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What is Probate and Can You Avoid It?

June 1, 2021
Estate Planning

Probate is the legal process in which the court decides the validity of a will, and oversees the administration of an estate.  It can be a lengthy and expensive process, but there are ways to avoid it. Here at DK Rus Law, we would like to explain what probate is and how you can avoid it. What Exactly is Probate? When someone dies, an estate is opened and the […]

What is the Difference Between a Will and a Living Trust?

May 1, 2021
Estate Planning

Wills and living trusts (also known as a Revocable Trust) are both estate planning tools that help you distribute your assets after death as you see fit, but there are distinct differences between the two. As an experienced Maryland estate planning attorney, I would like to share the differences between wills and living trusts so […]

Do You Need an Attorney to Start a Nonprofit?

April 5, 2021
Business Law

There are so many good causes out there, and if one has particular meaning for you, you may wish to start up a charity or nonprofit to support that cause.  Whether your focus is environmental, educational, humanitarian, scientific, or any other good cause, giving back to our communities is extremely important.   I have been […]

Is There a “Right Time” to Start a Small Business?

March 5, 2021
Business Law

Starting a small business can be very rewarding but is extremely challenging, no matter what type of business you are in. There are many factors that affect small businesses, especially new one, and as someone who’s been providing Carroll County, MD with business lawyer services for years, I wanted to take some time today to […]

Ready to Start Your Business This Year? Here’s What You Should Know

February 5, 2021
Business Law

As a Maryland business lawyer, we wanted to take some time today to talk about how we can move forward in 2021. Starting a business in these trying times may seem impossible, but now may actually be the best time to start up your business. Be Ready to Work No matter when you start your […]

How Does COVID-19 Affect Your Will?

January 5, 2021
Wills

2020 may be one of the craziest years in recent memory, and the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted nearly every facet of our lives. Not only has it affected our daily lives, but it’s also had lasting effects on the way businesses across industries operate. As an estate planning law firm who’s been providing Maryland with […]

Advanced Directives, Healthcare POAs and COVID-19

December 3, 2020
Power of Attorney

Making end-of-life decisions isn’t easy but it’s something we all should do, and with the COVID-19 pandemic still raging on, some people are being forced to make difficult decisions. Having a healthcare power of attorney and advance directive can make end of life planning go smoother.   As an experienced Carroll County estate planning law firm, […]

5 Tips for Getting Ready for Probate

November 4, 2020
Estate Planning

Probate is the process where the property of decedent (deceased person) can be transferred to their heirs and beneficiaries. If you will soon be entering the process of probate, then you should contact an estate planning lawyer to ensure the entire process goes smoothly. As someone that has been providing estate planning services to Carroll […]

Does Life Insurance Go Through Probate?

October 6, 2020
Estate Planning

A question that we are often asked is whether or not life insurance will have to go through probate?  To answer that, it is first useful to determine exactly what probate is and which assets are subject to it. What is Probate? Probate is the court process by which a deceased person’s estate is readied […]

When Should I Seek Legal Advice for my Business?

September 5, 2020
Business Law

Whether you already have your own business or are considering starting one, working with a reliable, experienced lawyer can be the difference between success and failure. There are plenty of steps in starting and running your business that could be made simpler and smoother when you seek legal advice from a Carroll County business attorney. […]

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