If I Don’t Have a Will, Does the State of Maryland Get My Money?

January 20, 2023

When someone passes away without a will or trust, many of their assets will go through probate before the state distributes the remainder to that person’s heirs. In rare cases when the state of Maryland…

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What Is a Revocable Trust, and Do I Need One?

January 17, 2023

A revocable trust helps you protect and manage your assets during your lifetime and distribute them according to your wishes after you pass away. Your lawyer can advise whether a revocable trust is right for…

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If I Have a Living Trust, Do I Still Need a Will in MD?

January 11, 2023

Suppose you created a living trust and transferred property into it for your beneficiaries to inherit when you pass away. You might not know when your health will take a turn, but you’ll know that…

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Holding an Estate Planning “Fire Drill” in MD

January 6, 2023

Creating an estate plan is an important step in getting your affairs in order for after you pass away. However, if your loved ones don’t know how to proceed after your death, your estate planning…

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Who Will Make Medical Decisions for You If You Can’t?

December 30, 2022

When you suffer incapacity after an accident or due to a terminal illness, how do you communicate your wishes regarding certain healthcare decisions, including medications, medical treatments, and life support? Keep reading as our estate…

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How to Leave Property to Adult Children

December 21, 2022

As you get older, you might wonder how to leave property to adult children after you pass away. What will your children inherit, and how do your leave assets to each beneficiary? Inheritances are a…

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What Is Elder Law?

December 13, 2022

You may have seen several attorneys in your area advertising elder law practice. But what does elder law include? Elder law covers a suite of legal services geared toward an aging population with specific needs…

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End-Of-Life Decisions Should Not Be Made At The End Of Life

December 8, 2022

No one wants to think about what will happen when they reach the end of their life. As a result, many people put off end-of-life planning until the last minute. But as experienced estate planning…

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Three Estate Planning Factors to Consider Before Year-End in MD

November 28, 2022

Many of our clients are surprised to learn that estate planning isn’t a one-and-done task. Instead, it’s an ongoing process that requires frequent updates and adjustments. And one of the most critical times to focus…

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Digital Estate Planning: What Happens to Online Logins After You’re Gone?

November 23, 2022

Everyone has digital footprints of email accounts, bank logins, and social media accounts. But what happens to that information when you pass away? How does your family claim your online stock portfolio, cryptocurrency balance, or…

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