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Category Archives: Estate Planning

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The Three Most Common Estate Planning Mistakes to Avoid

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The majority of Americans are vastly unprepared when it comes to their estate plan and sadly, many more think that an estate plan is only for wealthy people. In fact, over half of Americans do not even have an estate plan in place, whether that is a simple will, a trust, or more, according… Read More »

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A Comprehensive Guide to Wills, Trusts, and Probate

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Every person, no matter your age, should have a will or trust to ensure that your assets and property are handed down as you see fit. Without a will or a trust, the state of Maryland may end up distributing your assets according to the law versus according to your wishes.. Many people believe… Read More »

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The New Maryland Spousal Effect Law – Changes You Need to Consider

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A new law (Senate Bill 192/House Bill B99) also known as an Augmented Estate Law, was signed into law by Governor Hogan, and takes effect October 1st, 2020.  This new law will likely have a profound impact on the finances of certain married couples, especially couples who have previous children, by another marriage. While… Read More »

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What is Probate and Why Should I Care?

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What is Probate and Why Should I Care? When an individual dies, unless, they have a trust, their assets first have to pass through probate before they can be transferred to beneficiaries. Probate is the legal process of validating a person’s will and making distribution pursuant to the terms of the will. During probate,… Read More »

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Why Estate Planning is Important for Young Families

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Most young families are rushed for time. Between work, shuttling the kids between various events and appointments, and weekend family outings, there isn’t a lot of extra time left over by the end of the week.  But, what would happen to your children or your spouse, if something unexpected happened to you? It’s not… Read More »

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If My Loved One Has a Will, Do I Have to go Through Probate?

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According to Investopedia, “Probate is a legal process in which a will is reviewed to determine whether it is valid and authentic. Probate also refers to the general administering of a deceased person’s will or the estate of a deceased person without a will.”  Before any assets can be distributed to beneficiaries, the executor… Read More »

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Adult Children Should Ask Their Parents About Their Financial Plans

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It can feel strange for an adult child to ask their parents about their financial plans, but it is a conversation that not enough children broach. Eventually, you’re the finances of your parents will affect your own, especially if they have not created or updated their estate plan. Do they have a will? Have… Read More »

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A Marital Trust Allows You to Financially Protect Your Spouse Tax Free

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A marital trust enables you, the grantor of the trust, to set aside assets and property for your spouse if you die before he or she does. These assets can include stocks, bonds, mutual fund accounts, bank accounts, real property, and more. A marital trust also allows you to pass these assets over to… Read More »

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There is a Push to Update Funeral Home Pricing

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Are funeral home prices rising? It’s difficult to answer this question because funeral homes do not publish their prices online or anywhere else. That may change soon, as federal regulators are scheduled to look into the rule that governs how funeral homes publically share pricing information, according to the New York Times. Many consumer… Read More »

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The Dangers of Do-It-Yourself Wills

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Creating a will by yourself or preparing estate planning documents without the advice of an attorney create a big risk. Online estate planning services are a popular choice for some people who believe they can save time and money by doing it themselves. While there may seem to be benefits by using an online… Read More »

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