I am a Maryland native, having been a member of the Baltimore Washington community... more
I am a Maryland native, having been a member of the Baltimore Washington community my entire life, except for 3 years in law school at the Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law, Carlisle, Pa. campus. My life has always revolved around family, friends, church and academics of one form or another. I am the oldest of four children, my Mother, my 2 younger sisters and their f... view profile
"Estate" is the legal term used to define your property and money—basically, everything that belongs to you. Estate planning attorneys tell you different strategies you can use to transfer your belongings after you die. By planning your estate, you can maximize its value by minimizing taxes and eliminating court costs and interference. Estate planning attorneys also help you control and protect your estate during your lifetime, by writing documents that allow you to transfer property and money to children, charities, or others in a way you desire.