Experienced guardianship and fiduciary services attorney ready to assist you.Mr. King has assisted in asset protection and Medical Assistance planning for many families.Along with litigating the issues, Mr. King also assists clients in planning for death and incapacityBarrett pursues guardianships for clients, has been guardian, and testifies as an expert in cases.Mr. King represents personal representatives, trustees, beneficiaries and more in fiduciary matters.Barrett has served as a personal representative multiple times and assists those serving, as well.
Mr. King is a cum laude graduate of the University of Baltimore School of Law and is admitted to practice law in D.C. and Maryland state and federal courts (including the United States Supreme Court) and before the United States Tax Court. He has served as counsel and as guardian, trustee or personal representative in estates, trusts and guardianships all over Maryland. Barrett has testified as an expert witness in guardiasnship proceedings. Mr. King focuses his practice on guardianship, estate planning and administration, estate and tax litigation, elder law and business law.
Mr. King brings a unique perspective to estate planning, advising clients on protecting their businesses, using premarital agreements to protect inhertiances for children from a prior marriage, as well as entertainment property and digital assets (including online account information and internet identities) as a comprehensive part of their estate planning needs.
Mr. King takes his clients' hopes and wishes as the primary goal of the estate planning process. Addressing that goal along with the tax implications and the practical issues that arise, speak with Mr. King for all your estate planning needs. Consider not only where you want your estate to go, but the impact on those left behind. How will your digital assets (online banking, email, Facebook, Twitter, etc.) be handled? Who will handle your estate after your pass away? With Mr. King, your estate plan will be addressed from top to bottom.
Are you a business owner? Barrett R. King comes from an entrepreneurial family and has been faced with the challenges of an entrepreneur since he was in elementary school. Speak with him to determine whether you are adequately protecting your business interests. Have you thought about having your key employees sign non-disclosure and non-competition agreements? Have you had your customers sign contracts for your services? Protect your largest asset (your business) by consulting with counsel.
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I highly recommend Barrett to anyone in need of a skilled and caring advocate. Barrett is a subject matter expert in his field. I turn to Barrett if I have any questions related to guardianship and estate planning issues.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rising Star||Maryland Super Lawyers||2017|
|Rising Star||Maryland Super Lawyers||2016|
|Rising Star||Maryland Super Lawyers||2015|
|Rising Star||Maryland Super Lawyers||2014|
|Alumni Hall of Fame||Salisbury University||2010|
|Member||King|Hall LLC||2016 - Present|
|Partner||Elville & Associates, P.C.||2010 - 2016|
|Associate Attorney||Walsh & Company, P.A.||2008 - 2010|
|Adjunct Professor||Community College of Baltimore County||2007 - 2012|
|Lease Negotiator||Grubb & Ellis||2006 - 2008|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Maryland State Bar Association, Estate and Trust Law Section||Member||2008 - Present|
|Howard County Bar Association||Member||2008 - Present|
|Bar Association of Baltimore City||Member||2006 - Present|
|Maryland State Bar Association, Solo & Small Firm Practice Section||Member||2005 - Present|
|Women's Law Center of Maryland||President||2004 - Present|
|American Bar Association, Litigation Section||Member||2003 - Present|
|National Business Institute Seminar||Initial Steps to the Planning Process||2016|
|University of Baltimore School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2006|
|Salisbury University||Philosophy||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2002|
|Maryland State Bar Association||Actions Against Fiduciaries||2016|
|Family-to-Family||Advocacy For The Mentally Ill||2016|
|Estate Administration from Start to Finish||Initial Steps to the Administration Process||2016|
|Estate Planning From A to Z||Trusts 101 and Who Is The Fiduciary?||2015|
|Protecting Assets While Qualifying for Medicaid||Applied Legal Ethics||2014|
|Elder Law and Medicaid Planning: What You Need to Know Now||Special Needs Trusts: Creation, Taxation, Administration||2013|
|Anne Arundel County Caregivers' Conference||Legal Needs for Diminished Capacity||2012|
|Estate Planning from A to Z||Revocable Living Trusts||2011|
|Estate Planning from A to Z||Who is the Fiduciary?||2011|
|Starting a Successful Business||Business Organizations, Insurance, Licensing||2010|