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Bowling Alley And Landlord Battle Over Mold Infestation Resulting From Storm Damage

By Tobin O’Connor & Ewing |

The worst thing about living with roommates is having to argue about whose responsibility it is to clean up messes in shared living areas such as the kitchen.  Multiply this problem hundreds of times over, and you will get an idea of how annoying it is for business owners and commercial landlords to resolve… Read More »

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Maryland Laws About Cremation And Burial

By Tobin O’Connor & Ewing |

You might have opinions about how you want people to remember you after you die, but the way to achieve most of these wishes is through your conduct when you are alive, not through the perfect funeral.  Perhaps you have songs or hymns that you would like the people in attendance to hear at… Read More »

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Can You Give Real Estate Property As A Gift?

By Tobin O’Connor & Ewing |

If you own a real estate property, it is probably the most valuable thing you own, and if you own more than one real estate property, your wealth is substantial.  By this logic, it would seem that giving someone a real estate property would be a great way to help them be financially secure,… Read More »

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Breach Of Contract Disputes Between Commercial Tenants And Their Landlords

By Tobin O’Connor & Ewing |

Disputes with landlords over poorly maintained rental properties are stressful.  When you are a tenant of a residential property, your frustration about repairs your landlord failed to make can escalate quickly, because every time you walk past the water-damaged living room wall or try to operate the defective faucets in the kitchen or bathroom,… Read More »

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Physically Destroying A Will Is The Most Effective Way To Cancel It

By Tobin O’Connor & Ewing |

If you reread documents that you wrote many years ago, whether they are personal letters written on paper or archived blog posts from the salad days of Geocities, you will probably immediately notice how much your ideas have changed; you may barely resemble the version of yourself that wrote those old texts.  You don’t… Read More »

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Is It Time To Revise Your Estate Plan?

By Tobin O’Connor & Ewing |

Reevaluating Your Choice of Personal Representative While it is important to review your estate plan periodically, the good news is that you do not need to rewrite your entire estate plan from scratch every year.  (Divorce is almost the only event that requires you to start over again from zero with your estate plan.) … Read More »

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When Multiple Companies Are In Charge Of A Real Estate Property, Lawsuits Get Complicated

By Tobin O’Connor & Ewing |

The pitfalls and annoyances of being a landlord are well known; if you want to avert a family feud at a holiday gathering by avoiding discussions about politics, you can just ask your uncle who rents out a house that he owns about how much the tenants get on his nerves.  Disputes between landlords… Read More »

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The Least Risky Ways To Get Started Investing In Real Estate

By Tobin O’Connor & Ewing |

Some cynical articles have gone as far as to say that getting paid to do nothing is the new American dream.  In fact, the quest for passive income is nothing new; Americans have been searching for it for at least as long as jobs where you could earn a reliable income and build up… Read More »

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Maryland Business Owners, Are You Ready For The Great Onboarding Of 2022?

By Tobin O’Connor & Ewing |

The Great Resignation of 2021 is yesterday’s news, and in just a few days, it will be last year’s news.  For business owners, the new year is not only a time to get all your documents in order so you can file corporate taxes; it is also a time to reflect on what you… Read More »

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Aging In Place Probably Means Remodeling Your Home Sooner Or Later

By Tobin O’Connor & Ewing |

One of the worst things about ringing in the new year is the realization that you are another year older, and another year has passed without you and your spouse talking openly with each other or with other family members about the fact that you are getting old.  Getting visits from your children and… Read More »

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