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Can a Personal Representative Designated in a Will Act Before the Principal’s Death?

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A Personal Representative has no power to do anything before death. Only a Power of Attorney or court appointed guardian can act during the principal’s lifetime. As such, it is important to meet with a lawyer and execute the proper Power of Attorney documents before such an individual is needed, rather than later when issues […]

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Olney Maryland Estate Planning & Will Filing

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As an estate planning lawyer, I encounter clients in Maryland who 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 safe keeping and quick access to your Will by the court that will handle probate for your estate. […]

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Maryland Power of Attorney & The Ability to Sell a Home

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I was recently asked whether a Maryland Power of Attorney can grant the Agent the ability to sell the home of the Principal. The Agent is the person who is given power to act on behalf of the Principal through the creation of a Power of Attorney document. The answer is: yes, it is possible […]

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