Effective estate planning is difficult for several reasons. First, it requires you to focus on some of the unpleasant issues we all face as we get older. Secondly, effective estate planning requires an attorney who understands the tax and other implications involved in the decisions you make. The Azrael Franz attorneys can help clients identify their estate planning goals and prepare a plan that meets their needs while maximizing the value of their estate passing to designated beneficiaries. Azrael Franz also counsels clients on issues related to long-term health care, disability, living wills, powers of attorney and a myriad of other estate planning issues.
Azrael Franz represents clients in contesting wills, interpreting wills and trusts, and related litigation. We also offer our clients complete probate and estate administration services in all Maryland counties.
Paul Schwab heads the Azrael Franz estate planning department. Whether your needs include the simplest will or the most sophisticated and comprehensive estate plan, Paul has the skill and experience required to effectively advise his clients. Please contact Paul with your estate planning questions. The estate planning matters we deal with include:
- Wills, trusts, family wealth planning
- Estate administration
- Elder law, including long-term healthcare disability, living wills, powers of attorney
- Contesting wills
- Probate estate administration
One of the more difficult tasks that confront survivors of family members who have passed away is the probate and administration of their estate. A careful analysis of the intentions of those who have died is necesssary for proper estate administration. Azrael Franz works with the family members and estate Personal Representative to ensure the complete and effective administration of the estate to assure that these intentions are met.
In instances where someone has died on account of the wrong-doing of another person it is essential to the effective litigation of wrongful death/survivorship claims that the estate be opened and administered effectively. Azrael Franz assists families of those who have died on account of another's negligence by working with them throughout the entire estate process to ensure that their rights are preserved and protected and to assure that all benefits to which they may be entitled are secured.
Paul Schwab heads the Azrael Franz estate planning department. Whether your needs include the simplest will or the most sophisticated and comprehensive estate plan, Paul has the skill and experience required to effectively advise his clients. Please contact Paul with your estate planning questions.