Ocean City Office – Grand Opening

The Law Offices of James A. List would like to thank everyone who attended our ribbon cutting event for our new Ocean City office! If you missed it, take a look at some of the highlights!

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The Steps Involved in Probate

Probate is the legal process of “proving” a will, and can vary depending on the value of the estate and the presence of a comprehensive will. Here, the estate attorneys at The Law Office of James A. List explain the steps involved in probate. Determine Estate Size In Maryland, probate procedure is determined by the…

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How to Avoid Employment Discrimination as a Business Owner

Employment discrimination can have serious repercussions for employees and employers alike, and business owners would do well to create a workplace environment free from discrimination. Here, the business and employment attorneys at The Law Office of James A. List detail best hiring practices to prevent employment discrimination. Develop an Appropriate List of Qualifications Before posting…

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What are Conservation Easements?

Conservation easements can be a great estate-planning strategy for landowners. But in many cases, such tools are overlooked because their benefits are not fully understood. Here, the estate planning specialists at The Law Offices of James A. List, LLC further elaborate on the concept of conservation easements. What are Conservation Easements? A conservation easement is…

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Finding Candidates for Successful Succession Planning

It is important to have a structure in place that facilitates the succession of new individuals into management positions upon the departure of former leaders. Here, the business law specialists at The Law Offices of James A. List, LLC detail ways to ensure success in succession planning for businesses. Prepare Early Retirement is no longer…

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How Do 1031 Exchanges Work?

1031 exchanges, sometimes referred to as like-kind or Starker exchanges, are a long-used method for deferring real estate investment taxes, but the rules have changed over time. Here, the real estate law experts at The Law Offices of James A. List, LLC elaborate on the 1031 exchange process. What Is an IRS 1031 Exchange? IRS…

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What You Need to Know About MBE Certification

Minority business enterprise certification can be a great opportunity for certain businesses, but what are the requirements and how is it obtained? Here, the business law experts at The Law Offices of James A. List, LLC review the MBE certification process. What is a MBE Certification? The MBE Certification was established by the National Minority…

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Estate Planning Checklist

While not a topic most like to dwell on, estate planning is critical, and will save your loved one’s significant stress and hardship after you pass. Here, the professionals at The Law Offices of James A. List detail what to keep in mind when planning your estate. While estate planning may sound like a term…

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Supreme Court Sides with Maryland Taxpayers

The following news update was written by Mary-Kay Leary, CPA, MST of the accounting and consulting firm Fitzpatrick, Leary & Szarko, LLC. The Supreme Court has sided with the Maryland taxpayers (finally!) The Supreme Court found that Maryland is in violation of the Commerce Clause by double taxing income earned by MD taxpayers from other…

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11019 McCormick Road, Suite 400

Hunt Valley, Maryland 21031

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5700 Coastal Highway, Suite 100

Ocean City, Maryland 21842