« View All Article Categories

Guardianship insures that an individual’s rights are properly protected when they may not be able to protect themselves.

February 10, 2020
Estate Planning and Your Minor Children

Estate Planning for Your Minor Children

Failing to name guardians for your children in your will can lead to custody issues that could easily have been avoided by simply taking the time to decide who you want to take care of your minor children in the event of your death.
January 25, 2020
Special and Supplemental Needs Trusts

Estate Planning for Disabled Children

When parents have a son or daughter with a disability, it is especially important to develop an estate plan that provides for their child’s future best interests.
September 5, 2019
Estate Planning & Divorce

Estate Planning & Divorce

Not taking appropriate actions after divorce can lead to problems ranging from having the wrong person making your medical care decisions to them receiving the payout of an insurance policy.
June 6, 2019
Fluid Estate Planning for Changes in Life Circumstances

Fluid Estate Planning for Changes in Life Circumstances

Your estate plan needs to change with life events. Divorce, marriage, and having children are some of the few things that truly can affect every aspect of your life.
November 7, 2017
Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act

Elder Abuse Prevention & Prosecution Act

A new federal law passed in October 2017 is aimed at combating Elder Abuse through a more thorough understanding of the issue and prosecution of the perpetrators.
October 25, 2014
Creating Guardianships in Maryland

Creating Guardianships in Maryland

Guardianships can occur when people fail to plan for disability which then occurs. Maryland has a vested interest in protecting its citizens and what they own.
April 24, 2014
Preventing Elder Abuse

Preventing Elder Abuse

Elder abuse can take many forms. These include direct physical, emotional, or sexual abuse and indirect abuse such as neglect, abandonment, and exploitation.
October 15, 2012
Advance Health Care Directive

Do I Really Need an Advance Health Care Directive?

Without an AHCD document, decisions may be determined in court through a guardianship case if you are no longer able to do so, a scenario most people try to avoid.
March 28, 2012
What is Guardianship?

What is Guardianship?

In Maryland, a guardianship may become necessary when an individual fails to appropriately institute an estate plan, a Power of Attorney and an Advance Health Care Directive.