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How Often Do I Need to Update My Will

How Often Do I Need to Update My Will?

Creating a will is a crucial step in estate planning, providing guidance on how your assets should be distributed after your passing. However, life is dynamic, and circumstances change over time, making it essential to

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How do I Avoid Probate in Maryland?

Probate is the legal process which transfers a person’s assets to their heirs or beneficiaries after death.  In Maryland, the probate process can be lengthy, costly, and public, so many people look for ways to

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Considerations for a Living Will

A living will (more properly referred to as an Advance Directive) is a legal document that gives you the ability to make your end of life and permanent incapacitation choices, so that they are known

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5 Reasons to Update Your Will 

If you have a valid Will, you’ve taken the first step to protect your family upon your passing. However, it’s not always enough to just create a Will and leave it in the draw– you

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Who Inherits Without a Will?

If a family member has passed without a will, you probably have questions about how their estate will be distributed. Every state has its own “intestate succession” laws that outline how the property of a

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5 Things Often Overlooked in Wills

Having a comprehensive Will in place can protect your loved ones once you are gone. Most people will put off making a Will until they have children, launch a business, buy a first home or

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Do I Need a Will if I Have No Assets?

One of the most common questions probate and estate planning practitioners receive is, “Do I need a will if I don’t own anything?”. The simple answer is yes. If you are a legal adult, you

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How Does COVID-19 Affect Your Will?

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

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