Wills, Estate Planning & Probate
Estate planning represents an important process for people of all socioeconomic backgrounds. Whether our clients’ respective situations are complex and involve the creation of trusts and planning for estate taxes or simply the preparation of wills, the end goal is the same – placing our clients’ affairs in order to ease their burden and make things easier for surviving family members. Our attorneys endeavor to make the process of estate planning straightforward and practical, providing our clients with peace of mind that comes from the knowledge that their families will be protected. In addition to wills and trusts, proper estate planning also involves informing clients of their options with regard to healthcare decision-making and powers of attorney. Our attorneys prepare health care powers of attorney, living wills and general financial powers of attorney.
When a person dies in Maryland, an estate must be opened with the Register of Wills in order to address disposition of property. Our attorneys work closely with the personal representative/executor to make the estate process understandable during this difficult time. Our services include preparing and handling: