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Is it Too Late to Begin Estate Planning?

April 1, 2020
Estate Planning

Estate planning is something that—understandably– most people do not like to think about; no one likes to contemplate their death. But while it may be an uncomfortable subject to address, planning for the care of your family and your assets once you are no longer there yourself is essential. Some older people may assume that […]

Am I Too Young to Worry About Estate Planning?

February 3, 2020
Estate Planning

Many people understand the need to plan for what will happen to their family and possessions after they die, but they believe that the time and place to think about that is far in the future. Unfortunately, a fatal accident, injury, or illness can occur at any time and any place – even when we’re […]

The Difference Between Wills and Trusts

December 4, 2019
Estate Planning

You’ve likely heard both of these terms before, but Wills and Trusts are two different devices that are useful in estate planning. They can be used to serve different purposes or be used together to create a more complete and comprehensive estate plan. Let’s take a look at the differences between the two to better […]

How to Find the Right Personal Representative for Your Will

November 1, 2018
Estate Planning

Writing a will is an important part of making sure that your loved ones will be taken care of when you’re not there anymore. Choosing the right Personal Representative (executor) for your will can be as important as the contents of the will itself. Choose Someone You Trust Though it may seem obvious, you should […]

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 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 […]

When Do I Need to Worry About a Will?

March 15, 2017
Estate Planning, Wills

Having a Will in place prior to your passing can save your loved ones money, months in court, headaches, confusion, and unnecessary stress. So, what is involved in drafting a Will, and when is a good time to get started? It is always smart to have your Will ready should something happen to you and […]

Estate Planning Tips for Single People

March 11, 2016
Estate Planning

When we talk about Maryland estate planning, the conversation often revolves around how you can protect your family after you pass away. But what if you don’t have a family? Everyone’s circumstances are different, and there are plenty of people who are not married, have no children, and no close relatives. If this is your […]

When Should You Start Thinking About Estate Planning?

May 18, 2015
Estate Planning

Estate planning is not a topic that causally pops up in our daily conversations. In fact, it is a bit unsettling to plan beyond your own lifespan. Nonetheless, every adult needs an effective estate plan, and as a Maryland estate planning attorney, DK Rus Law has helped many Maryland residents put one in place. If […]

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