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Paley Rothman shares this library of resources with clients and friends of the firm to help them stay ahead of legal and business developments and trends. Here, you will find helpful tips and tools written by our attorneys. The information in the blogs and articles is not a substitute for legal advice and should not be relied on as such. Should you have any questions or want legal advice, please contact the attorney who wrote the blog or article.

Estate & Trust Administration, Estate Planning

FAQ: What are the federal, Maryland, D.C., and Virginia estate and gift tax exemptions for 2022?

The federal estate and gift tax exemption is currently $12,060,000 per person. Due to annual inflation adjustments, this amount is expected to increase to $12,900,000 in 2023. Additionally, it is anticipated that the annual gift exclusion amount will be raised from $16,000 per donee to $17,000 per donee in 2023.These changes will create additional planning opportunities for individuals and families wishing to make tax free gifts.

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Alternative Dispute Resolution, Appellate Practice
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CLIENT ALERT: CT Corp. Outage Could Result in Serious Implications for Clients

UPDATE (5/14/19): As of Tuesday, May 14, CT Corp. reports that all of its applications have been fully restored and are back online. CT Corp., which is a major provider of Registered Agent services for thousands of businesses nationwide, has been experiencing a massive system outage since Monday, May 6, 2019.

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Estate & Trust Administration, Estate Planning

5 Reasons to Review and Update Your Estate Plan

The dusty, yellowing binder that holds your aging Will is sitting on your bookshelf or in a fireproof safe. Your eyes occasionally pass over it as you look for something else and you wonder “What do those documents even say?” before you move on to more pressing matters. To honor National Estate Planning Awareness Week, Paley Rothman is giving you 5 reasons to pull that dusty binder off your shelf and take a look.

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