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The 2010 Maryland Power of Attorney Act – A Gamechanger

Authored by:  Stephen R. Elville, Esq. – Elville and Associates, P.C. – 443-393-7696, steve@elvilleassociates.com, @elvilleassoc In 2010 the Maryland Power of Attorney Act changed the law, and changed the way we think about powers of attorney in Maryland.  This game-changing law sets forth accountability standards for agents to their principals and provides that powers of …

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The Secure Act and Its Potential Income Tax Effect on Clients’ Estate Planning – Seven Important Opportunities

Authored by: Stephen R. Elville, Esq. — Elville and Associates, P.C. — 443-393-7696, steve@elvilleassociates.com An unprecedented situation is underway – the Secure Act may impact estate planning in a significant way – in particular, estate planning for retirement plan assets. The Secure Act (House of Representatives’ version – the 10-year plan) recently passed through the …

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The New Elective Share Law, a.k.a. “Augmented Estate Legislation” Has Passed. What Does This Mean to You?

Authored by: Stephen R. Elville, Esq. – Elville and Associates, P.C. – 443-393-7696, steve@elvilleassociates.com, @elvilleassoc The new Elective Share Law, otherwise known among estate planning lawyers as the “augmented estate legislation”, was passed by the Maryland Legislature and will be effective October 1, 2020. This new law will have a profound impact on the estate …

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