Impact of COVID-19

At this time SLHS is operating at 100% and will continue throughout the duration of the COVID-19 crisis.  We are open for business, staffed and ready to efficiently and effectively provide legal services to our clients during this time.  However, because our number one priority is the health and safety of our employees, business partners, clients and community we are limiting physical access to our offices.  Please call our main number, 410-893-7500, for additional information during normal business hours. We have installed a secure locking mail box at the exterior of the front door of our office so that deliverables may be dropped off during and after hours.  This will minimize exposure to others.  The box will remain after the COVID-19 crisis is over for your future convenience for drop offs outside of normal business hours. Thank you in advance for your patience and continued patronage as we together successfully navigate through this challenging and uncertain situation.

SLHS has the capability and technology to allow some of our employees to work remotely as necessary, but during this time of uncertainty, one thing is certain, we are fully functional and available via telephone, email, conference call, FaceTime, Zoom, etc., and we can continue to provide you, our clients, with the best advice and support to meet all of your legal needs.

We are closely monitoring directives issued from all levels of government and other considerations that may impact your business as it evolves, ensuring that we are prepared to deliver the preeminent level of service that you have come to rely on from SLHS.  Please contact our attorneys if you have any questions or concerns. SLHS is committed to continuing its operations uninterrupted, while bringing the highest level of legal service to our clients during this difficult time.

As we are navigating the impact of COVID-19 on our firm, we are here to assist you with the uncertainties and questions you may be facing each day.  To keep you informed, we will be posting updates and resource links on our website, as they are announced. Please visit our website at www.slhslaw.com for up to date information related to operating your business during this crisis. 

Here are just a few pertinent practice areas in which we can help you

Expanded Family and Medical Leave

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), which was enacted into law on March 18, 2020, and takes effect April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020, applies to private employers that employ less than 500 employees.

Financial Options for Relief

Linked below are resources and updates related to the current COVID-19 circumstances.

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), which was enacted into law on March 18, 2020, and takes effect April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020, applies to private employers that employ less than 500 employees.

Estate and Trust Planning — Now’s the Time!

If you have put off completing, or even starting, your Estate and/or Trust planning, you are not alone. It is often human nature to avoid having to think about or plan for your death even though most everyone can appreciate the importance of having their affairs in order.

Annual Report and Personal Property Tax Return Deadline Extended to July 15, 2020

According to its website, the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation (SDAT) announced today that the 2020 deadline to submit Annual Reports and Personal Property Tax Returns will be automatically extended to July 15th as part of the Hogan administration’s response to COVID-19.

Restrictions On Maryland Businesses

ARE YOU AN ESSENTIAL BUSINESS?

Pursuant to the Order of the Governor of the State of Maryland, Number 20-03-23-01, dated March 23, 2020, Amending and Restating the Order of March 19, 2020, Prohibiting Large Gatherings and Events and Closing Senior Centers, and Additionally Closing all Non-Essential Businesses and Other Establishments.