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Is Your Child Headed to College? The Importance of Having a Financial Power of Attorney and Health Care Directive in Place

Q&A with PK Law Estate Planning Attorney Cheryl Jones

Q:    Why do young adults need Financial Powers of Attorney and Health Care Directives?

A:     At age 18, your child is legally an adult. Because of increasingly protective privacy rules, without these documents in place parents can’t access their adult child’s medical or financial information, or be involved with making medical decisions about their child. Continue reading 

A Wave of New Maryland Laws Affecting Employers Crashing as Early as June 1

The Maryland General Assembly recently enacted legislation that will begin impacting employers as early as this summer. Effective June 1, 2019, Maryland’s minimum wage is set to increase 75 cents every January until the year 2025, at which time it will increase one dollar to reach $15.00 per hour. Employers with fewer than 15 employees will have a longer phase-in period, but must ultimately reach a minimum wage of $15.00 per hour by July 1, 2026. Also of note included in the bill… Continue reading 

New PK Law Podcast Series – KA$H

Coming soon . . . podcast series with Attorneys Kevin Bress and Ashley Nelson-Raut.  Join them for their monthly podcast, KA$H, where they will discuss important estate planning topics and interview special guests with unique knowledge in estate planning and long term care issues.

PK Law Unanimously Elects Kambon Williams to Member

Pessin Katz Law, P.A. (PK Law) has announced the election of Kambon R. Williams to Member. Formerly Senior Litigation Associate, Mr. Williams has worked with the firm since 2012. Mr. William’s practice focuses generally on complex commercial litigation with a specific focus on education, labor & employment, and first-party insurance coverage disputes. This includes handling litigation on behalf of a number of educational institutions that range from mass tort claims… Continue reading 

PK Law Member Elizabeth Green Elected to Board of Directors of ACHARAI: the Shoshana S. Cardin Leadership Institute

Elizabeth A. Green, Member at Pessin Katz Law, P.A. (PK Law) has been elected to the Board of Directors of ACHARAI: The Shoshana S. Cardin Leadership Institute. The organization, which is affiliated with the Center for Leadership, a community-wide initiative of The Associated, organizes a Fellowship program that provides leadership coaching, educational resources and networking opportunities for leaders working in local synagogues, Jewish agencies… Continue reading 


PK Law Learning Center:

Key Strategies for Timing Social Security Benefits

July 9, 2019 — 10:00am – 11:15am: Join PK Law Attorney Cheryl Jones with special guest Sandy Liotta, wealth Management Advisor, CIMA®, CFP®, Merrill Lynch to learn about: How age impacts social security benefits, Working and receiving benefits, Collecting spousal benefits, Collecting spousal benefits on an ex-spouse’s record, Understanding your options and assessing your preferences, Determining a filing strategy, and What you should consider before starting benefits Continue reading 

Medical and End-of-Life Decision Making Workshop

July 11, 2019 — 10:00am – 11:15am: Join PK Law Estate Planning Attorney Kristy Bayus Williams to learn about the legal documents necessary to ensure that your wished regarding your medical care will be honored. Continue reading 

Important Legal Issues For Families Facing Parkinson’s and Other Neurological Disorders

July 17, 2019 — 11:45am – 1:00pm: Lunch will be provided. Unique legal issues confront families whose loved one is in the grips of Parkinson’s and other neurological disorders. Join PK Law Estate Planning Attorney Elizabeth Green to learn how to stay ahead of those issues with the appropriate planning and implementation of legal documents, including wills, trusts, health care directives and powers of attorney. Elizabeth will also address how families can be proactive so that their life savings will not be exhausted on the costs of long term care. Continue reading 

Medicaid Planning: How to Pay for the Cost of Long Term Care

July 25, 2019 — 10:00am – 11:45am: Join PK Law Estate Planning and Elder Law Attorney Cheryl Jones to learn the importance of Medicaid planning for yourself and your parents, and how you can protect assets while qualifying for Medicaid. Continue reading