On September 10, 2015, Governor Larry Hogan appointed Ed Hartman to serve a three year term as a member of the Trial Courts Judicial Nominating Commission for District 7 – Anne Arundel County. Congratulations Ed.
The purpose of a National Firearms Act “NFA” Firearms Trust is to take title to certain items (machine guns, short barrel rifles/shotguns, suppressors) regulated by the NFA in the name of a trust to allow the possession of the items by the trustees and to avoid certain regulations applicable to the acquisition of NFA items […]
The attorneys at Hartman and Egeli have been representing individuals and businesses before various agencies of the federal, state, county, and city governments for years. We handle the process for obtaining licenses, zoning issues, development, and disciplinary measures. Here are examples of just a few of the matters we have recently successfully handled. Liquor licenses: […]
GENERALLY. Easements provide a right of way over someone else’s property. There are two general types: express and implied. Express easements are those found in a recorded instrument, such as a deed, right of way agreement, or other instrument. Implied easements are created by usage or other circumstances other than express grant. Typical express easements […]
There is recent case law from the District of Columbia analyzing the priority of condominium association liens over first mortgages and deeds of trusts. There are similar provisions in Maryland regarding condominium and homeowners’ association liens. Lenders should be aware of this recent case law that resulted in a first deed of trust being wiped […]
When a party finances a purchase, such as the purchase of an automobile or a vessel, the contract, in conjunction with state statutes, will usually outline the process that the secured party must follow in order to ultimately obtain a deficiency judgment against the borrower. A deficiency judgment is a judgment for the amount still due […]
The national news is constantly buzzing with talk of gun control and the dreaded “gun show loophole.” But here is something you probably didn’t know: it is a federal felony for a resident of one state to transfer any firearm to a resident of another state.
Today the United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, in the case of Raymond Woollard v. Denis Gallagher, ruled that Maryland’s procedure for issuing a permit to carry a handgun is constitutional.