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Estate Planning And Probate Law Lawyers In Quantico Maryland

Quantico is an unincorporated community in Wicomico County, Maryland, United States, along the former stage route from Vienna to the port of Whitehaven on the Wicomico River. It consists of approximately 35 homes on the Quantico Creek. The community lies four miles (6 km) from Hebron, Maryland along Maryland Route 347. There are two churches, a general store, and a post office in the community. It is part of the Salisbury, Maryland Metropolitan Statistical Area. Quantico is a Native American name meaning "place of dancing. " The oldest home in Quantico is located at 6508 Quantico Road. The house was built in 1790 with an addition added in 1810, the dates can be traced by the nails on the property. Built with brick and covered in stucco to imitate scored ashlar construction, the house had two exposed brick walls on the North and South side. Today the home does not face the street as it was built to face Quantico Creek, originally part of the property. The house and 3 acres (12,000 m) were sold in 1798 and purchased in January by Henry Crawford, a tanner, who gave the property the name Chelsea. Census records show that the house at the time had a log cookhouse, stable, and meathouse, as well as other commercial buildings such as a tannery, shed, barkhouse, and millhouse.

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


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