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Posted on Wed, 2022-08-03 12:16 by Samuel Morse in Civil Litigation

This is the first in a series of recaps on the reported cases coming out of the Maryland appellate courts: the Maryland Court of Appeals, and the Maryland Court of Special Appeals. This post provides a synopsis of the Courts’ opinions, as detailed by Joseph, Greenwald & Laake associate, Samuel Morse.


Here, we begin with recaps and explanations of the cases decided by the courts in January 2022.


(Note: The Maryland Court of Appeals’ attorney grievance and bar matters will not be covered.)

Posted on Fri, 2022-07-08 13:20 by in Family Law

Many genuine, loving couples choose to get a prenuptial agreement to protect themselves, one another, and their families. Here, we outline some of the most common reasons, to help you decide if a prenuptial agreement is right for you.

Season three of our legal podcase, JGL Law for You, touches on a wide range of topical issues to help you navigate the complexities of personal and business life.


To help you find the legal information you need, this roundup directs you to popular podcasts on whistleblowing, business law, child custody, and more.


Family Law Podcasts

Family law is always relevant. This season we produced content on the following various topic:

Posted on Thu, 2022-06-30 09:52 by in Legal podcasts, Legal advice, Covid-19, Family Law, Real Estate

Welcome to the season two recap of JGL Law for You, our legal podcast. Season two ran throughout 2021 and featured a wide range of topics to help you with legal issues relating to family law, real estate, and COVID-19. To quickly find the information you need, review the podcasts below.


COVID-19 Podcasts

COVID-19 has touched countless areas of our lives. We dedicated multiple podcasts to the topic to provide you with expert guidance to help you stay safe and financially secure:

Posted on Thu, 2022-06-30 09:49 by in Legal podcasts, Family Law, Workers Compensation, Divorce, Legal advice

Our in-house legal podcast, JGL Law for You, is a great source of knowledge for anyone facing personal and legal challenges. To help you find the information you need, we’ve created this helpful recap highlighting the topics discussed during 2020.


Divorce & Family Law Podcasts

Divorce is stressful, but trustworthy legal advice and guidance from a reputable attorney can help you ensure you make it through the process with the best prospects ahead of you.


This season, we covered topics relating to divorce and family, as well as current global challenges:

Posted on Tue, 2022-05-24 06:27 by in Labor & Employement

Work is a significant part of people’s lives, and it’s important to feel respected and valued by employers. Employment discrimination occurs when an employer treats an employee or applicant less favorably, based on their race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. We all deserve to be treated equally, and job discrimination is never acceptable.

Posted on Tue, 2022-05-17 10:35 by in Consumer Law

There are many types of consumer fraud, all of which can result in financial loss and injury. Increased awareness of consumer fraud can help you protect yourself and your loved ones, or help you tackle an injustice you’ve already experienced.


What is Consumer Fraud?

We’ve all heard the term, but what exactly is consumer fraud?

Posted on Mon, 2022-05-09 12:37 by in Estate Planning, Trusts Estates, Estate & Trust Planning

As we age, it’s important to consider the future and how our assets can benefit our loved ones. With an estate plan in place, you can ensure that your family has the support they need.

Posted on Thu, 2022-03-31 11:10 by Debora Fajer-Smith in Worker’s Compensation

When someone who works hard, lives paycheck to paycheck, gets thrown down temporarily – the system of workers’ compensation, established in 1914, gives him or her a fighting chance to get back on the road to recovery and gives them the opportunity to keep their family life on track. They do not have to expend great sums of money to sue a large corporation for an accident caused by faulty parts, bad maintenance or hazardous conditions.

Posted on Fri, 2022-03-18 12:22 by in Labor & Employment

Family businesses can become a bit complicated when looking into how labor laws apply to them. It can be tempting to take a more relaxed approach when employing family members, but skirting the line of legality can blur the boundaries for your non-familial employees as well. To avoid becoming entangled in any legal trouble, you are better off following the rules to the letter.

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