NEWSLETTER : June 2018

Biz Net + Learning Opp

  Biz Net + Learning Opp 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. … Continue reading

THE LONG-TERM CARE CONTINUUM: HELPING FAMILIES NAVIGATE THE TIMELINE OF LONG-TERM CARE AND QUALIFY FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANCE

THE LONG-TERM CARE CONTINUUM: HELPING FAMILIES NAVIGATE THE TIMELINE OF LONG-TERM CARE AND QUALIFY FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANCE Speaker: Cheryl Jones – PK Law Cheryl is an Estate Planning and Elder Law Attorney at Pessin Katz Law, P.A. (PK Law). Cheryl’s practice includes the preparation of estate planning and trust documents, powers of attorney and health care directives, estate and trust administration and asset protection. In addition, Cheryl advises families on elder law issues, particularly planning … Continue reading

Statutory Financial Powers of Attorney in Maryland: What Powers Am I Giving (Or Not Giving) My Agent

By:  Kristy L. Bayus, Esquire Clients often have questions regarding the requirements of a Financial Power of Attorney under Maryland law. The purpose of this article is to explain the background of the Maryland statutory form power of attorney (that is, the financial power of attorney formed in accordance with the laws enacted by the General Assembly), review its provisions, and discuss what powers are given under the law. They may not be as broad … Continue reading

PK Law’s Ashley Nelson-Raut a GameChanger for Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults

Congratulations to Ashley Nelson-Raut on being selected to be a 2018-2019 GameChanger for the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults. The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults’ GameChangers recognition is awarded to outstanding young professionals in the Baltimore-area who are going above and beyond at work and in the community. The committee selects individuals who have demonstrated excellence in their profession, a commitment to the betterment of their community, and leadership among their peers.  As part … Continue reading

Collections: Statute of Limitations on Service Contracts and Commercial Leases

By: Jennifer L. Harris, Esquire Most service companies, commercial landlords, or contractors will find the need to collect on unpaid fees or delinquent rent.  If your company finds itself in this situation, then be sure to first ask: when did the cause of action accrue?  This question is so important because often, as most recently explained in Morris & Ritchie Associates, Inc. v. H&H Rock, LLC, No. 1824, Sept. Term 2016 (Md. Ct. Spec. App. … Continue reading

Five Questions with Leslie R. Stellman, Member, PK Law

6/11/18    Leslie R. Stellman An examination of the independent contractor vs. employee issue A recent landmark ruling by a Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commissioner found that a person working for a home healthcare company was operating as an independent contractor – rather than an employee – thereby denying a claim for benefits based on an injury that occurred on the job. PK Law regularly advises clients concerning how best to structure their organization in order … Continue reading

PK Law Welcomes Associate Emily K. Devan!

Pessin Katz Law, P.A. (PK Law) is pleased to welcome Associate Emily K. Devan to the firm’s General Litigation Group. Emily’s practice includes commercial litigation in state and federal courts throughout the country.  She has significant experience with litigation arising from or related to insolvency proceedings including bankruptcy cases, receiverships, and assignments for the benefit of creditors.  Emily graduated cum laude from the University of Maryland School of Law in 2012, where she was a … Continue reading