Exceptional Rockville Trusts and Estates Attorneys Provide Far-Reaching Family Law Representation

Serving the trust and estate needs of individuals in Potomac, Bethesda, Clarksburg, Gaithersburg, and communities throughout Maryland

The trusts and estates attorneys at Rockville’s Jo Benson Fogel, P.A. boast well-rounded practice experience in wills, guardianship, and estate planning and administration. Statewide recognition as a leader in this area of law has built an extensive base of dedicated clients. Individuals throughout Maryland routinely rely on us to develop and keep estate plans current, and families turn to us for compassion and strength after the death of a loved one. We look forward to being a trusted resource for you, too.

Holistic estate planning and estate administration expertise

Our Rockville wills and probate attorneys provide seasoned counsel to clients planning for end of life matters. We develop thoughtful and thorough estate plans to make sure that when a disable event happens, your family is provided for in accordance with your wishes. You can also count on us to help you anticipate changed circumstances that may necessitate amendments to your estate plan.

For those struggling with the death of a friend or family member, we work hard to minimize the stress and burdens of probate. Our knowledgeable probate attorneys guide you through the appropriate court processes and legal requirements.

Rare proficiency in guardianship matters to ensure your loved ones are protected

Caring for a minor or adult who cannot care for him or herself is an incredibly important responsibility, and we do not take these issues lightly. Our guardianship and family law attorneys make certain that, when appropriate, estate plans contain provisions pertaining to guardianship. In those instances where guardianship of a dependent person is not clear, whether during estate administration or other circumstances, we leverage more than 30 years of experience with Maryland’s guardianship laws to protect your loved one.

Providing dedicated representation through emotionally challenging contested estate litigation

When an estate is contested, the resulting litigation can be taxing. Whether arising from disputes with creditors over the decedent’s debts or disagreements among family members over the terms of the will, estate litigation should not be approached without a competent trusts and estates attorney. Our Rockville estate administration team is with you through every aspect of the probate and contested estate process:

  • Petitioning the court to open a probate estate
  • Challenging actions made by the executor or personal representative
  • Pursuing fraud or theft claims against the estate’s executor, personal representative, or trustee
  • Responding to claims submitted by creditors
  • Paying out the assets of the estate in accordance with the will
  • Contesting or defending a will
  • Replacing the personal representative

With more than 30 years of experience in probate and estate litigation, we are a first-rate resource for contested estate disputes.

Contact us for all your Rockville trust and estate legal needs

The Rockville Maryland trust and estate attorneys at the law firm of Jo Benson Fogel, P.A. are lauded statewide for their sophisticated understanding of complicated, sensitive legal matters. Call (301) 468-2288 or contact us online to schedule a time to meet with a member of our legal team. These issues are simply too important to trust to inexperienced attorneys.


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