NEWSLETTER : January 2018

Estate Planning and Elder Law Seminar To Discuss Wills, Trusts & How to Plan for Long-Term Care

Upcoming Seminar Dates: Thursday, March 15, 2018  COLUMBIA OFFICE! PK Law attorney Cheryl A. Jones  hosts regular estate planning and elder law seminars. 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 A. Jones will discuss: Trusts vs. Wills Who Needs a Will? Estate Tax Issues Estate Planning Questions … Continue reading

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

Upcoming Seminar Dates: Thursday, February 15, 2018 (Towson Office) Thursday, March 15, 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

Maryland Construction Network Presents: Maryland’s Sick & Safe Leave Law Effective February 11, 2018: Is Your Business In Compliance?

7:30 – 9:30 a.m. Thursday, February 8th, 2018 PK Law Office 901 Dulaney Valley Rd, Suite 500 Towson, MD 21204 On January 12, 2018, the Maryland Senate voted to override Governor Hogan’s veto of the General Assembly’s paid leave bill from last year’s legislative session. The paid leave bill (formally known as the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act) is slated to become law in Maryland on February 11th requiring employers with over 14 employees to … Continue reading

Business Networking and Learning Opportunity

  Business Networking and Learning Opportunity Hosted by PK Law You are invited to PK Law for an evening of drinks, light fare, networking and knowledge. The evening’s highlight will be a handful of local business professionals offering a quick tip, trick or trend in their area of expertise. Those interested in learning more will be encouraged to continue the conversation during the networking immediately following. PK Law Café Pessin Katz Law, P.A. 901 Dulaney … Continue reading

PK Law Attorney Cheryl Jones Elected Member

Pessin Katz Law (“PK Law”) is pleased to announce that Attorney Cheryl A. Jones has been elected Member. Cheryl is part of the firm’s Wealth Preservation Group.  She represents individuals and families, business owners, healthcare facilities, corporate executives, foundations and other non-profit entities in matters relating to estate planning, asset protection, asset transfer strategies, and guardianships. The scope of Cheryl’s practice includes the preparation of estate planning and trust documents, powers of attorney, health care … Continue reading

MD Paid Sick and Safe Leave Act Will Be Law Feb. 11

On January 12, 2018, the Maryland Senate voted to override Governor Hogan’s veto of the General Assembly’s paid leave bill from last year’s legislative session.  As such, the paid leave bill (formally known as the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act) will be become law in Maryland on February 11th.  Continue reading

David Pessin on MPT’s Your Money and Business!

PK Law Member David Pessin will be appearing on MPT’s Your Money and Business this Thursday, January 25 at 7PM. This is David’s second appearance on MPT over the past six months.  In August he appeared on MPT’s Direct Connection where he fielded a flurry of questions from caller’s on estate planning issues.  Interested in watching?  Click HERE.

I-9 Compliance: The Immigration Law Employers Can’t Afford To Overlook

By:  Jennifer Ciarrocchi, Esquire It is a common misconception of employers that if they do not sponsor foreign workers, they do not need to be worried about immigration laws.  However, there is one notoriously confusing form, created by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA), that must be used by all employers who employ an individual in the U.S.  That form is the I-9, and an employer’s failure to complete it properly or … Continue reading

Commentary: Tartikov v. Pomona and RLUIPA

By: Dino La Fiandra, Esquire Over the years, I’ve represented a number of churches and synagogues in their pursuit of zoning and development approvals to build places of worship. In my consultations with these clients, inevitably someone says something like, “If they turn us down, we’ll just sue them under RLUIPA”, referring to the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act of 2000. RLUIPA protects the use of land for religious purposes under federal law, … Continue reading

PK Law Welcomes Associate Ashley Nelson-Raut

Pessin Katz Law, P.A. (PK Law) is pleased to welcome Associate Ashley N. Nelson-Raut to the firm’s Wealth Preservation Group. Ashley focuses her practice on advising clients in the areas of estate planning, elder care, estate and trust administration, and income taxation of trusts and estates. Ashley graduated cum laude from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 2017. While in Law School, Ashley was an Associate Editor for the University of Baltimore Law … Continue reading