The Law Office of G. Russell Donaldson, P.C., offers assistance with Estate Planning 

The Law Office of G. Russell Donaldson helps families planning ahead for the future of their assets.  The firm provides valuable services by providing sound legal advice during the administration of wills and trusts.  Our attorneys have experience drafting wills and trusts that manage many of the problems associated with complex estates:

  • Appointing a power of attorney to manage assets
  • Minimizing the amount of taxes on inherited property
  • Preventing inheritance disputes among family members and loved ones
  • Representing parties in contested will and trust proceedings

We offer clients legal insight into how Maryland estate planning laws can be used to help people create individualized plans for their intended property dispersal.  The Law Office of G. Russell Donaldson provides attorney services to help manage the strain of probate court proceedings.  Our firm understands the frustration a family feels during this tedious time and focuses on making the process more efficient:

  • Securing, accounting, and managing all of the deceased’s assets
  • Determining and settling all debts owed
  • Paying any owed income and death taxes
  • Submitting final documentation to the probate court
  • Managing final distribution of estate assets
  • Representing parties in will contest and other contested probate proceedings

Our attorneys represent families in Maryland probate courts with the goal of helping them secure their inherited property or settle debts in accordance with the law as quickly as possible.  We assist elders and their families in seeing that wealth remains under the direction or control of those who accumulated the wealth.