NEWSLETTER : March 2017

“Wisdon & Wine” Learning & Networking Event

April 26th, 2017
Join Maryland Construction Network & PK Law for a “Wisdom & Wine” presentation Continue reading

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

April 20th, 2017
Kimberly L. Battaglia and Cheryl A. Jones host regular estate planning and elder law seminars Continue reading

Invite Social Workers to a Continuing Education Program

April 4th, 2017
Free (3) Credit, Category I CEU’s
Sponsored by: PK Law, Amedisys Home Hospice and BrightStar Healthcare of Baltimore City/County Continue reading

Estate Planning Seminars and An Estate & Retirement Seminar

April 4th, 2017
The Saint Agnes Foundation is very pleased to partner with Pessin Katz Law, P.A. (PK Law) and SC&H Financial Advisors, to share tips and techniques for effective estate and retirement planning. Continue reading

PK Law Attorneys Lisa Y. Settles and David A. Burkhouse Receive Prestigious AV Preeminent Ranking from Martindale-Hubbell

Towson, MD – Pessin Katz Law (“PK Law”) is pleased to announce that attorneys Lisa Y. Settles and David A. Burkhouse Continue reading

Fiduciary Assets to Digital Assets


By:  Kristy Bayus, Esquire
I don’t need to tell you that social media has become a mainstream way to communicate ideas, photos, and information. Even the President uses this technology as a prime form of expression. Have you considered what happens to this digital information after your death? Without specifically granting your fiduciaries access to edit or delete the personal data through provisions in your estate planning documents, it could be accessible in cyberspace indefinitely. It is important, therefore, to review your estate planning documents to make certain that this information is protected in the event of your death or disability. Continue reading

PK Law Attorney Kambon Williams Appointed to the Maryland Real Estate Commission

PK Law Attorney, Kambon “Kam” Williams, was recently appointed to the Maryland Real Estate Commission. Continue reading

PK Law Attorney David Pessin Offers Guidance on Protecting Your Wealth For Those Considering Retirement


David N. Pessin, of Pessin Katz Law, P.A. (PK Law) recently wrote an article, “Protect Your Wealth,” for the 2017 Guide Retire Now America. In the article David explains the importance of protecting the wealth, you have spent so many years acquiring, from such things as: state and federal estate taxes; family fights; probate; long-term care; divorce; lawsuits for personal liability; improper management of assets in the event of incapacity; and incorrect titling of assets and beneficiary designations. He then goes through the multi-tiered process of planning, basic planning, more complex planning and asset protection. Continue reading

PK Law Estate Planning Attorney Elizabeth Green Selected to Daily Record’s Top 100 Women List

Congratulations to Pessin Katz Law, P.A. (PK Law) Estate Planning and Probate Attorney Elizabeth Green Continue reading

PK Law Education Attorney Les Stellman Contributes to Text: Religion and Law in Public Schools

Pessin Katz Law, P.A. (PK Law) Education and Labor Attorney Leslie Stellman, recently made significant writing contributions Continue reading

PK Law Real Estate Attorney Herbert Burgunder III represents Emerald Builders in Recent Acquisition and Subdivision of Hampden Property For Townhomes Project

Groundbreaking on four-story, 2150 square foot residential homes expected to commence within next few months Continue reading

President Trump Orders Reexamination of Controversial Federal Power Grab Under Clean Water Act


By:  Dino La Fiandra, Esquire
The Clean Water Act, passed in 1972, allows the EPA and the Army Corp of Engineers to regulate many activities, including development and agriculture, to the extent these activities impact Waters of the United States. Such regulations include things like requiring permits to add fill material to wetlands in order to make these areas suitable for development. Over the years, the jurisdictional reach of the Clean Water Act and the regulations promulgated under it (through the definition of “Waters of the United States”) has been debated and litigated. Continue reading

Wonder of Wonders – Supreme Court Opens Door for More Litigation in Cases Involving 504 and the ADA


By:  Rochelle Eisenberg, Esquire
On February 22, 2017, the Supreme Court issued a decision in Fry v. Napoleon Community Schools et al. A school district had prohibited a student from bringing her service dog, Wonder, to school with her. So the family filed suit for money damages under Title II of the ADA and Section Continue reading

PK Law Welcomes (Back) Associate Anna Sholl

Pessin Katz Law, P.A. (PK Law) welcomes back Associate Anna S. Sholl. Continue reading