A recent change in Maryland’s “spousal election law” (effective October 1, 2020) could significantly impact estate plans for married individuals, particularly those with “blended families.” A brief synopsis of this change is available HERE. Certain strategies available under prior law to
Many people, particularly young adults, do not prioritize establishing or maintaining an estate plan. This may be for a myriad of reasons. One explanation we hear from many is that they believe their assets would pass the same way by
ESSENTIAL LEGAL DOCUMENTS FOR YOUR NEWLY ADULT CHILD – Health Care Directives and Powers of Attorney
For most young people, turning 18 is a formative event. It often means graduating from high school, going off to college, and/or starting a career. For parents, it means that their child is no longer a child, figuratively and legally.
Parents of young children often worry about who will take care of their children if the parents die prematurely. Understandably, most parents’ primary concern in this regard is the day-to-day welfare of the children – i.e., who will ensure adequate shelter,