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Ways to Make International Charitable Donations

By: Verena Meiser, J.D. — Partner Of all charitable donations made by Americans, only about four percent (4 %) go to good causes outside of the United States. If you have a desire to make a difference abroad with an international charitable donation, there are a number of ways you can do so and still …

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Verena Meiser Named Partner at Elville and Associates, P.C.

By: Jeffrey D. Stauffer – Community Relations Director In April 2017, Elville and Associates announced that Senior Associate, Verena Meiser, was named a Partner at the firm. Ms. Meiser joined Elville and Associates in September 2014 as a Senior Associate, and since then has played a leading role in the firm’s estate planning, estate and …

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Estate Planning for Blended Families

By: Olivia R. Holcombe-Volke, J.D. — Partner Estate planning for blended families (meaning, in this context, couples in second, third, or later marriages, where one or both spouses have children from outside the current marriage), can present unique challenges. Often, clients think that their preferences are simple, such as “I want to leave everything to …

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SCAMS, SCAMS, and more SCAMS – Financial Exploitation of the Elderly

By: Matthew F. Penater — Of Counsel — The Penater Law Firm, LLC Financial exploitation of the elderly has grown exponentially over the past decade. This exploitation takes many forms, including: Lottery scams (you’ve won $50,000, please send $5,000 to cover costs); home improvement cons; Nigerian princes promising a reward of money in exchange for …

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Elville and Associates’ Client Care Program Update – A Summer Day of Fun in the Sun at the Bowie Baysox Game, the Annual Client Event, and Upcoming Winter 2018 Social Security Workshop

By: Jeffrey D. Stauffer – Community Relations Director, jeff@elvilleassociates.com, 443-393-7696 On Saturday, June 4th, 2017, over Fifty Client Care Program members and their families attended the first annual Elville and Associates’ Client Care Program Social Event, held at the Bowie Baysox game at Prince George’s Stadium. Along with field-level box seat tickets to the game, …

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Elville and Associates Welcomes Meghan E. McCulloch, J.D., to the Firm’s Baltimore Office

In October 2017, Elville and Associates welcomed Meghan E. McCulloch as the Firm’s newest Attorney. Meghan brings her substantial talents to Elville and Associates’ Baltimore office, located at The Rotunda in Baltimore’s Roland Park neighborhood. Meghan’s practice focuses in all areas of Social Security law – from claims for Social Security disability benefits (SSDI), Supplemental …

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