Recent Blog Posts

2024 Vernon G. Frame Scholarship Awarded

In collaboration with the Rotary International Club of Lake Shore – Severna Park, Frame & Frame was pleased to present the 2024 Vernon G. Frame Scholarship to Kelcie Gannon, a senior from Chesapeake High School, who will be attending college to study criminal investigation and profiling.  Tara K. Frame, Managing Partner at Frame & Frame… Continued

Estate Planning for a Sick Spouse

Planning an estate with a sick spouse who is likely to die in the coming months or years may be the last thing on the mind of either party, but it is an important step to take to save the surviving spouse from serious financial trouble. With help from a compassionate Anne Arundel County estate… Continued

Why A Power of Attorney Is So Important in a Crisis

In a crisis situation, what happens if you or your family member is suddenly incapacitated and unable to take care of routine affairs? Who will be authorized to make medical decisions?  Who will continue to pay your health care premiums, the mortgage, or other important expenses?  If you own a business, who will work with… Continued

Is Your Family Inheritance at Risk for Probate?

If a family member dies, it is important to have a will in place but a will may not protect the family’s inheritance from probate, taxes, or creditors such as Medicaid.  Here are some considerations for ensuring that your family will receive their fair share of assets and how to preserve their inheritance during the… Continued

Medicaid Planning Tips for Seniors and Their Families

When we talk about Medicaid planning, many people think that this is something that only needs to be considered for underprivileged people.  Quite the opposite is true.  Medicaid planning, sometimes also referred to as long-term care planning, is important for anyone that is going to need long-term care.  It is especially important for family members… Continued

Wills & Trusts for Blended Families

As Featured in I95 Business Magazine: Our families change over time. Children and grandchildren are born. People get married, divorced, and even remarry. During this time, perhaps you started your business, took over a family business, or married someone with a business? The point is that our family is an ever-changing dynamic, and today, blended… Continued

Celebrating Men’s Health Month

June is Men’s Health Month! Men’s Health Month is observed annually in June to raise awareness about men’s health issues and encourage men to take proactive steps to improve their well-being.  This initiative promotes healthy lifestyle choices, regular medical checkups, and preventive care to improve overall well-being and longevity for men. Men’s health and estate… Continued

Elder Romance and Marriage

Romance is often associated with the young. Somehow, our society generally believes that the elderly have outgrown the emotions that come with dating. Yet, older adults find just as much enjoyment as teenagers do from the excitement, compassion, and love that companionship provides. In today’s world, finding love again at an older age is more… Continued

Navigating Legal Planning When Faced with Alzheimer’s or Dementia

When a family member is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia, it can be a challenging and emotionally taxing experience. Amid the emotional and practical concerns, it’s crucial to address the legal aspects of care and support. Legal planning and elder law play a vital role in ensuring the well-being of your loved one and the… Continued

Frame & Frame Recognized as Leading Lawyers by What’s Up Media 2024–2025 of Annapolis & Central Maryland

Each year, What’s Up Magazine reveals their Leading Lawyers and Frame & Frame is proud to be recognized among this elite group of legal professionals.  The survey is conducted by the media outlet through a peer review process, inviting all attorneys and judges who practice law throughout the Anne Arundel County, Central Maryland, and Eastern Shore areas… Continued