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Estate Planning And Probate Law Lawyers In Charlotte Hall Maryland

Charlotte Hall is a census-designated place (CDP) in St. Mary's County, Maryland, United States. The population was 1,214 at the 2000 census. The Maryland Veterans Home for disabled veterans, including a U.S. Veterans Affairs clinic, is located on the site of the former Charlotte Hall Military Academy. The Academy site was declared the Charlotte Hall Historic District, and listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975. Since 1940, a sizable Amish farming community has existed nearby along with a farmers market and large flea market complex on busy Maryland Route 5, which is also the site of numerous strip-mall businesses continuing into the adjacent community of Mechanicsville.

What is estate planning and probate law?

Estate planning is the process of anticipating and arranging for the disposal of an estate. Estate planning typically attempts to eliminate uncertainties over the administration of a probate and maximize the value of the estate by reducing taxes and other expenses. Estate planning attorneys advise clients on their options for disposition of real and personal property after death, and create any number of necessary documents pertaining to the estate and finances of the client -- including wills and trusts. Estate planning law attorneys also assist clients in setting out their end-of-life health care wishes through living wills and health care powers of attorney.

Answers to estate planning and probate law issues in Maryland


The law dealing with estates governs the passing of the...


In the administration of any estate of a person who has...


When a person dies, someone must step in to wind up the...


An executor is the person you name in your will to handle...


A trust is an arrangement under which one person, called the...


The federal government imposes estate taxes only if your...

Every adult should have a will. A will makes sure that your property goes where you want it to go, and makes the...

Federal court opinions concerning estate planning and probate law in Maryland