I do a lot of the wills and estate work here at Hillman, Brown & Darrow, and I field a lot of the questions clients have about wills. The first main question that most folks have is whether they need a will at all. Generally, people don’t like to think about death and what will [...]
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POWERS OF ATTORNEY operate while you are alive. A general power of attorney grants power to your designee to sign your name to all of your documents while you are living, whether you are competent or incompetent. If you are in a coma or at the South Pole, the General Power of Attorney allows your [...]
Even relatively simple consumer transactions today are overlaid with imposed statutory complexity. If you are a merchant of any kind that sells anything to consumers you had best be aware of those statutorily imposed requirements that significantly increase your risk of litigation. Recently, a motorcycle authorized repair shop was dealt a $55,000 jury award for [...]
Probably 90% of complicated lengthy and difficult litigation arises because of parties’ failures to reduce to clear and definitive writing their obligations, whatever that may be. Take the time to spend a little bit of money on an attorney in the first instance to get a written contract in order to avoid spending a lot [...]
The Prenup. Often unfairly painted with a sinister aura, an Antenuptial or Prenuptial Agreement can provide security and a plan of action in the unfortunate event that a marriage ends in divorce. It can also bar your right to receive otherwise standard support and marital property. For this reason, it is imperative that any person [...]
A truly fascinating case is currently pending with our office in the Circuit Court of Maryland for Anne Arundel County. It involves the oral unspecified contract between a custom motorcycle manufacturer and a buyer. The buyer wanted the “coolest” bike he could get his hands on. It clearly is one of those things every biker [...]