In order to open an estate, you have to file paperwork. There are several documents needed to open an estate at the Register of Wills. The Personal Representative is the person who should file the paperwork to open the estate.
The Probate Process in Maryland
Welcome back to Part 6 of our probate series for Maryland! In this post, we’re discussing two types of estate proceedings in Maryland. An estate proceeding is essentially opening a probate case.
The Probate Process in Maryland: What Makes a Will Valid in Maryland, and Safekeeping Your Will with the Register of Wills
Welcome to Part 5 of our series on the probate process in Maryland. Today, we’re discussing wills and what makes them valid in the State of Maryland. In this post, we’re talking about the legal requirements in Maryland for a valid will.
This is part 4 of our series on the probate process in Maryland, brought to you by the Gormley Law Office. In this post, we’re talking about what happens if someone dies in Maryland without a will.
This is Part 3 in our series on the probate process in Maryland. Despite what you might have seen on TV or in movies about a dramatic “reading of the will” after someone dies, you might be surprised to learn that a will only governs probate assets.
Welcome back to Part 2 of our series on probate in Maryland! In our previous post, we talked about the unique history of probate in Maryland and the responsibilities of the Orphans’ Court and the Register of Wills. In today’s post, we’re talking about terminology of the probate process.
Welcome to the first in our series of blog posts about the probate process in Maryland, brought to you by the Gormley Law Firm! In this post, we’re talking about the basics of probate in Maryland. You might be surprised to learn that Maryland’s probate process has some unique aspects to it.