Areas of Practice

The Kepple Law Firm offers a broad range of legal services to both businesses and individuals in Maryland and the surrounding West Virginia area. We are committed to providing personalized and professional services which have helped the Firm establish long term client relationships over its more than 40 year history. Call us at 301-334-9480 or email us at administrator@kepplelawfirm.com to learn more about how we can help you in any of the following areas of law:

REAL PROPERTY:

Residential and Commercial Real Estate Closings, Title Insurance and Title Company Services

Resolution of Real Property Deed, Title and Boundary Disputes by Mediation or Litigation

Residential and Commercial Real Estate Development, Condominium and Subdivision Law

Easements, Rights-of-Way and Co-tenancy Agreements

Tax Sale and Foreclosure Litigation

MINERAL LAW:

Gas, Coal, and Limestone Law, Sales Contracts, Royalty Agreements and Leases

Dormant Mineral Interest Act Litigation, Preparation of Intention to Preserve Mineral Interests

Transfers and Reservations of Mineral Interests

Mineral Title Searches

BUSINESS AND EMPLOYMENT LAW:

Formation of Corporations, Limited Liability Companies and Limited Liability Partnerships 

Complex Stockholder/Members Agreements including Buy-Sell and Stock Option Agreement

Business Succession Planning – alone or in conjunction with Estate Planning for Owners

Sale of Businesses by Stock Transfers or by Asset Sales

Contracts and Agreements including Uniform Commercial Code/Sales and Secured Transactions

Employment Contracts, Employee Disputes, Employment Compliance Issues

Business Litigation, Mediation and Arbitration

CIVIL LITIGATION:

Civil Litigation Representation for Plaintiffs and Defendants

ESTATE PLANNING, WILLS, TRUSTS:                     

Wills, Durable Powers of Attorney for Financial Matters and Health Care

Federal and State Estate Taxable Estate Planning, including Trusts to Minimize or Eliminate Tax

Irrevocable Trusts including Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts

Trusts for Individuals and Families with Unique or Special Needs

Charitable Giving and Charitable Trusts in Estate Planning

ESTATE ADMINISTRATION:

Administration of Taxable and Non-taxable Estates

Administration of Estates which include Businesses, Farms or other Unique Assets

Ancillary Estate Administration of Maryland Property for out of state Decedents

Will Contests and other Estate Related Disputes in the Probate Court

CRIMINAL LAW:

Criminal Defense of Most Crimes

Driving Under the Influence (DUI – Auto) and Operating Under the Influence (OUI – Boat) or Drugs – Possession and Distribution  

Traffic Citations   

Department of Natural Resources Violations

PERSONAL INJURY:

Auto Accident

Slip and Fall

Other Injury or Death Caused by the Negligence of others

FAMILY LAW:

Pre-nuptial Agreements

Separation and Property Settlement Agreements

Divorce Litigation

Child Custody and Child Support Litigation

Domestic Partnership Agreements