We thought it would be interesting to take a look at a little history and perspective on a common law rule in Maryland, versions of which can be found in the legal code created by Napoleon (“Code Napoleon”) and with origins dating back to 6th century Roman law. The current statement of Maryland’s “slayer’s rule” […]
The Maryland Legislature, with a minimum fanfare, has enacted a new law that potentially could affect every senior citizen, as well as others who are admitted to health care facilities such as a nursing home, assisted living, a home health agency, a kidney dialysis center, or a hospice (but not, at this time, a hospital). […]
About 15 months ago, we opined that the 2007 Maryland legislation reforming ground rents was constitutionally defective. The courts agree.