Power of Attorney

June 16, 2019
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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? By not engaging in estate planning you are allowing laws enacted by the legislature to make your decisions.
June 6, 2019
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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.
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.
September 1, 2015
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Life Estate Deeds Advantages & Disadvantages

Today, it is possible to re-title the ownership of many assets by adding a beneficiary. When the asset is real property, for example your house, this occurs through the use of a life estate deed.
January 14, 2015
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Having the Talk: Share Your Estate Plan with Your Family

Because “the talk” involves not one but two things we’re often uncomfortable discussing – money and death – many of us put it off or never have it at all, and that’s a mistake.  Making your expectations clear can help your heirs to avert a good deal of discord, or even litigation, after you’re gone.
December 18, 2014
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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.
June 11, 2014
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Nursing Home Admission Agreements

Nursing homes require a written “Admissions Agreement.” This is a complex and binding contract typically signed before admission occurs.
April 24, 2014
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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 25, 2013
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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.
March 28, 2012
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Failing to Plan is Planning to Fail

Disasters cannot be predicted but, they occur in everyday life. The question you must ask yourself is, are your affairs in order should you experience a disastrous event?
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