From being the subject of featured stories to mentions in publications around our community, our firm is proud to be able to share our insights and experiences about a wide range of topics related to our practice.
In the News
- From The Baltimore Banner: October 19, 2022: Real Estate Firm Lures in Homeowners with Quick Cash. But some say there’s a ‘predatory’ 40-year catch.
- From the Frederick News-Post: June 18, 2013, Ride for Life benefits those with breast cancer
- From the Daily Record: November 26, 2012 article about how Rebekah Lusk practices law while running Windy Oak Farm with her husband Steve Bright, Pasture Perfect
- From the Daily Record: October 9, 2012 article about animal law featuring Rebekah Lusk, Animal Law, Unleashed
Article Regarding Predatory Agreement with Homeowners by MV Realty: ‘The Inequities Are Just So Great’
Rebekah Lusk was interviewed by a reporter writing a story on predatory practices of MV Realty, a company marketing a few hundred dollars in exchange for exclusive rights to sell a homeowner’s property for 40 years. Should a homeowner violate the agreement, they must pay 3% of the value of the home. Even if heirs who are unaware of the agreement violate it, they, too, must pay the penalty. The inequities of the agreements are cause of great concern to our attorneys, as well as several national and state realty organizations and government agencies.
Read the Baltimore Banner article: Real Estate Firm Lures in Homeowners with Quick Cash. But some say there’s a ‘predatory’ 40-year catch.
Article Regarding Animal Law from August 2012 Howard Magazine and Baltimore Sun
Articles and Information Regarding Jenkins vs. Jenkins in Frederick, Maryland
Rebekah Lusk, of Lusk Law, LLC and Cary Hansel of Hansel Law, PC represented a Frederick couple whose dog had been shot and home illegally entered, by the Frederick County Sheriff’s Department. The couple was awarded a $620,000 judgment by a Frederick County jury, for the unlawful and unconstitutional shooting of their female chocolate lab and the unlawful entry into their home. The couple’s dog, Brandi, was shot early on a Saturday morning, while on her own property, by a Frederick County Deputy. The Deputies were present on the property to serve a Writ of Body Attachment on the couple’s son. After the owners left to rush Brandi to the veterinarian for medical care, the deputies entered their house without legal authority or permission. The jury found that the couple’s common law and constitutional rights were violated and returned a judgment in their favor against both deputies. Below is a sampling of media links regarding this case:
- CBS Baltimore
- ABC Maryland
- ABA Journal:
- Cato Institute:
- Baltimore Sun:
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- Frederick New Post:
- Animal groups: $200K family received for emotional distress in dog shooting is improper
- $620,000 in Damages for Dog Shooting
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