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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

The Impact of the TCJA Tax Expiration on High Net Worth Individuals

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2017 brought significant changes to the tax landscape, including adjustments to estate taxes that provided relief for high net worth individuals. However, as the sunset provision of the TCJA approaches, slated for January 1, 2026, it’s crucial for affluent individuals to understand the implications and take proactive… Continued

Celebrating Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month! We are making it our mission to raise awareness about mental health issues, promote mental wellness, and reduce stigma surrounding mental illness. It is an opportunity to educate the public, advocate for mental health policies and resources, and encourage individuals to seek help if needed. Mental health awareness is a… Continued

The Power of Ethical Wills and Legacy Planning

In the realm of estate planning and passing on one’s legacy, there exists a unique and profound tradition known as legacy letters or ethical wills. Unlike legal documents that distribute assets, these heartfelt letters are designed to pass down a different kind of wealth—the wealth of wisdom, life lessons, and personal stories. In this article,… Continued

How to Talk to Your Parents About Estate Planning

If you are part of the sandwich generation, you know that it can be challenging to oversee your own family while also providing care, guidance, and direction to your aging parents.  Bringing up the topic of estate planning with your parents can be a sensitive and challenging conversation. However, it is a crucial one that… Continued