Whether you are a Mom & Pop operation or a multi-million dollar developer, your real estate project needs a legal advocate who can cut through municipal red tape to get results and keep your project moving forward. Our skilled attorney helps with land use, zoning, permitting, and licensing issues in Maryland or DC.

Zoning and Land Use

Maryland zoning and land development attorney Traci Scudder offers local knowledge, established relationships, and respected technical real estate development skills. Scudder Legal provides a full range of services to their clients, from the analyses of engineering and architectural plans for compliance with zoning requirements to site planning and master plans.

We represent a variety of clients, including residential, commercial, hotel, and mixed-use property owners and developers, across all areas of real estate matters before various administrative boards and commissions throughout Maryland and the District of Columbia. If you have a real estate project that needs zoning or land use approvals, do not hesitate to contact Scudder Legal.

Commercial Licensing and Permitting

Our firm works with commercial clients throughout the Washington, DC, and Maryland areas to avoid potential legal pitfalls, obtain licenses, and navigate through the ever-changing regulatory landscape in Maryland and DC. Principal attorney Traci Scudder has experience with a variety of licensing and permitting issues.

The District of Columbia and each Maryland county have a unique set of requirements and restrictions for businesses applying for licenses and permits. Scudder Legal has extensive experience in guiding clients through the maze of obtaining, renewing, transferring, and changing licenses and permits. Trust us to help your business past legal challenges to become a success.

Estate Planning

Regardless of your age or income level, it is essential that you have an estate plan consisting of a will, power of attorney, and healthcare directives—at the very least. Without these documents, your family members will struggle to honor your wishes and manage your finances if you become ill and will have to accept the state’s decisions regarding who inherits what.

Avoid putting your family through unnecessary pain by talking to attorney Traci Scudder about an estate plan today. It’s always the right time to get your ducks in a row and prepare for the unexpected. Contact Scudder Legal to get started.