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What Should I Do If I Am Involved In a Car Accident?

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Introducing: The Legal Minute Video Series

Davis, Upton, Palumbo & Dougherty, LLC is excited to announce a new mini series – The Legal Minute! Every Wednesday afternoon we will be releasing a video answering a commonly asked question that we receive in our office. Don’t forget to leave a comment when you watch – we would love to hear from you!

What is Intestate?

If a person dies without a Will, the person is deemed to have died “intestate” and the disposition of the person’s assets is governed by the laws of Intestacy. The intestacy laws are found in the Maryland Annotated Code and specify the hierarchy for determining who is entitled to distribution. For example, if the decedent had a spouse and minor children at the time… Read More

What is Probate?

Probate is the legal process for winding up the affairs of a deceased person.   In Maryland, the probate process is administered through the local Register of Wills office and Orphan’s Court.   If the decedent died with a Will, the Will is admitted to probate and any legal challenges to the will are resolved.  If the individual died without a Will, then the person has… Read More