Wills, Trusts and Estate Tax Planning
Experienced Maryland trusts and estates attorney
With more than 35 years of experience, including as a supervising tax specialist at what is now the international accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, Richard T. Stansbury possesses in-depth knowledge about all aspects of wills, trusts and estates issues, including:
Richard T. Stansbury, P.A. can advise you on the best approach to your estate planning. We thoroughly analyze your estate and strategize the best means of transferring your assets, minimizing taxes, establishing guardianship for your children, supporting personal philanthropic causes and protecting your loved ones. We can draft a will that reflects your desires and establish living trusts if they would be beneficial to your estate.
We apply our extensive knowledge about Maryland probate court to guide you through the complex process of probating a will. We assist executors in all steps of the process, including:
- Creating a plan of action to probate the estate fairly and expeditiously
- Filing the will with the probate court in Maryland
- Closing and opening bank accounts
- Transferring assets from the deceased to the estate
- Valuating the estate
- Managing and liquidating assets as appropriate
- Paying taxes and other debts
- Locating beneficiaries
- Hiring professionals and experts when necessary
When disputes occur between beneficiaries, we successfully represent your interests. We have the extensive knowledge to challenge invalid wills or to defend valid wills against the improper assertions of dissatisfied beneficiaries. Richard T. Stansbury is a skillful mediator and litigator who can negotiate between beneficiaries to preserve relationships or fastidiously pursue your rights in court when necessary.
Contact a meticulous estate planning lawyer.
We serve clients primarily in the Baltimore, Annapolis and Washington, D.C. areas.
Call Richard T. Stansbury, P.A. at 410-727-6200 today to schedule a consultation, or contact us online.