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An Overview of the Legal Guardianship Process in Maryland

By Rob Goldman, Rob Goldman Legal Solutions, Maryland Guardianship Lawyer Things You Should Know When Ready to Choose a Guardianship Lawyer The Parties The Petitioner is the person who files the Petition asking to be appointed legal guardian. Who has priority to be appointed guardian? The top 4 priorities are: The person properly designated by … Read moreAn Overview of the Legal Guardianship Process in Maryland

Maryland Inheritance Rights of Adopted and Step-Children

What you want to know. Concise, Clear Explanations Adopted Children.  The general rule is that adopted children, from the time of adoption, lose all rights to inherit from their birth or biological parents. At the same time, adopted children acquire the right to inherit from their adoptive parents. Adoptive parents also have the right to … Read moreMaryland Inheritance Rights of Adopted and Step-Children

Liability for Inheritance Taxes in Maryland

You do not have to pay the Maryland Inheritance Tax if your relationship to the decedent is: spouse, parent, step-parent, grandparent, child (biological, adopted or step), grandchild or any lineal descendant, i.e. any descendant in the direct line, stepparent or stepchild, brother or sister, or a corporation if all stockholders consist of only the above … Read moreLiability for Inheritance Taxes in Maryland

How much does it cost to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy?

What is the cost of not knowing what you don’t know? Volume bankruptcy lawyers don’t take the time to provide a thorough personalized experience to help you maximize the benefits of filing bankruptcy or to understand how you came to be in financial difficulty and consider other options. You may never know … The out … Read moreHow much does it cost to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy?

What is Guardianship?

What is Guardianship? Guardianship refers to the authority granted to a person by the Court to take care of a disabled person’s person and / or property. If a family member or someone in need is unable to manage his or her affairs due to frailty, long-term illness, disability or mental incompetency, you can petition … Read moreWhat is Guardianship?

10 Reasons For A Deed Change

Considering a deed change? Consider a life estate deed. Thinking about adding or removing a spouse or child’s name to your deed? Adding a name is often not as simple a matter as you may think. Did you know that the kind of deed you sign can determine whether the real property is protected or not … Read more10 Reasons For A Deed Change

Parent Abuse & Sacrifices Parents Make for their Children

By Rob Goldman, J.D. and Amy Ding, M.D. Many parents frequently make sacrifices for their children. The focus of this article is not the typical sacrifices parents make for their children but rather on the situations where adult children look to their parents, in particular older parents, for financial assistance or try to dump their … Read moreParent Abuse & Sacrifices Parents Make for their Children

Do I need to sign over my house and savings to pay for the nursing home cost of care?

Do not listen to what the nursing home office tells you! In many cases, the family home is or can be protected. Experience has shown that nursing home business office managers and Medicaid assistants do not understand key aspects of the Medicaid laws.  You could end up paying a whole lot of money to the nursing … Read moreDo I need to sign over my house and savings to pay for the nursing home cost of care?