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9 Estate Planning Terms Explained

July 2, 2020
Estate Planning

If you’re overwhelmed by the thought of estate planning, you’re not alone. Many Americans put off establishing their Will and estate plan simply because they don’t know much about what these legal processes entail. Documenting your wishes regarding the future care and security of your family once you’re no longer there to provide for them […]

Creating a Trust for a Loved One with Special Needs

June 5, 2019
Trusts

Trusts are legal entities established to provide secure management and fair distribution of property to one or more beneficiaries. There are a number of reasons why a person might be interested in creating such an arrangement, and there are different types of trusts depending on the desired purposes. One type of trust that can be […]

Legal Advice for Putting a House in a Trust in Maryland

September 4, 2018
Trusts

A trust is an arrangement that allows the management of property and other assets when the owner of the assets is incapacitated or passes away. One of the most common pieces of property put into a trust is a home. So, let’s take a look at the legal aspects of placing and owing a house […]

Understanding Revocable Living Trusts in Maryland

August 1, 2018
Trusts, Wills

Similar to a Will, a Revocable Living Trust (or “living trust”) is a legal document that controls what happens to someone’s assets when they pass away. However, there are a few key differences between Revocable Living Trusts and Wills in the State of Maryland. What is a Living Trust? A living trust is a legal […]

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 is the Difference Between a Trust and a Will?

September 30, 2016
Wills

Making arrangements for your loved ones in the event of your death may not be something you wish to think about, but it’s an essential part of a sound financial plan. It is important for you to ensure that your family and loved ones are taken care of and that your assets are distributed the […]

3 Steps to Successful Estate Planning

September 15, 2015
Wills

We have so much to worry about on a daily basis that often we are simply too busy to think beyond our own lifespan. However, if you don’t make proper estate planning arrangements now, you risk leaving it up to the courts to decide what to do with your hard-earned assets. An estate plan can […]

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