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How Multiple People Can Hold Title in the Same Property in Maryland

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There are three major types of concurrent ownership in Maryland that can be written into a deed: Tenants in Common each own a share of the property as an individual with no right of survivorship. Therefore, if one co-tenant dies, his interest passes to his own heirs, not the other co-tenants. In this type of […]

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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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Maryland Property Deed Search

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Under Maryland law all property deeds are part of the state public record. Property deeds, mortgage documents, easements, liens and other related document recordings are managed by the Clerk of the Circuit Court in each Maryland county. After a document is recorded by the county land records department, the county then “indexes” the document thus […]

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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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Maryland Real Estate Law & Attorney’s Fees

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A few clients have recently asked about “standard” attorney’s fees clauses in Maryland Real Estate contracts, such as a Residential Contract of Sale. It is important to understand that ultimately these terms are negotiable and if you have concerns about what is proposed you should speak with your attorney so that you are comfortable with […]

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Baltimore Property Title Transfer Service: Maryland Homestead Credit Application

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The Homestead Credit limits the yearly increase in taxable assessments for qualifying Baltimore, Maryland property. Once the Maryland Homestead Credit is applied the county and municipality must limit taxable assessment increases to 10% or less each year. The application along with instructions can be found at this link. To ensure that your Maryland property Deed […]

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Maryland Property Tax Appeal Attorney: Who has the burden of proof at the hearing?

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Maryland law requires that the appellant or petitioner has the burden of proof to demonstrate that the state is incorrect in the assessment of the property. This can be done in a number of successful ways however there are some things that cannot be considered such as the assessment of your neighbor. For a free, […]

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Wicomico County Deed Transfer Lawyer: Wicomico County Property Deed Transfer Requirements

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There are several important steps and decisions that must be made when properly filing a Maryland real estate deed. Besides all of the state requirements, Wicomico County deed filings have the additional requirement: “Instruments transferring title. For any instrument that transfers title and/or effects a change in ownership on the real property tax records of […]

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Happy New Year! Time to Update Your Property Deed-Title?

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For a free consultation today, contact attorney Stephen J. Reichert at 410-299-4959, sreichert@reichertlegal.com or by clicking here. The Law Office of Stephen J. Reichert, LLC provides professional deed transfers of Maryland property deeds. Deed filing laws are different in each Maryland county; Maryland attorney Stephen J. Reichert understands the laws of Maryland and all 23 […]

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Property Law Attorney: Anne Arundel County House Title/Deed Transfer Requirements

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There are several important steps and decisions that must be made when properly filing a Maryland real estate deed. Besides all of the state requirements, Anne Arundel County deed filings have the additional requirement: “Anne Arundel County – Must have the tax account number, the grantee’s name(s), and the address for mailing future property tax […]

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