What Every Marylander Needs to Know About Auto Crash Liability

If you've recently been in a car crash, you should consult an attorney as soon as possible—but not without some key information about auto crash liability laws in Maryland. The first thing you need to know is your deadline for potentially litigating a claim. The statute of limitations in Maryland is three years for both personal injury and property damage lawsuits, which means if  you decide to do so, you must file a Read More

Which Business Entity Is Right for You?

Selecting a legal structure for your company is one of the most important business decisions you will make. Your choice will dictate the amount of paperwork the company will have to do, your ability to raise funds, your personal liability, and how much you have to pay in taxes. Each option has its advantages and drawbacks, and knowing what they are will make your decision a better-informed one. Sole Read More

Leave it to the Professionals: Understanding the Risks Inherent in a DIY Estate Plan

Thanks to the Internet, DIY estate planning has never been easier, or cheaper. Information is abundant online, forms practically fill themselves out, and you save money on advisor’s fees. It sounds great, but there could be a cloud lurking behind that silver lining. While it is technically possible to “do it yourself,” there are real risks involved when you arrange the distribution of your hard-earned wealth Read More

A Brief Introduction To Maryland Eminent Domain

Government entities have the ability to take private property for a public purpose (such as a highway, school or transit project) provided they offer fair compensation to the owner. It’s a controversial process, but not sudden or abrupt as some people assume. There is no swooping in on some hapless property owner—Maryland law requires certain steps to be followed before the government can assume control of land Read More