Estate Planning

Plan for your future today. Learn the specific estate planning documents you need to protect yourself and your loved ones.

Joint Tenancy vs. Tenants in Common

There are several ways two or more people can own property together, including tenancy in common and joint tenancy.

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How to Get a Copy of a Will

If you want to obtain a copy of a will for legal reasons or simply out of curiosity you may be able to access it simply by requesting it.

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Who's the Next of Kin in Case of Inheritance?

The "next of kin" concept isn't complicated, but it does vary by state and also determines who inherits if you die without a will.

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How to Protect Your Assets from Nursing Home Costs

If you're concerned about how to protect your assets from nursing home costs, you're at an advantage if you can plan at least five years out. But…

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When to Use a Quitclaim Deed

If you’re seeking to transfer ownership of property, a quitclaim deed is a fast and easy method but it's only recommended in certain circumstances.

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Do All Wills Need to Go Through Probate?

With careful planning, probate can sometimes be avoided. Still, probate doesn't have to be a scary process.

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Create a Living Trust in Maryland

A living trust can help you avoid the lengthy and expensive probate process and give you control over your assets during your lifetime. Find out more…

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What Is a Living Will?

A living will is a legal document that details how you prefer to receive medical treatment when you can no longer make decisions for yourself. This…

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Proper Estate Planning Lets You Face the Coronavirus on Your Terms

Thinking about estate planning during the coronavirus pandemic? Read more about what documents are important during these difficult times.

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5 Estate Planning Tips When You Have No Children

Here are some important questions to ask yourself about your final wishes, even if you live child-free.

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