Stein Sperling's attorneys regularly share their knowledge through professional and industry publications.  Our firm provides alerts on legal developments for clients, friends of the firm and professional contacts, as well as press alerts recognizing our attorneys' accomplishments.  Below is a listing of our most recent alerts and publications.

Has a loved one ever given you their password and permission to access their email?  Do you share a Netflix password with other family member? What about logging onto a colleague’s work computer with their credentials to send them a document that they need?  According to two recent rulings by the Ninth Circuit, you may be breaking the law.

Read more - Digital Dangers: Is Sharing a Password a Crime?

From family law to wage laws, discover the most read articles in our resource center in 2016.

Read more - Stein Sperling’s Top Resources of 2016

Just when you think you are starting to understand the Foreign Bank Account Report (FBAR) reporting requirements for your overseas accounts, the United States government makes modifications. The recently enacted Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015 changes the FBAR due date to April 15 beginning with the 2016 FBAR reports, due in 2017.

Read more - Deadline Has Changed for 2016 Foreign Bank Account Report Filings

The D.C. Council recently approved the Universal Paid Leave Amendment Act of 2016 establishing one of the most generous paid family leave laws in the country. While the answers to many specific questions on implementation must wait for rules from the mayor, there are some basic facts that employers and employees need to know.

Read more - What Employers and Employees Need to Know About D.C.’s Universal Paid Leave Act

From new staff to attorney recognition and community involvement, we would like to take a moment to reflect on some of the highlights of 2016 at Stein Sperling.

Read more - Stein Sperling in 2016: A Year in Review

Stein Sperling is proud to announce 24 of its attorneys are included in the 2017 edition of the Maryland Super Lawyers – including the Top 10, Top 50, Top 100, and Rising Stars lists.

Read more - 24 Stein Sperling Attorneys Among the 2017 Maryland Super Lawyers, Rising Stars

Resource Center

Estate Planning FAQs: Maryland Probate

Letters of Administration? "Interested Persons"? Accounts? Learn about the Maryland Probate Process.

Read more - Estate Planning FAQs: Maryland Probate
Wage Laws in Maryland, D.C. and Virginia: Common Issues

Missteps, such as misclassification of employees and paying workers "salary," can lead to claims.

Read more - Wage Laws in Maryland, D.C. and Virginia: Common Issues
FAQs about Wage Laws in Maryland, D.C. and Virginia

The laws are complex and provide for significant penalties for any violations.

Read more - FAQs about Wage Laws in Maryland, D.C. and Virginia
Taxes after Divorce: Which Filing Status Is Right for Me?

Single or Head of Household? Married (Jointly or Separately)? Find the right filing status for you.

Read more - Taxes after Divorce: Which Filing Status Is Right for Me?