WE ARE OPEN DURING THIS EMERGENCY AND HERE TO HELP. Pursuant to Governor Hogan’s current stay-at-home order and President Trump’s emergency declaration, law firms are essential businesses and may remain open. We are prepared to assist you in-person or remotely from the safety of your own home. If you choose to come into our office, we adhere to all CDC and Md. Dept. of Health guidelines and protocols to protect you and our employees during this crisis.
As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to grow, we are primarily concerned about the health and welfare of our community and, in particular our clients and employees and their families. We hope that you and those close to you remain healthy. But, we also remain focused on continuing to meet your legal and business needs. We are well aware of the uncertainties and questions our clients face. Throughout and after this emergency, we are here to assist you related to your financial, business, and employment concerns.
While lenders and debt collectors are permitted to contact you about money you owe, they are not allowed to threaten, harass or abuse you. If a debt collector is taking things too far and violating your rights, you do have some recourse. Not all businesses and collectors play by the rules and dealing with an organization or individual that simply ignores the law and your rights is stressful and even frightening. If you’re being stalked or harassed, a Maryland debt lawyer can help.
Many people overlook how crucial their choice of business entity is to the long-term success of their business. There are accounting, tax, risk management, and practical considerations that should to be considered. Once an entity is chosen, it is also important to properly execute the business formation to ensure that business and legal interests are protected. If you would like to discuss your business formation options, call George R. Roles, Attorney & Counselor at Law, at (443) 262-8501.
The federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) as well as the Maryland Wage Payment and Collection Law provide remedies for employees who are short-changed by their employers and do not receive all the compensation to which they are entitled.
Mounting debt can make you feel like your sinking in quicksand. The more you struggle to get free of bills, the deeper you sink. Filing bankruptcy may not seem like a lifeline, but it’s actually designed to give people a second chance.