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Michael T. on ContractsCounsel
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June 13, 2022

Michael T.

Lawyer
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Fairfax, Virginia
34 Yrs Experience
Licensed in MD DC, VA
College of William and Mary

I have been in practice since 1990 and practice in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. I am an experienced litigator and look forward to resolving your legal questions as efficiently as possible.

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O.T. W.

Attorney
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Washington, DC
9 Yrs Experience
Licensed in MD NY
Texas Southern University - Thurgood Marshall School of Law

Hi, my name is O.T. and I own The Walker Collective, a law firm that caters to the contractual, intellectual property, and business formation needs of creative entrepreneurs and small business owners. I am licensed to practice in Maryland and New York.

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February 22, 2024

Susan T.

Attorney
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Baltimore, md
19 Yrs Experience
Licensed in MD
University of baltimore

General practitioner since 2005, general practice; civil disputes, torts.... logo Call us: (410) 878-7006 Menu Services Maryland Mobile Last Will & Testament Services All Maryland Legal Services Susan C. Trimble Attorney at Law WHAT WE ARE ABOUT Susan C. Trimble, is an established attorney in the Maryland area. Her work is infused with commitment to her community and family. is tailored to your wants and needs. Here you will find an approachable, personable and conscientious advocate. EDUCATION: Juris Doctorate (JD). University of Baltimore School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. 2006. Bachelor of Science (BS), English Literature. Towson University, 1989. Associate in Claims, (AIC) certification. Fraud Claims Law Associate, (FCLS) certification.

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July 14, 2023

Sara S.

Attorney
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Washington, D.C.
4 Yrs Experience
Licensed in MD DC
American University Washington College of Law

With over ten years of intellectual property experience, I’m happy to work on your contractual matter. I am very diligent and enjoy meeting tight deadlines. Drafting memoranda, business transactional documents, termination notices, demand letters, licenses and letter agreements are all in my wheelhouse! Working in a variety of fields, from construction to pharmaceutical, I enjoy resolving any disputes that come across my desk.

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May 22, 2023

Christopher M.

Owner of The McKenna Law Group, LLC
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Frederick, Maryland
21 Yrs Experience
Licensed in MD VA
University of Richmond, TC Williams School of Law

Skilled and experienced business attorney with vast experience in a wide array of commercial contracts. Strong emphasis on the lodging and hospitality practice field, including real estate acquisition and disposition, management agreements, franchise agreements, design & construction contracting and finance.

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July 23, 2023

John W.

Strategic Business Partner
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Brookline, MA
38 Yrs Experience
Licensed in MD DC, VA
Georgetown University Law Center

I am a business lawyer with 30+ years of experience, with a specialization in the life sciences industry. I have been general counsel at 5 different companies - both large and growing, as well as small and emerging. I have built legal teams and have extensive experience with Boards of Directors.

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July 24, 2023

John A.

Managing Attorney
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Baltimore, Maryland
12 Yrs Experience
Licensed in MD
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law

John Arthur-Mensah is a highly skilled attorney with extensive expertise in drafting contracts, information law, international law, insurance defense, and complex civil litigation. Throughout his career, he has demonstrated a keen eye for detail and a strong ability to craft well-structured, comprehensive legal agreements. John's track record includes successfully managing the entire contract drafting process, from initial negotiation to final execution. His proficiency in legal research and documentation enables him to ensure that contracts comply with applicable laws and regulations. With a strategic approach and persuasive communication skills, John excels in negotiating contract terms and providing valuable counsel on contractual matters. Admitted to the Maryland Bar and the United States District Court in Maryland, he is well-equipped to handle a diverse range of legal challenges, making him a valuable asset in contract drafting and beyond.

Massa M. on ContractsCounsel
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August 30, 2023

Massa M.

Attorney
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Maryland
3 Yrs Experience
Licensed in MD MA
Massachusetts School of Law

Highly disciplined attorney with over seven years administrative litigation experience. Capable of analyzing complex research, data, and documentation to prepare and represent individuals in sensitive cases. Recognized as a leader with the ability to perform work both autonomously and collaboratively as a member of a diverse legal team. Great problem-solving skills, strong multitasking capabilities and works well under strict deadlines. A professional with a sense of humor, strong work ethic and ability to build trust across all levels.

Raquel G. on ContractsCounsel
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September 26, 2023

Raquel G.

IP/Contacts/Entertainment/General Law Practitioner
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Bryans Road, Maryland
22 Yrs Experience
Licensed in MD
Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law (J.D.)

I have practiced law for 20+ years. I am knowledgeable, skilled, and experienced in IP related matters; contract drafting and revisions; trial preparation (including ITC Section 337 trials); and many other legal areas. Further, I earned a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering and worked as a junior and primary patent examiner for over a decade. Furthermore, I have produced a feature film and set up and maintained the production office before, during, and after filming.

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September 28, 2023

Kimm M.

Attorney at Law
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Maryland/District of Columbia
31 Yrs Experience
Licensed in MD DC
Harvard Law School

Kimm Massey, Esq. is a graduate of Harvard Law School, who has almost thirty years of experience practicing law. Her background includes litigation work for large multinational corporate law firms, the federal government, and the District of Columbia government. She founded Massey Law Group a decade ago. Attorney Kimm Massey has been admitted to the Bars of Washington DC, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Florida, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, the United States Court of Federal Claims, the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans’ Claims, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

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September 29, 2023

William H.

Nevada
Free Consultation
Las Vegas
13 Yrs Experience
Licensed in MD
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State

Diligent attorney and skilled government contracts professional with extensive experience in supply chain management, procurement, business process and procedure, regulatory compliance, intellectual property protection, and complex contract arrangements. With over 20 years of contracts and operations experience, I have handled domestic and international transactions for the sale and purchase of goods and services including construction, engineering, and R&D – in the Defense, IT, Mining, and Aerospace industries. I am accustomed to building and leading global and diverse teams; designing and implementing new processes and systems; and working in close collaboration with broad stakeholder populations, including executive management and other attorneys.

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Estate Planning Legal Questions and Answers

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Last Will and Testament

California

Asked on Mar 21, 2023

What happens if I die without a will?

As I have gotten older and accumulated assets, I have become increasingly aware of the importance of having a will in place. However, I have not yet taken the steps to create one, and I am curious about the potential consequences of dying without a will. Therefore, I would like to seek the advice of a lawyer to understand what would happen to my estate and how my assets would be distributed in the event of my death without a will.

Matthew S.

Answered Apr 11, 2023

If you die without a will your assets will be distributed to your heirs pursuant to the intestacy statute for your state. However, if you use a will, you can control who gets your assets and can give assets to non-blood related persons who wouldn't otherwise be an heir.

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Settlement And Release Agreement

Pennsylvania

Asked on Aug 1, 2022

Must I sign a family settlement release for my fathers estate in PA in order for the executor to distribute monies?

My fathers exectutor is ready to finalize the estate bank account and I received a "release" letter, must I sign it before money is distributed? (PA)

Ryan W.

Answered Aug 5, 2022

In Pennsylvania, probate estates are wrapped up after the executor provides the beneficiaries with an accounting. The purpose is for the beneficiaries to review what the executor did during the administration of the estate and have the opportunity to voice any objections he or she may have. The release that you received is fairly standard in the estate administration process. You are not required to sign the document. The estate can also be finalized by requesting an order of distribution from a judge. If you do not happen to take issue with anything the executor did, signing the release agreement will likely be more efficient.

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Power of Attorney

Tennessee

Asked on Apr 21, 2022

Do I need a lawyer to get a power of attorney

My uncle is an elderly man and his wife passed away in January of this year. She did everything as far handling all of the important things. He doesn't understand a lot of things. He asked me if I would take over everything for him. So I think I need to get a power of attorney to be able to do tnat.

Rebecca R.

Answered May 3, 2022

A power of attorney allows you to make decisions and dispose of property, it does sound like one might be helpful in your situation. When an attorney writes up the power of attorney, you have a range of permissions to cover all the needs of your individual situation. You’ll want to be sure that you have the ability to write checks, etc. Additionally, the power of attorney will be useful if other family members challenge your decisions or actions. Drafting the document is a fairly straightforward process, and most attorneys will bill 1-2 hours depending on whether you need additional documents for healthcare and estate decisions.

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Estate Planning

Power of Attorney

Texas

Asked on Feb 14, 2022

Power of Attorney

Revoking power attorney

T. Phillip B.

Answered Feb 18, 2022

Typically anything written which indicates you are revoking it should be sufficient. It should be delivered to your agent. I would also deliver it to any banks or other places where your agent may use the POA.

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Estate Planning

Durable Power of Attorney for Finances

Illinois

Asked on Apr 19, 2023

What’s the Difference between General POA and Durable POA

I’m trying to get POA over my Mother Financial because she not Paying the Mortgage which is past over due along with some Bills she hasn’t paid on in months I don’t us to lose our home and she suffers from Dementia and we Both recently suffered from a stroke I would appreciate if you respond to my message beside With a Hi There !

T. Phillip B.

Answered Jun 3, 2023

I'm not a fan of either term as I find they just confuse things. Durable usually is referring that it remains effective after incapacity. Sometimes general is looked at as terminating at becoming incapacitated. Another term which comes up is springing which this one makes more sense where it isn't effective immediately but upon a date or occurrence (usually someone being deemed incapacitated). I don't think I'd ever create a POA where it terminates at incapacity since that's when I'd need it to work. Now you say your mother has dementia. Will she understand what she is signing and the purpose of the document? If not, she doesn't have the required mental capacity to establish a POA and will have to have a guardian appointed by the court.

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