Estates and Trusts

Family Law

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


Vicki Viramontes-LaFree, Partner

Divorce and Family Law
Child Custody and Support
Separation and Divorce
Premarital Agreements
Collaborative Divorce and Mediation

Vicki Viramontes-LaFree

D.C.’S Estate Tax Exemption Reduced

In response to budgetary pressures, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser signed the “Estate Tax Adjustment Amendment Act of 2020.”  The Act reduces the estate tax exemption from $5.76million in 2020 to $4 million for decedents dying on or after January 1, 2021.  The exemption amount will be adjusted for inflation starting in 2022 and will continue to […]

Black Lives Matter

As human beings and as a law firm, we are committed to the fundamental principle and Constitutional right that all people are treated equally.  As James Baldwin counseled: If one really wishes to know how justice is administered in a country, one does not question the policemen, the lawyers, the judges, or the protected members […]

Roxy Araghi joins the Maryland Bar

Congratulations to Associate Roxy Araghi on becoming a member of the Maryland State Bar!