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Practical Guidance for Estate Planning, Elder Law, and Special Needs Planning at a Time of World and National Health Crisis – Coronavirus (COVID-19)

By:  Stephen R. Elville, Principal and Lead Attorney of Elville and Associates, P.C.   March 31, 2020 – At present there are few things more important than containing and stopping the spread of COVID-19, taking care of those who are infected, supporting doctors, nurses, other medical personnel, and hospitals, providing vital masks, ventilators, protective and …

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The SECURE Act: How It Will Affect You and the Beneficiaries of Your Retirement Accounts (Elville and Associates’ Letter to Clients)

On December 20, 2019, President Trump signed the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act (SECURE Act). The SECURE Act, which is effective January 1, 2020. The Act is the most impactful legislation affecting retirement accounts in decades. The SECURE Act has several positive changes: It increases the required beginning date (RBD) for required …

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Know the Signs of Elder Abuse and Report It if Necessary

By:  Jill Rosner, R.N., B.S.N. – Guest Contributor – Rosner Healthcare Navigation On June 15, the World Health Organization (WHO) acknowledged Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Communities across the world participated in activities to bring awareness to a problem that faces many elders and oftentimes goes unnoticed. I share information about elder abuse every year to …

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The New Elective Share/Augmented Estate Legislation – What Clients Need to Know

By: Stephen R. Elville, J.D., LL.M. — Principal   They say that if you simply hang around long enough you will likely see it all. This seems to be the case with one new law that was recently passed by the Maryland Legislature, the new elective share law (House Bill 99; Senate Bill 192), otherwise …

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Elville and Associates’ Client Care Program – Providing the Highest Level of Service, Working to Exceed Every Expectation, and Offering Benefits that Matter to Our Members

By:  Jeffrey D. Stauffer – Community Relations Director As one of only fifty (50) Client Care Programs in the United States accredited by the Client Care Academy in Boston, Elville and Associates’ Client Care Program (CCP) mission is to provide Members with the comfort and assurance that their estate and elder law plans will stay …

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Elville and Associates, P.C. Welcomes Nicole T. Livingston, Leader of Annapolis Office, to Firm

Elville and Associates, P.C. Welcomes Nicole T. Livingston, Leader of Annapolis Office, to Firm By:  Jeffrey D. Stauffer – Community Relations Director Elville and Associates recently welcomed Nicole T. Livingston, J.D., to the Firm and its estate planning team. Ms. Livingston will maintain offices at the Firm’s new 7100 Columbia Gateway Drive, Suite 190 location, …

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