NEWSLETTER : November 2017

Estate Planning and Elder Law Seminar To Discuss Wills, Trusts & Elder Law

Upcoming Seminar Dates: Thursday, February 22, 2018 (Towson Office) Thursday, March 22, 2018 (Towson Office) PK Law attorney Cheryl A. Jones  hosts regular estate planning and elder law seminars in the PK Law Seminar Room located at the Towson office. There is no fee for the seminar. Simply reserve a spot at least one week in advance. The seminars begin at 10:00 a.m. and last approximately one hour. Your questions will be answered and informational materials will be given out. Estate Planning Attorney Cheryl … Continue reading

Estate Planning and Elder Law Seminar To Discuss Wills, Trusts & Elder Law – Columbia Office!

  Thursday, January 18, 2018 (Columbia Office)  PK Law attorney Cheryl A. Jones  will host an estate planning and elder law seminars in the PK Law Columbia office, 10500 Little Patuxent Parkway Suite 650 Columbia, MD 21044 on Thursday, January 18, 2018. There is no fee for the seminar. Simply reserve a spot. The seminars begin at 10:00 a.m. and last approximately one hour. Your questions will be answered and informational materials will be given out. Estate Planning Attorney Cheryl A. Jones will discuss: … Continue reading

Insuring the Crops, Opportunity on the Vine

Interested in receiving PK Law’s monthly Insurance Insights? Sign up HERE. By: Talley H-S Kovacs, Esquire  and Greg Murphy Insurance coverage can be the difference between a natural disaster causing the closing of a business or merely a temporary shutdown. In October 2017, wildfires blazed across eight counties in Northern California causing billions of dollars in insured losses. 19,000 residential, commercial, and auto claims were filed by the end of October, with payouts of over … Continue reading

They are Not Like Us: Representing the Rich and Famous

By David N. Pessin, Esquire Does a wealth preservation attorney representing some of the richest and most famous people in the world – professional athletes – differ from those representing so-called “regular people”? Some lawyers will say, “Well, you’re still just doing wills, trusts, LLCs, maybe a prenup or two. Isn’t it all just the same for everybody who has a few bucks to protect?” In some ways, yes. The core issues are frequently the … Continue reading

PK Law Proud to Again Sponsor YMCA Turkey Trot!

PK Law was proud to once again sponsor the YMCA of Central Maryland’s Annual Turkey Trot. Lead by local Y Board Members Ed O’Meally and Kambon Williams, PK Law had over 30 runners at various YMCA locations around Baltimore this year. Despite the chilly temperatures, there were a lot of smiles from the PK Law participants along with their families and friends.

PK Law Estate Planning Attorney Cheryl Jones Discusses Importance of Having Estate Docs in Place for Young Adults

PK Law Estate Planning Attorney Cheryl Jones appeared on WBAL TV on Sunday morning to discuss the importance of having medical and financial powers of attorney and healthcare directives in place for young adults.  She noted that without these documents in place parents may not have access to their child’s medical or financial records of be involved in making critical healthcare decisions involving their child.   View WBAL Video HERE. PK Law offers a Young Adult … Continue reading

David Pessin on Representing the Rich and Famous

PK Law Co-Founding Member David Pessin’s article in this month’s Maryland State Bar Association Bulletin focuses on his take on planning and advising professional athletes as opposed to the so-called “regular people.”  While he notes the core issues are frequently the same, in many ways representing professional athletes is nothing like anyone could imagine.   They Are Not Like Us:  Representing the Rich and Famous      

The Importance of a Financial Power of Attorney and Healthcare Directives for Young Adults

  Click HERE to learn more about PK Law’s Young Adult Package! 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 … Continue reading

10 Steps to Navigate the Labyrinth of E-Discovery for Small to Mid-Size Firms

Interesting in receiving PK Law’s monthly Insurance Insights? Sign up HERE. By:  Talley H-S Kovacs, Esquire The practice of exchanging discovery in federal litigation has ballooned to its own cottage industry within the practice of law. Many law firms tout expertise in the practice “Electronic Discovery Law.” Heady conferences convene to discuss the intricacies of how parties are to find their way through the labyrinths of software and security systems that protect the information of … Continue reading

PK Law Launches 9th Annual Holiday Food Box Program

Pessin Katz Law, P.A. (PK Law) has kicked off its 9th annual Holiday Food Box Program! Over the past nine years, PK Law has packed over 1,700 boxes filled with breakfast, lunch and dinner food items and distributed the boxes to those in our community in need. Organizations that have received the boxes include My Sister’s Place, Operation Safe Streets, Helping Up Mission, The Maryland Coalition of Families, Penn-Mar Human Services, Chase Brexton, New Life for … Continue reading