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  • The Future of Non-Competition Clauses in Maryland

    Non-competition clauses in employment agreements are generally enforceable in Maryland. However, a recent rise in workers’ rights and anti-monopolist sentiments might find Maryland following California’s lead in significantly limiting the power of these clauses. Ultimately, non-compete clauses are designed to protect a company’s trade secrets, client relationships, and competitive advantage. However, by limiting a professionals’…

  • Bankruptcy Can Change Your Ownership Interest in Real Property

    In Maryland, the declaration of bankruptcy can have the unintended effect of converting ownership interests of real property held as joint tenants to interests held as tenants in common. This can cause a serious impact to your rights as a property owner and can make it increasingly difficult to protect the interests of both you…

  • Maryland’s New Proposed Data Privacy Bill

    Maryland may soon have a new online data privacy law that will change the obligations for many businesses providing services in the State. For the past several years, Maryland legislators have attempted to enact a data privacy law akin to laws in fourteen other states. This year, a compromise bill might find its way to…

  • Small Business Recovery in Small Claims Court

    Until October 1, 2023, a judgment creditor had the ability to enforce a judgment made in small claims court in Maryland by way of oral examination (i.e. oral deposition before the court) or through interrogatories. Now, following the enactment of a new Maryland Statute, if you obtain a judgment in small claims court, there is…

  • Your Obligations Under the Corporate Transparency Act

    Beginning on January 1, 2024, business entities are now required to report certain information regarding their beneficial owners to the Federal Government. The newly enacted Corporate Transparency Act (“CTA”) requires business entities in existence before January 1, 2024, to file Beneficial Ownership Information (“BOI”) with the U.S. Department of Treasury prior to January 1, 2025.…

  • Appeal Time in Maryland is Not What It Seems

    In 2007, the Maryland General Assembly amended several Maryland Rules of Civil Procedure in an attempt to “provide greater uniformity in the treatment of prematurely filed post-judgment motions.” See, 34-2 Md. Reg. 78. Unfortunately, in amending Rules 2-532, 2-533, 2-534, and 2-535, the General Assembly opened the door for post-judgment motions to be filed months…

  • The Law Offices of Oren D. Saltzman, LLC’s Oren Saltzman Named a “2024 Maryland Super Lawyer”

    December 17, 2023 Oren D. Saltzman, managing member of The Law Offices of Oren D. Saltzman, LLC, was selected for inclusion in the 2024 Maryland Super Lawyers list.  Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. …

  • Oren Saltzman Served as Panelist at Howard County Executive’s Small Business Summit 2023 – August 31, 2023

    Oren Saltzman Served as Panelist at Howard County Executive’s Small Business Summit 2023 – August 31, 2023

    Oren D. Saltzman, managing member of The Law Offices of Oren D. Saltzman, LLC, served as one of the panelists at the Howard County Executive’s 2023 Small Business Summit.  Mr. Saltzman spoke about the subject of business succession planning. The Summitt was a great success and was very well attended. The attendees felt the summit…

  • Oren D. Saltzman Recognized by U.S. News-Best Lawyers® “Best Lawyer – Real Estate” for 2024

    Best Lawyers® recently recognized Oren D. Saltzman as a “Best Lawyer – Real Estate” for 2024. For over 40 years, Best Lawyers has been regarded as one of the most respected peer-review legal ranking services in the legal profession, which identifies law firms that show excellence on a national and local (Metropolitan) scale in their…