The Register of Wills in Maryland VS The Orphans’ Court
PathFinder Law Group provides expert guidance on navigating estate administration in Maryland. Learn the roles of the Register of Wills in Maryland and the Orphans’ Court, and discover how our trusted Estates and Trusts law firm can support you through the estate administration process.Read More
Small Estate Affidavit in Maryland: Maximize Your Benefits
In our comprehensive article, we explore the intricacies of the Small Estate Affidavit in Maryland and the valuable role a lawyer can play in helping individuals qualify for this simplified probate process.Read More
A Brief Guide to Letters of Administration in Maryland
Letters of Administration in Maryland grant the personal representative the authority to manage a deceased person’s estate. But the process of obtaining them, addressing challenges, and administering the estate can be challenging and time-consuming. An Estate Administration attorney can help.Read More
What is the Difference Between an Executor and an Estate Administrator?
Serving as a personal representative (executor or administrator) for a loved one’s estate is a big responsibility. “You have the power of attorney for the deceased person’s estate. You need to handle their real estate, settle any estate tax, communicate with their loved ones, and hire a law firm for legal advice, among other things,” explains Patrick O’Brien, executor.org. All in all, the entire process typically lasts about a year from start to finish – though the actual time can vary depending on the size and complexity of the estate. But did you know there is actually a difference between an executor and an estate administrator?Read More
Can Beneficiaries Object to an Estate Administrator?
An executor or personal representative can be nominated to serve in the deceased person’s will, however, if there is no Will, a court-appointed estate administrator or personal representative will be appointed by a probate court. The latter can sometimes lead to tensions amongst heirs who disagree with the court’s decision. So, one of the questions we hear often is, “Can beneficiaries object to an estate administrator?”Read More
What is the Estate Administration Fee in Maryland
id you know that a personal representative is entitled to a fee for their work? And these fees differ by state. So, we are often asked: What is the estate administration fee in Maryland?Read More
How to File to Be an Administrator of an Estate in Maryland
When a friend or family member dies and does not have a will or estate plan in place, what most want to know is how to file to be an administrator of an estate or personal representative in the state of Maryland.Read More
What Does an Administrator of an Estate Do?
What do you do if you find yourself responsible for managing a loved one’s affairs or estate? What does an administrator of an estate do?Read More
How is an Administrator of an Estate Appointed?
are carried out after you pass? The answer is your estate administrator. But what exactly is an estate administrator and how is an administrator of an estate appointed?Read More