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When you want the best service and deepest experience in estate planning, estate and trust administration, family law, premarital agreements, and fiduciary litigation Pasternak & Fidis can help you.

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Vicki Viramontes-LaFree

OPINION: Electronic Wills? Maybe, But Not Like This

B22-0169, the Electronic Signature Authorization Act of 2017, is pending before the DC Council, and it is dreadful.  The Uniform Law Commission (ULC), relevant sections of the DC Bar, and a number of DC Fellows of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) have submitted, formally or informally, written opposition to the bill.  […]

Alimony Ends When Payor Spouse Retires . . . Or Does It?

Family lawyers are increasingly hearing from divorced clients who are getting ready to retire or have retired and who have a spousal support obligation or a right to receive support under a court order.  A court order may result from a trial or as part of a settlement agreement adopted by a court in the […]

Anne Coventry and Pasternak & Fidis named to Chambers list

Pasternak & Fidis, PC was recently listed in the latest Chambers & Partners High Net Worth publication as a leading firm in the field of Private Wealth in Washington, DC.  Anne Coventry was singled out as a “Notable Practitioner.”