Probate Administration in Maryland

Probate Administration in Maryland

Chances are, most Maryland residents don’t think about estate and probate administration – until they have to. The topics inevitably come up after a friend or a loved one has died – and then there are more questions than answers One reason for the confusion is that...
The Importance of Having a Basic Estate Plan

The Importance of Having a Basic Estate Plan

Two of the most common misconceptions about estate planning are that you don’t have to worry about it unless you are an older adult – or you are wealthy. However, some experts urge young people to think about it as a rite of passage – and start planning for...
Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts in Maryland and DC

Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts in Maryland and DC

If you live in Maryland or Washington D.C. and have an estate plan, you are not alone. But you are in the minority. As reflected in a caring.com survey, slightly more than 40 percent of Americans said they had a Will or some sort of estate planning document in 2017....
A Basic Guide to Guardianship in Maryland

A Basic Guide to Guardianship in Maryland

It is always heartbreaking when age, illness, injury or some other misfortune hinders someone’s ability to act on his or her own behalf. Aside from the emotional aspect, there are also practical concerns. When is intervention warranted? Who can or should become the...
Personal Injury Basics: Car, Bus and Train Crashes

Personal Injury Basics: Car, Bus and Train Crashes

Every day, millions of Americans jump in our cars, hop on a bus or catch a train, often without thinking about it. While we may take it for granted that we’ll get where we’re going without incident, there’s always a chance – albeit a slim one – that will not be the...
Protective Order and Peace Orders

Protective Order and Peace Orders

Acts that trigger a protective order or peace order in the State of Maryland include: Act that causes serious bodily harm. Act that places the petitioner in fear of imminent serious bodily harm. Assault (First Degree Assault or Second-Degree Assault) Child Abuse and...