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. Under the FFCRA, the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) has been expanded through December 31, 2020 to allow…

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Linked below are resources and updates related to the current COVID-19 circumstances. Click the links below to learn more. https://commerce.maryland.gov/fund/maryland-small-business-covid-19-emergency-relief-fund-programs  https://www.dllr.state.md.us/employment/covidlafund.shtml  https://www.sba.gov/

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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. Under the FFCRA, employees who are required to stay home because of six specific Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)-related reasons…

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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. Do it for your loved ones, perhaps…

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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. Expiration dates for trade names and name reservations, as well as entity…

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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. The Office of Legal Counsel…

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The estate planning attorneys at Snee, Lutch, Helmlinger & Spielberger help clients resolve disputes regarding wills, trusts and estates and can oversee administration of any estate, no matter the size. Contact our team of estate planning attorneys today for more information.

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The business law attorneys at Snee, Lutche, Helmlinger & Spielberger, explain how to construct a legally binding contract. It is always recommended that you have an attorney draft or review any contract that you intend to use. However, it is also important that you understand the essential components of a contract. Below, the attorneys at…

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In Maryland, divorce may be filed as either a no-fault (mutual consent) or fault-based divorce, and understanding the grounds for fault in divorce may be advantageous to your situation. Here, the family and domestic law attorneys at Snee, Lutche, Helmlinger & Spielberger discuss the components of a fault divorce. What Is a Fault Divorce? A…

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