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Free or Reduced Fee Legal Services in Maryland

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If you are in need of legal service but are unable to afford the cost you may qualify for reduced or free legal assistance through one of these organizations. MARYLAND LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION FUNDED PROVIDERS 2017 Contact Information Allegany Law Foundation -(301) 722-3390 Alternative Directions – (410) 889-5072 Asian Pacific American Legal Resource Center- (202) […]

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Carney Maryland Estate Planning Attorney and Will Filing

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Maryland law allows Wills to be filed with the county in which you live. As an estate planning attorney who works in Carney, I have encountered clients who have failed (or their attorney failed) to file their Will with the county. This is a critical final step in the Will creation process as it ensures […]

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How Do I Redeem Maryland Ground Rent?

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Ground rent is common in Maryland especially with property in Baltimore City. If ground rent is on your property then you are responsible for pay a small amount of money each year to the owner of the ground rent. The amounts vary but I find they are typically around $100 to $200 per year. Owners […]

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Do Laws of Copyright Apply to the Internet?

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The short answer: yes. When in doubt, consider the matter to be under copyright and if you desire to use the work or portions of it, contact the copyright holder and request written permission. People often assume that internet material is free for the taking since getting to the material was free, i.e. you didn’t […]

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Who Can Obtain a Living Person’s Will in Maryland?

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In Maryland if the Will has been filed with the Register of Wills county office (or city office if in Baltimore) only the testator—the person who created the Will–or someone who has written permission signed by the testator can withdraw a Will from safekeeping. Proper identification is required by the clerks in the Register of […]

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Same Sex Marriage, Maryland Deed & Tenants by the Entirety

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A deed for married individuals with property in Maryland should typically be filed as Tenants by the Entirety, though there are occasionally advantageous reasons for filing otherwise. The same is true whether the married couple is of the same sex or of the opposite sex. For a free, confidential conversation to discuss this and other […]

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Formal Requirements for a Valid Will in Maryland

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Under Maryland law you must sign your will and two or more witnesses must sign the will in your presence. There are also formalities on informing the witnesses as to what you are signing though they are not required to read and understand the contents of the will. Each witness must be at least 18 […]

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Baltimore Attorney: Recovering Attorney Fees in Maryland

When considering civil legal action, a common question arises: “will I be able to recover my legal fees?” In Maryland, for most civil cases the answer is “no.” Maryland, like many states, follows the rule that requires each party pays their own legal fees regardless of who is victorious. There are some exceptions to this […]

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