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3 Major Tasks in Estate Planning

March 12, 2018
Estate Planning

You might not think estate planning is something you need to do until you are older, but if you have family, a home, or any sort of savings, it’s an important plan to put in place in your adult life. Let’s go over the 3 most important tasks in estate planning: Task #1: Count Your […]

What’s the First Step to Starting a Business?

February 5, 2018
Business Law

Starting your own business may not be the easiest task, but its benefits and rewards can be well worth it once you are established. Let’s take a look at the first few steps to forming a business. Step #1 – Have an Idea The first step in any business plan is to define and establish […]

How to Set Up a Power of Attorney

January 4, 2018
Power of Attorney

A Power of Attorney is a designation given to someone who, with your permission, can make decisions for you. This is very helpful in the event you are ill or otherwise unable to make a decision or need help making future decisions. Setting up a Power of Attorney is an important part of any estate […]

What Kinds of Taxes are Applied to Estates?

December 4, 2017
Estate Planning

Estate planning can be a difficult process if you’re not well versed in the laws and regulations surrounding the passing of your property and assets after death. So with this in mind, let’s learn more about estate taxes in Maryland! What is Estate Tax? If the value of an estate exceeds a limit set by […]

3 Reasons to Draft a Will This Year

November 15, 2017
Wills

Drafting a will is crucial to planning for your future, and it can be a rather involved process. Let’s learn more about wills and why they are important to address sooner rather than later. Reason #1: Because death can be unexpected. The topic of death is a sensitive one to many people, and some of […]

What Happens if Someone Passes Away who has Debt?

October 10, 2017
Estate Planning

Whether you’re concerned for an aging family member who has debt, or are planning for your own future, understanding what happens to debt after a person passes away is helpful. Let’s find out more about what happens if someone passes away who has debt. Common Debts Credit card and mortgage debt are the most common […]

Do I Need a Lawyer to Start a Business?

September 15, 2017
Business Law, General

Technically, you don’t need a lawyer to start a business, you can do it on your own. That said, partnering with a lawyer you can trust at the inception of your business will make it much easier for you to start your business. Additionally, finding a reputable business lawyer early on will create a more […]

The Different Types of Trusts

August 18, 2017
Estate Planning, Trusts

Having a Will or a Trust is a key component of estate planning—how much do you know about trusts and what they can do for you? Trust: Defined A trust is a legal document that provides for a trustee to hold or distribute your assets both during your lifetime and after your death, and allows […]

What Happens if you Die Without a Will in Maryland?

July 15, 2017
Estate Planning, Wills

Death is not a comfortable subject for most to talk about, but when it comes to making plans for your assets after you pass away, talking about it is a necessity! Specifically, you should be aware of what a Will is and what happens in Maryland if you die without a will. Let’s answer some […]

Legal Aspect of Selling a Business

June 15, 2017
Business Law

So you want to sell your business, but you’re not sure where to start. The legal aspects associated with selling a business might be unknown territory for you. Let’s answer a few common questions to help clear things up: What is a letter of intent? One of the first things you will do when you decide […]

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