Why Love Letters to Heirs go Great With Chocolate and Roses

     Valentine’s Day is special to many folks. It is a time to show our affection for loved ones and let them know how special they are.  As a child, you may remember getting a box of chocolates from your parents letting you know that your were special and loved in their eyes. Of … Continue reading Why Love Letters to Heirs go Great With Chocolate and Roses

Maryland Governor Appoints Attorney Aquanetta J. Betts to the Virginia I. Jones Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Council

Owings Mills, MD, 01/30/2017: The Law Office of Aquanetta J. Betts, LLC, is pleased to announce that Aquanetta J. Betts, Esq., has been appointed by Governor Larry Hogan to the Virginia I. Jones Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Council for a three year term that began October 2016. “ Virginia I. Jones Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders … Continue reading Maryland Governor Appoints Attorney Aquanetta J. Betts to the Virginia I. Jones Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Council

Three Lessons Retailers can Teach Nonprofits About End of Year Fundraising

Let’s get something straight from the beginning. Running a nonprofit is no small feat. Due to the business structure of nonprofits, their leaders have many tricky nuisances to navigate. Keeping the nonprofit in compliance with government rules and regulations is not for the faint of heart. The list of things to do while operating a … Continue reading Three Lessons Retailers can Teach Nonprofits About End of Year Fundraising

Three Reasons Why The Business of Medical Cannabis is Green in Maryland 

     The new medical cannabis industry is moving along in Maryland. The Natalie M. LaPrade Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission has awarded pre-approvals for dispensaries, processors and growers. However, the selection of the processors and growers has been fraught with controversy, and several lawsuits have been filed in response to the way the selections were … Continue reading Three Reasons Why The Business of Medical Cannabis is Green in Maryland 

Why DIY Estate Planning Should Come With These 3 Alerts

   Thinking of a DIY Kit for your Will? Did you buy a Deed from the office supply store, or maybe you got these documents online? On a regular basis, I hear horror stories about documents improperly filled out by individuals: trying to save a few bucks, avoid a lawyer's office or they think their situation … Continue reading Why DIY Estate Planning Should Come With These 3 Alerts

I Have Been Appointed Personal Representative of My Mother’s Estate, Can I Sell the House? 

   Ask a Question Series - Part 1 of 7:  Can I sell the house, now that I have been appointed Personal  Representative?   Answer: Yes.  Once you have been appointed personal representative of an estate in Maryland you have the authority to sale the real estate in your mother's estate.  The sell of the … Continue reading I Have Been Appointed Personal Representative of My Mother’s Estate, Can I Sell the House? 

Have you Changed the Default Settings on Your Smartphone, What About Your Estate Plan?

  If you are like many cell phone users today, your phone is seemingly glued to your hand.  In fact, as I write this article, I'm doing so from my phone.  Yes, smartphones are wonderful in many ways. They allow us to keep in touch with family, work and our other interests.  What have you … Continue reading Have you Changed the Default Settings on Your Smartphone, What About Your Estate Plan?

Why The Most Important Thing About my Mother’s Legacy is How to Make Lemonade

  No, I do not mean that literally – "How to Make Lemonade.” If you have your mouth watering over the idea of a tall glass of freshly squeezed lemonade, then you will have to find a recipe elsewhere. This article will highlight how my mother made lemonade out of difficult circumstances, and celebrate her … Continue reading Why The Most Important Thing About my Mother’s Legacy is How to Make Lemonade

The ABCs of Planned Giving for Nonprofits: What Your Nonprofit Should Know

Join us – Nonprofit Leaders: executive directors, officers, development staff, board members, etc. Find out why your nonprofit should have a Planned Giving Program. This event will provide attendees with a straight-forward, lighthearted  approach to the topic. Learn about the benefits of planned giving as another way to fundraise – for the upkeep of your nonprofit organization, to … Continue reading The ABCs of Planned Giving for Nonprofits: What Your Nonprofit Should Know

FREE Workshop: The ABCs of Planned Giving for Churches: What Your Church Should Know

Join us- Church Leaders: pastors, deacons, ministers, bishops, elders, trustees, steward board members, etc. Learn about the benefits of planned giving as another way to fundraise - for the upkeep of the church, to assist those in need and build an endowment. Planned giving is a way to grow and sustain your church for generations … Continue reading FREE Workshop: The ABCs of Planned Giving for Churches: What Your Church Should Know