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August 2016 Archives

Maryland residents may wish to address possible estate plan holes

It is not unusual for Maryland residents to get married more than once in their lifetimes. If these marriages come later in life, there will likely be many topics that need to be addressed when it comes to finances and property. As a result, individuals may wish to revisit the documents in their estate plan to ensure that their life changes are reflected in those documents. 

Safeguarding against will disputes may help Maryland residents

Maryland residents who face family conflicts may worry about the potential issues that could arise after their deaths. It is not uncommon for a will to be contested, and some individuals may wish to take such action if they believe the contents of a will do not reflect the true intentions of the deceased. However, some individuals may wish to dispute the document simply because they do not feel they were bequeathed the items they desired.

Probate concerns may cause Maryland residents to seek assistance

When a loved one passes away, some individuals may have issues to handle regarding the estate. Probate proceedings are common in cases where a will was left behind, but additional litigation may ensue if there are concerns about the estate. Maryland residents may be interested in such a situation currently taking place in another state.

Naming power of attorney agents may be beneficial in Maryland

When Maryland residents are creating their estate plans, they may wonder how their affairs will be taken care of in the event of their incapacitation. Luckily, there are steps that individuals can take to appoint power of attorney agents. These individuals will be in charge of making applicable decisions if the appointing parties become unable to make decisions for themselves. 

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