Estate Planning

November 20, 2018
Estate Planning in Towson, MD

Reasons to Create an Estate Plan Now

Have you ever said or overheard someone else say I do not need a Will, Power of Attorney or Advance Care Directive? 
February 17, 2018
Estate Planning Changes for Divorced Couples in Towson, MD

The Importance of Reviewing Assets & Estate Planning Documents Post-Divorce

Are you divorced or in the middle of a divorce proceeding? If so, you should review your estate planning documents, ownership titles on your assets and named beneficiaries.
February 9, 2018
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Understanding Contract Provisions as a Component of an Estate Plan

Reviewing contracts that control our accounts and asking questions about those agreements has become a necessary component of estate planning.
June 17, 2015
Advance Healthcare Directives, Wills, Power of Attorneys, Trusts and Special Needs Planning in Towson, MD

The Importance of Establishing Advance Health Care Directives

An Advance Health Care Directive can be oral, but usually is a written legal document. It expresses a person’s wishes about what should be done if they later become incapable of making their own healthcare decisions.
May 18, 2015
Estate Planning in Towson, MD

The Pros and Cons of Co-Owned Accounts

This article specifically addresses the Pros and Cons of accounts that are titled ‘Joint Tenant with Rights of Survivorship’, (JTWROS).
January 14, 2015
Estate Planning Changes in Towson, MD

Having the Talk: Share Your Estate Plan with Your Family

Have you had “the talk” with your children yet? No, not that one. The one about your expectations regarding your estate when you pass away, or your healthcare if you are unable to care for yourself.
December 18, 2014
Estate Planning for Singles in Towson, MD

A Single-Minded Approach: Estate Planning for the Unmarried

With no family to provide for, many singles may feel that having a plan isn’t a necessity. However, the truth is that estate planning for single individuals is just as important, and sometimes more complex, than planning for married couples.
August 26, 2013
Estate Planning in Towson, MD

Estate Planning Lessons From The Boss

Estate and “death tax” planning must be undertaken in a way that also educates the client. In this way, the client understands the applicable laws, how those laws will impact their ultimate goals or how they may lower or increase the potential taxes occasioned at death.
October 15, 2012
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Do I Really Need an Advance Health Care Directive?

The process of estate planning is fairly simple. It largely consists of organizing and preparing property and interests so they can be legally taken care of and/or distributed in times when the owner can no longer express their desires due to the unforseen such as disability or death.