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:

  • Estate planning
  • Estate tax issues
  • Executorship duties
  • Guardianship
  • Living wills
  • Living trusts
  • Probate
  • Probate and will disputes
  • Wills drafting and execution

Estate planning

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.

Probate

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

Probate disputes

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.

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Our Office

  • Hunt Valley Office

    Address

    11350 McCormick Road EP 1
    Suite 502
    Hunt Valley, Maryland 21031

Reviews and Ratings

  • 5.0/5.0

    I share office space with Richard and went to law school with him. He is a very capable and outstanding lawyer.

    — Principal