction process?  The Non-Disclosure Agreement, or NDA.  In its simplest form, the NDA protects confidential information that is exchanged from being used other than for purposes of evaluating the transaction.  Over time, NDAs have evolved and become more complicated…

Legalized Sports Betting In Your State? Not If, But When

February 5, 2019

Sports betting is a multi-billion-dollar industry. But outside of the casinos in Las Vegas, Nevada, it has traditionally been run and controlled illegally by the criminal underworld or shady offshore enterprises. That all changed when the Supreme Court determined…

The Weekly Scenario: When Is A Special Needs Trust Useful?

February 4, 2019

Question: Are there times a special needs trust would be useful outside of protecting a beneficiary from receiving government support in a means-tested program?

Read Delete: How Rich Is Rich?

February 4, 2019

A recent poll revealed that the definition of rich differs. The results found that Americans believe an annual income between $90,000 and $100,000 is necessary to be considered rich…