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Monthly Archives: May 2021

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Make Sure You Nominate The Right Trustee

By Henault & Sysko Chartered |

A trust is one of the most common estate planning tools used in the U.S. today, partly due to its adaptability to any number of situations. A trust may be revocable or not, inter vivos (“living”) or not, and it may be aimed at specific beneficiaries. However, a trust, no matter how well executed,… Read More »

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How Far Does A Court’s Discretion Stretch?

By Henault & Sysko Chartered |

In many states, including Maryland, a court sentencing a defendant has very broad discretion. However, that discretion is not limitless, and it is subject to review and modification if changes happen, either in an individual case or in state or federal law. The Court of Special Appeals recently handled a case dealing with a… Read More »

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What Happens When The Police “Only Pretend To Honor” Your Right To Remain Silent?

By Henault & Sysko Chartered |

One of the bedrock principles of criminal law is that a suspect always has the right to remain silent when questioned by law enforcement. Indeed, if the police start to interrogate you and you invoke your right to silence, the questioning must stop immediately. Of course, police often look for ways to get around… Read More »

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