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Should You Relax Your Workplace Masking Policy?

As the pandemic wears on and effective vaccines roll out to many adults, employers and employees are hoping to stop wearing masks in the workplace.  To reduce labor risks, we advise employers to keep a workplace mask policy in place, remind all employees that the policy remains in effect, and directly address employees who do…READ MORE

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What Is A Limited Divorce And A Pendente Lite Order?

In states like Maryland and the District of Columbia where there is often a waiting period before a person can file a petition for a Final (or Absolute) Divorce, a Limited Divorce was created to provide a divorcing couple with an interim or temporary order. Without an agreement between the parties (or other grounds for…READ MORE

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Gender Identity And Sexual Orientation Will Receive More Anti-Discrimination Protection Under New Executive Order

Employers, schools, and real estate developers should take note of a new Executive Order issued on Inauguration Day which gives an expansive reading to last summer’s Supreme Court decision in Bostock v. Clayton County. In Bostock, conservative Justice Neil Gorsuch writing for a 6:3 majority held that Title VII’s prohibition on employment discrimination “because of…READ MORE

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Marital Separation Agreements for Military Couples

If you are in the military (or married to a military service member) and considering a separation or divorce, there are usually two options available: (1) you can negotiate a Marital Separation Agreement; (2) or you can pursue a divorce through the state court. Deciding whether you should get divorced or remain married but separated…READ MORE

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New Year, Same Pandemic

As we begin 2021, we are still faced with Covid-19 affecting every part of our lives.  While hope is on the horizon as vaccines are being produced and distributed, we must continue to proceed thoughtfully as we face these challenges. Besides the changes that the vaccine will bring, there are several important updates from the…READ MORE

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