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Travel and Cannabis Edibles

So I have been traveling recently—mostly for business—but I am certainly thinking about the lazy, crazy, days of summer and where I should spend my way too limited vacation time. I have not decided where I will go. I might go to a pilgrimage tour of Ireland, a road trip across the country or to visit my brother in Colorado. Each has it pleasures and pains, but I am looking for a three sided coin to help me decide where to go. As I was considering what should be the vacation roads… Continue reading 

Preserving Your Evidence Can Be “Key Element” In Business Defamation Suit Success

As outlined in my previous article on business defamation, The Proper Response To Social Media and Business Defamation, there are some preliminary steps you should take if you believe your business has fallen victim to a defamatory online statement. If, after taking those actions, you still believe your only recourse is to file suit… Continue reading 

Highlights of “Remote Notarization” and its Relation to Estate Planning in Maryland

By the recent passage of the “Remote Online Notarization” (RON) Bill (Senate Bill 678), which goes into effect on October 1, 2020, Maryland will be the most recent of six states who have authorized remote online notarizations.[1] Below is an explanation of RON and a summary of how it compares to the current notarial requirements in Maryland… Continue reading 

PK Law Welcomes Attorneys John Doran and Bethany Neeb to the firm.

PK Law is excited to welcome attorneys John L. Doran and Bethany P. Neeb to the firm. Both are Associates in the firm’s Labor and Employment Group… Continue reading 

PK Law Member Patricia McHugh Lambert Appointed To Maryland Commission For Women

Congratulations to PK Law Patricia McHugh Lambert on her appointment to the Maryland Commission for Women.  She was appointed in May 2019.  She is a Principal and Member of the law firm of Pessin Katz Law. P.A. located in Towson, Maryland.  Ms. Lambert has over 35 years of experience in handling complex commercial litigation and insurance matters. Ms. Lambert has worked as counsel on significant insurance litigation, commercial litigation and regulatory matters for Fortune 500 companies… Continue reading 

PK Law Learning Center:

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

June 13, 2019 — 10:00am – 11:15am: 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 

Estate Planning 101

June 20, 2019 — 10:00am – 11:15am: Join PK Law Estate Planning Attorney Kristy Bayus Williams to learn the ABCs of wills, trusts, estates and powers of attorney and the planning you need to protect yourself and your family. Continue reading 

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