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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)

January 21, 2020

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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Understand These Before Turning 65

December 20, 2019

In the United States, turning 65 years of age is a milestone on many levels, but before this birthday, there is a hefty checklist that you need to address to continue aging successfully. Overall the most crucial thing to do before turning 65 is to invest your time wisely crafting the best approach possible for …

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Elville and Associates and the Institute on HealthCare Directives Partner to Offer MIDEO® to Firm’s Clients

August 13, 2019

    By:  Jeffrey D. Stauffer — Community Relations Director —, 443-393-7696, @elvilleassoc Columbia, MD – In the first-of-its-kind partnership in the country, Elville and Associates, P.C., an estate planning, elder law, and special needs planning law firm based in Columbia, Maryland, and the Institute on Healthcare Directives have partnered to offer MIDEO® (My …

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Lindsay V.R. Moss, Esq., Becomes Partner at Elville and Associates, P.C.

November 7, 2018

In February, Elville and Associates’ Principal Stephen R. Elville promoted Lindsay V.R. Moss to Partner. Ms. Moss joined Elville and Associates in 2013 as an Associate Attorney. After professional development, Ms. Moss now leads the firm’s Elder Law division. She regularly assists clients in crisis situations, and works with families to facilitate the best possible …

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How Will My Agent Know Where My Property Is – and How to Access It? The Maryland Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act, Digital Storage Options, Safe Deposit Boxes, and Good Old Fashioned Record-Keeping

As recently as this morning, I experienced a headache common to all of us living in the now almost-entirely-digital age.  I went to log on to my email from a different “platform” than I normally use (an old laptop, rather than my phone where I normally check email, and on which my email password is …

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Olivia R. Holcombe-Volke Co-Founds Community Advocacy Network

This past spring, Olivia R. Holcombe-Volke, Partner with Elville and Associates, co-founded the Community Advocacy Network (CAN), an initiative within the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service that inspires new attorneys and law students to give low-income Marylanders equal access to justice through pro bono work. The MVLS is a private, non-profit legal services provider established in …

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Partnership and the Changing World We Live In

December 18, 2016

By:  Stephen R. Elville, J.D., LL.M.,, 443-393-7696 At our September 17, 2016 Client Event, I gave a PowerPoint presentation outlining in very brief ten-minute fashion an overview of the major events affecting estate planning, elder law, and special needs planning over the past twenty-five (25) years since 1991.  What was revealing about this condensed …

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