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Posted on Thu, 2018-07-26 10:48 by JGL Associate Attorney in Family Law

Prenuptial agreements are an important vehicle for protecting and preserving wealth and assets acquired prior to and during marriage, as well as for pre-determining what assets and payments you and your soon-to-be-spouse will be entitled to upon the unfortunate occasion of a divorce.  However, not all prenuptial agreements are worth the paper their printed on.  When a party to a divorce requests that a Maryland Circuit Court determine the validity of their prenuptial agreement, the courts do not always uphold these agreements as valid.  The reasons they are deemed invalid range from overrea

Posted on Mon, 2018-07-23 16:37 by Brian J. Markovitz in

It is no secret that crime occurs disproportionately in areas that are economically underdeveloped. Individuals who have few employment opportunities still need to pay their bills and meet their basic needs, and often stable employment is scarce or nonexistent in those neighborhoods. As a crime-reducing and neighborhood-building initiative, the federal government has sought to encourage the growth of private business and local employment in impoverished areas.

Posted on Thu, 2018-07-19 16:21 by Steven B. Vinick in Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice cases are frightening, to say the least.

A study by Johns Hopkins University found that over 250,000 patients die annually from medical error, placing medical malpractice as the third leading cause of death behind heart disease and cancer. That’s 10 percent of all annual deaths in the United States.

Posted on Thu, 2018-05-31 14:53 by Veronica Nannis in

 

With the recent cancellation of ABC’s sitcom Roseanne, many are talking about the First Amendment and its reach within the workplace. Did Roseanne have the right to speak her opinion? Does ABC have the right to fire her? JGL Principal Veronica Nannis explores this current situation from all sides in her most recent blog.    

Posted on Tue, 2018-03-20 15:06 by David Bulitt in

While personal lives and professional business relationships may appear to be very different, they actually can share very similar qualities and principles.   In fact, many aspects of a successful business mirror those found in a successful personal relationship. It can be a worthwhile exercise to apply some well-heeled practices to one’s personal relationship in order for it to reach its fullest potential. Here are a few business practices that can be converted and used to enhance one’s personal relationship:

Posted on Thu, 2018-02-22 13:53 by David Bulitt in

While divorce can be a painful process for all children, those who experience Attention Deficit Disorder (“ADD”) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (“ADHD”) may have an even more complicated and difficult time adapting to the inevitable change that comes with his or her parents divorcing. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, the disorders are marked by patterns of inattention and impulsivity that can interfere with functioning and/or development.

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