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Medicaid vs Medicare written in a note.

Key Differences Between Medicare and Medicaid / Medical Assistance for Maryland Elders With Long-Term Care Needs

Medicare and Medicaid (which is called Medical Assistance in Maryland) are both programs that provide healthcare-related financial assistance for Maryland elders.  The names of the programs sound remarkably similar, but the programs themselves are v… Read More
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Categories: Medicaid
Diagram of Living Trust

How a Maryland Living Trust Works

A living trust — also sometimes called a revocable living trust — is a good estate planning tool for some people. Before you decide whether a living trust should be part of your estate plan, take the time to understand how a Maryland living trust… Read More
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Probate Folders and Gavel

Probate and Estate Administration in Montgomery County, Maryland

Maryland law requires that administration of a deceased person’s estate occur in the county where the deceased person maintained his or her legal residence.  This article provides an overview of the complex laws that apply to probate and estate ad… Read More
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Gavel And A Last Will And Testament

What Happens If You Die Without a Will in Maryland?

If you live in Maryland and do not express your final wishes in a will or estate plan, state law determines who makes your funeral arrangements and receives your property.  In our Rockville, Maryland, estate planning practice at The Law Office of He… Read More
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Categories: Estate Planning, Wills
Elderly father adult son and grandson out for a walk in the park.

Elder Law: Comprehensive Legal Services For You or Your Aging Loved Ones

Our elder law clients at The Law Office of Henry Nash — most of whom reside in Rockville or elsewhere in Montgomery County, Maryland — often ask us exactly what types of matters “elder law” includes.  As a relatively new area of legal practi… Read More
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The Maryland Probate Process

Probate is the Maryland legal proceeding by which one settles a decedent’s estate. Probate starts by filing a petition for probate asking the court to open an estate and appoint a personal representative (executor). For the protection of interested… Read More
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Wills and Living Trusts

It depends on your circumstances and goals as to whether a Will or a revocable living trust makes more sense for you. But here in general terms are some observations about Wills and living trusts. Read More
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Durable Financial Power of Attorney

A durable financial power of attorney is a legal document in which you name a financial agent, who is somebody to make decisions about your financial affairs if you are incapacitated. “Durable” means that the power of attorney remains in effect n… Read More
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Surrogate Health Care Decision Making and Advance Health Care Directives

If you become incapacitated and need medical treatment, what kind of care will you receive, and who is going to make health care decisions for you? The answers to these crucially important questions include surrogate health care decision making and a… Read More
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Legal Guardianship for Disabled Adults

Under Maryland law the court shall appoint a guardian of the person if the court determines, from clear and convincing evidence, that an individual lacks sufficient understanding or capacity to make or communicate responsible decisions concerning his… Read More
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