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Linda J. Ravdin, Partner

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Linda J. Ravdin

Saving to Pay for Education Expenses: The Basics of 529 Accounts

One of the largest expenses a family will incur is very likely the cost of a child’s education. In order to encourage early participation in saving for education expenses, Section 529 of the Internal Revenue Code permits states to provide tax-advantaged savings plans (“529 plans”). A 529 plan account may be used to help pay for a beneficiary’s tuition […]

P&F Supports Girl Scouts of the Nation’s Capital

Pasternak & Fidis was a Corporate Host of the “Sweet Success” fundraising event to support Girl Scouts of the Nation’s Capital.  Partner Anne Coventry and Legal Administrator Lori Bernstein attended the event, along with their Daisy Girl Scout daughters.  The event championed the impact of the Girl Scouts on our region as well as national […]

Anne Coventry among Top 100 Attorneys in Washington, DC; Super Lawyers names eight P&F Attorneys to annual list

The annual list of Washington, DC’s Super Lawyers is out, and estate planning partner Anne Coventry is among the Top 100 Attorneys and Top 50 Female Attorneys in the city! This announcement follows on the heels of her inclusion on the list of Maryland’s Top 100 Attorneys and Top 50 Female Attorneys for the second […]