PRACTICE AREAS

Stevens Palmer, LLC provides superior legal representation in a variety of legal areas.  The Attorneys at Stevens Palmer, LLC bring decades of legal and business experience to work effectively and efficiently. Whether it be complex real estate development, civil litigation, mediation, criminal defense, or family matters, the attorneys at Stevens Palmer, LLC provide decisive, results-orientated representation.


Administrative and Municipal Law

Appeals
Business Law & General Corporation Representation 

Child Custody & Child Support
Civil Litigation

Contract Law 
Criminal Law

Divorce & Family Law Maters

Environmental Law

Equine Law

Land Use & Real Estate Development

Mediation

Real Estate Law

Real Estate Settlement Services

Traffic matter/ DUI/DWI

Wills, Trusts, & Estates 

 

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Appeals

Appeals

  Not all litigation results in an outcome that is fair or legally justified. Where parties encounter such outcomes, the attorneys of Stevens Palmer, LLC, have successful experience arguing appeals before the Circuit Courts, Court of Special Appeals, and Court of Appeals of Maryland.

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Business Law & General Corporation Representation

Business Law & General Corporation Representation

  

Stevens Palmer, LLC has extensive experience representing businesses of all different sizes. Many of our small- to mid-size business clients have a significant need for legal services on a regular basis but hiring a full-time in-house counsel can be cost prohibitive. We are able to offer cost-effective legal representation for a variety of business matters including drafting and reviewing commercial leases, drafting and reviewing commercial contracts and other business agreements, as well as legal representation including mediation, arbitration and litigation. Whether it is a simple matter from forming an LLC or corporation, to complex business litigation, our team of experienced attorneys is here to assist you with any business matter that may arise. .

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Civil Litigation

Civil Litigation

 The attorneys of Stevens Palmer, LLC have experience in various fields of civil litigation, including business disputes, breach of contract matters, real estate disputes, and landlord tenant conflicts.  With this experience comes the ability to assist you in all aspects of litigation, from the initiation of legal proceedings and settlement negotiations, to representation at trial before the District and Circuit Courts of Maryland.

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Criminal Matters

Criminal Matters

  

The attorneys of Stevens Palmer, LLC draw upon years of experience in both criminal defense and prosecution to provide skilled representation for individuals accused of all types of misdemeanor and felony criminal charges in the District and Circuit Courts of Maryland.  They will analyze the facts and evidence of your case, explore all legal defenses, and provide you with an aggressive defense to any charges you may face. With substantial judge and jury trail experience, they can ensure a fair outcome, whether though negotiations or after trial.

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Child custody & Child Support

Child Custody and Child Support

 Perhaps no legal matter requires more care and attention than child custody and child support disputes. With attorney Patrick J. Palmer’s years of experience serving as the Domestic Master for Queen Anne’s County, the attorneys of Stevens Palmer, LLC bring a wealth of knowledge and unique perspective to child custody and support cases, not offered by any other firm in area. They will draw upon years of experience representing parents in contested child custody cases, to provide diligent, responsive, and compassionate representation throughout this emotional process.  

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Divorce & Family Law

Divorce & Family Law

  

Divorce can be one the most emotional legal processes a person may encounter, and often carries substantial financial implications. The attorneys of Stevens Palmer, LLC have years of experience handling divorce matters involving adultery and domestic violation, the distribution of marital property, alimony and monetary awards, and child custody and support. They will ensure your matter his handled with care and empathy so that a fair and equitable outcome may be reached.

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Equine Law

Equine Law

  

Stevens Palmer, LLC offers their diverse legal experience in equine law to help anyone that touches this distinct industry. As a lifelong equestrian, our attorney Genevieve H. R. Lindner fully understands the complex range of legal issues that involve horses, their owners, their riders and service providers. We are ready to help you with a variety of equine related matters including sales agreements, lease agreements, boarding agreements, service contracts, liability waivers, and the lease and sale of any equine related business or property. 

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Land Use & Real Estate Development

Land Use & Real Estate Development

  

Stevens Palmer, LLC helps clients achieve successful project development by identifying the best and most efficient path to the desired land use. Mr. Stevens was the Director of Planning and Zoning for Queen Anne’s County for five years and has focused his practice on the Eastern Shore of Maryland since. Local knowledge is paramount in navigating the land use and development process.  The attorneys at Stevens Palmer, LLC have extensive local knowledge assist clients in the land use and zoning matters, including variances, subdivisions, developer agreements, covenants and restrictions, permits, rezoning applications, zoning appeals, master plan changes, and easement and right-of-way agreements.   

With personalized service, we help clients of all sizes and needs at all stages of development. Our attorneys know local zoning ordinances, county codes, development regulations, and other restrictions and requirements. We have extensive experience representing clients before administrative agencies and legislative bodies in hearings, rule-making proceedings, and compliance disputes, advocating on behalf of our clients’ development interests.

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Mediation

Mediation

  

Stevens Palmer, LLC provides both court-ordered and private mediation services to assist parties involved in various areas of legal dispute to resolve conflicts on their own terms, and without incurring the costs associated with protracted litigation. 

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Real Estate Law

Real Estate Law

  

Stevens Palmer, LLC offers full service real estate representation. Our attorneys have extensive experience helping individuals and businesses alike with their real estate needs. We offer representation regarding real estate contracts, financing agreements, property transfers, for sale by owner (FSBO) representation, real estate litigation, landlord/tenant law, lease agreements, contract disputes, title examinations, lot line disputes, easements and right-of-way agreements, and a variety of other matters. Homeowners, developers, investors, lenders, landlords, and tenants work with Stevens Palmer, LLC to find solutions and guidance in all real estate matters. 

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Traffic Matters DUI/DWI

Traffic Matters DUI/DWI

  Even minor traffic violations can result in the suspension of a driver’s license, substantial fines and various administrative penalties. If you are issued any type of traffic citation, the attorneys of Stevens Palmer, LLC may help you avoid or reduce the potential points, fines and other sanctions that may be imposed by the courts and Motor Vehicle Administration of Maryland. 

DUI & DWI – While DUI & DWI cases are quite common, they can be complex, and often require the prosecution to present unique scientific evidence before a person can be convicted of these crimes.  As a former Assistant State’s Attorney in Prince George’s County, attorney Justin Hoyt gained substantial experience handling the spectrum of DUI & DWI cases, involving blood and breath evidence, hit & runs, drug recognition experts, crash site reconstruction data, and testimony from toxicologists. Drawing on years of experience, the attorneys of Stevens Palmer, LLC provide an aggressive defense to ensure no client is convicted of a DUI or DWI where the prosecution lacks the requisite evidence. 

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wills, trusts & Estate planning

Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning

  

Planning for the disposition of your assets, and the care and support for your loved ones after death can be a stressful and emotional process. The attorneys of Stevens Palmer, LLC will help you plan your estate with attention and care, so that you may reduce the likelihood of disputes among your heirs, and avoid potential Federal and State tax issue that may arise upon one’s death. 

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