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Are Verbal Contracts and Agreements Binding in Maryland?

April 8th, 2019

In a perfect world, all contracts would be in writing, signed by all the parties and free of ambiguity. But this isn’t a perfect world, and every day people enter into verbal agreements with one another. Are these oral promises… Read More

Breaking Down the Minimum Wage Bill

April 4th, 2019

By Sima Fried Last week, the Maryland Senate and House of Delegates voted to override Governor Hogan’s veto of this session’s Maryland minimum wage bill. As you’ve probably heard, the legislature’s “Fight for Fifteen” bills increase the State minimum wage… Read More

Filing Breach of Contract Lawsuits in Maryland

March 11th, 2019

If your business has suffered financial damage because another party has breached your contract with them, filing a lawsuit may be in your future. To win your breach of contract case and start your business down the road to recovery,… Read More

Levi’s Sues Yves Saint Laurent over Red Tabs on Jeans

February 14th, 2019

The red tabs on the pockets of Levi Strauss (Levi’s) jeans are the company’s trademark — and they are willing to sue to protect it. Levi’s recently filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against Yves Saint Laurent (YSL) alleging that the… Read More

What You Need to Know About the Section 199A Qualified Business Income Deduction

February 1st, 2019

The Section 199A deduction is one of the hottest topics among small business owners these days — and rightfully so. Through this recently passed tax provision, small business owners can deduct 20% of their business income for tax purposes, subject… Read More

Baltimore City Recordation and Transfer Tax Increase

January 8th, 2019

Effective on January 11, 2019, Baltimore City will increase the recordation and transfer taxes on real estate transactions of more than $1 million.  The new tax is 0.6 percent of the existing City transfer tax and 0.15 percent of the… Read More

Eleven Thomas & Libowitz Attorneys Named 2019 Maryland Super Lawyers

December 19th, 2018

(December 18, 2018, Baltimore, Maryland) — Eleven Thomas & Libowitz, P.A. attorneys have been selected for inclusion to the 2019 Maryland Super Lawyers and Rising Star lists. Each year, only five percent of lawyers in the state are selected to… Read More

Thomas & Libowitz, P.A. Named 2019 U.S. News-Best Lawyers “Best Law Firm”

November 2nd, 2018

Thomas & Libowitz, P.A. has been ranked regionally on the list of 2019 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in the following practice areas: METROPOLITAN TIER 2 Baltimore Corporate Law Employment Law – Management Litigation – Labor &… Read More

New Maryland Statute of Limitations period for some Breach of Trust Actions

October 24th, 2018

Effective October 1, 2018, Maryland enacted a one-year statute of limitations period for breach of trust actions where (1) the beneficiary (or beneficiary’s representative) has been sent a report which adequately discloses a potential breach of trust claim or the… Read More

2018 Student Loan Debt Relief Tax Credit – APPLICATION DEADLINE 9/15/18

August 21st, 2018

On August 20, 2018, the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) Secretary, Dr. James D. Fields, announced that applications for the 2018 Student Loan Debt Relief Tax Credit Program (hereinafter referred to as the “Relief Program”) are now being accepted. The… Read More