In Need of Attorney? New Resource to Assist Available

Caroline County Courthouse in Denton Maryland. (Photo by Will Parson/Chesapeake Bay Program)

A new publication from the University of Maryland can assist Marylanders in searching for and questions to use when interviewing an attorney. Finding An Attorney for Your Case Requires Asking the Right Questions provides a starting point for those feeling overwhelmed in searching for an attorney.

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Forthcoming Fact Sheet To Cover Legal Issues With Saving Cover Crop Seed For Replanting

 

Harvesting wheat near Pendleton, Oregon.

Image by Oregon State University, Flickr.com

I’m taking a break from legal issues to highlight forthcoming articles that might interest some of you.  I’ve gotten the opportunity to work with Dale Morris, Turfgrass and Seed, Program Manager with Maryland Department of Agriculture, and Dr. Bob Kratochvil, Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture, University of Maryland, to let Maryland producers understand legal issues associated with using saved seeds to plant a cover crop. Continue reading

Revised Article on Property Ownership Forms Available

 

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Photo by Dave Emerson via Flickr

 

I’ve been out discussing farm succession planning for the past few weeks with a great team of co-presenters.  With the workshops, I cover the tools that can help pass the farm on to the next generation or achieve other goals.  One tool is co-owning property in a way that allows for ease of transfer.  Owning property as a joint tenant or as cotenants can come with different rights and responsibilities. Continue reading