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Is Marital Property Divided 50/50 Upon Divorce In Maryland?

September 24, 2013

Is marital property divided 50/50 upon divorce in Maryland? Not automatically.  The law in Maryland provides that, after the court…

Compliance with Maryland Home Improvement Laws

September 23, 2013

Any company or individual that performs construction work for homeowners in the state of Maryland is likely considered a Home…

Elie vs. Ifrah: Online Poker and the Black Friday Backlash

September 23, 2013

It seems not too long ago that online poker dominated the gambling world. Then it happened: “Black Friday,” the name…

The Weekly Scenario from Steve Shane – 9.23.13

September 23, 2013

Question:  I set up an Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust (or “ILIT”) a few years ago.  The trust owns a whole…

Friday Factoid – 9.20.13

September 20, 2013

Botox was originally invented to treat muscular disorders such as uncontrollable eye-blinking. In 1991, Allergan purchased the rights to make…

We Are Ready To Separate, What Do I Have To File To Make It Official?

September 20, 2013

We are ready to separate, what do I have to file to make it official? Nothing.  In Maryland, there is…

Inc. Magazine names Offit Kurman to List of 5000 Fastest Growing Companies

September 19, 2013

Offit Kurman Attorneys at Law is very happy to announce that we were recently named to Inc. magazine’s 2013 list…

What Insurance do I need as a Landlord?

September 18, 2013

As a landlord, it is crucial that you are properly insured. After all, you do not want to get stuck…

The Weekly Scenario from Steve Shane – 9.16.13

September 16, 2013

Question:  I am a beneficiary of my mother’s estate.  My brother is the Personal Representative.  How do I know my…

Compensation and Compliance Matters – September 13, 2013

September 13, 2013

What’s in a Contract? An LO Comp Audit, or an Ally? Now more than ever, lenders have to pay careful…