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Complete Guide to the Forms Required at the Maryland Register of Wills

By |2021-01-07T15:33:43+00:00January 7th, 2021|Wills|

Filing with the Maryland Register of Wills can be confusing. This article discusses the Maryland register of wills forms and everything you need to know before filing. If the decedent did not have a will, read our article on intestate succession (dying without a will). And if you're new to the MD court system, be

Probate Process in Maryland: Everything You Need to Know, Explained by an Estate Attorney

By |2021-01-07T18:58:41+00:00January 6th, 2021|Probate|

The Maryland Probate Process: What Is It? Probate is the court-supervised process of identifying the assets, debts, and beneficiaries of the person who passed away (the “decedent”).  If the decedent had a will, the will tells us how to ultimately distribute their property.  If the decedent died without a will, they died “intestate” and the

Dying Without a Will? How Intestate Succession Works in Maryland Probate

By |2021-01-07T18:54:31+00:00January 3rd, 2021|Estate Plannning, Probate|

Creating a will is incredibly important in Maryland. Common questions we get are, what happens if you die without a will? What are intestate succession laws in Maryland? What are the inheritance laws? First, be sure to check out our in-depth article on the probate process. Second, please note: the following article is specific to

Maryland Probate Court: Everything You Need to Know About the Process

By |2020-12-03T19:03:18+00:00December 3rd, 2020|Probate|

The Maryland Probate process can be confusing and, at times, very complex. Read the article below to get up to speed on what to expect from Maryland Probate Court, the process as a whole, and what your next steps might be. Check out the YouTube video below to learn about the processes involved in Maryland