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Probate

Do you know what happens during the probate process?

The death of a loved one can bring many complications for a Maryland family. One of the most important things they will have to do is to settle the estate of the deceased, a process that can involve various legal and financial challenges. One thing these families may...

Is probate always long and drawn out?

When a Maryland resident passes away and has left a will with instructions indicating how remaining assets should be distributed, a legal process needs to take place to properly settle the estate. That process is known as probate, and it begins when the executor takes...

What can you expect from the probate process?

Most people are not familiar with the process required in order to settle a Maryland estate. If you are trying to settle a loved one’s estate or want to know what is involved with that process, you need to know about probate. This is the legal procedure of paying...

Who gets what when a Maryland resident dies without a will?

Many individuals sit down to draft their wills as they get older and see some of their friends pass away, divorce or pay off their mortgages. Countless others die prematurely, experience a sudden decline in their health or think that they're of means enough to warrant...

How do Maryland probate judges validate a will?

If you've ever lost someone close to you, then you've probably heard of the probate court. What you may not know unless you've served as their personal representative is what exactly that court is responsible for doing. One of its primary responsibilities is to...

What does it mean to open an estate?

If you find yourself serving as a decedent's personal representative or the executor of their estate for the first time, then it's likely that you're not exactly sure of all the responsibilities that you need to fulfill. There are many. The first step that you should...