The Maryland probate process serves a vital purpose. When a resident of Maryland dies, the Maryland Register of Wills with the Orphans' Court oversee the distribution of all assets and belongings left behind. They first appoint a representative to be in charge of the estate, collect and itemize all assets and monetary accounts, ensure all outstanding debts are paid off, and determine the validity of any existing wills. Finally, when the court is satisfied that all other steps have been completed, they authorize the distribution of inheritance funds to the rightful heirs.
Our staff understands your time is valuable and because losing a loved one is heartbreaking, we take the stress and worry out of the equation. From start to finish, the Baddour Law Firm will walk you through the process from opening the estate with the courts all the way to the distribution of the assets to the beneficiaries.
An attorney can navigate through much of the hurdles and road blocks to expeditiously close the estate. If your lack law training and regulatory knowledge, it may be an extremely stressful process to get through on your own.
Although an attorney is not required by the Courts there may be repercussions for not having representations , most of which result in loss of time and money for your loved ones.
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