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When is a Living Trust appropriate in Maryland

In my prior posts, I have explained that a Living Trust is mostly a lucrative marketing scheme invented by attorneys to pray on the insecurities of senior citizens by scaring them with the words "death, taxes, and probate". ...

Disadvantages of Living Trusts in Maryland

I have previously discussed that 99% of the population does not need a Living Trust.  The reality is that the concept of a Living Trust is mostly a marketing scheme by lawyers who attempt to scare seniors with three words: death, taxes, and probate.  Moreover, Living...

The Hidden Costs of Living Trusts in Maryland

Attorneys in Maryland charge from $2,500 to $5,000 to draft Living Trusts for spouses.   If you want to make a simple change to your Living Trust, the law firm may charge you another $1,500.   This is a verbatim explanation of why a Montgomery County lawyer charged...

Attestion of a Will in Maryland

For a Will to be valid in Maryland, it must be signed by the person making the Will and two witnesses. Attestation is the act of witnesses in seeing that those things exist and are done which the statute requires.   It begins with the testator asking the witnesses,...

Why parents with minor children need a Will

According to the September 2014 issue of Money magazine, 61% of parents with minor children do not have a Will.  Without a Will, a judge will decide who will raise the minor children if both parents were to perish.  With a Will, the parents can name a guardian and an...

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