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
Five Ways You can Debunk the Silver Spoon Myth What is the silver spoon myth? In a nutshell, many people have been lead to believe that only those with lots of possessions and property should have an estate plan. Are you picturing ornate silver serving sets, land ownership fit for a king or queen, grandiose … Continue reading Five Ways You can Debunk the Silver Spoon Myth
What is Umbrella Insurance, you may ask? It is a type of insurance that is a little known wonder to most of us.
Is there a topic that you want to learn more about? During a recent discussion about "Blogging for Lawyers,” I had an aha moment. Here it is: Ask followers, connections, network members and others what topics are of interest to them. Seeking input from readers is not a new idea, but it has never been done on this … Continue reading What Ideas Should an Estate Planning Attorney Blog About?
Are you curious about Planned Giving and how your nonprofit can get started with a program? If so, I have prepared a presentation for an upcoming event and I would like to share it with you. Click the link below to get your free download (pdf): The Five Ws of Planned Giving: Who is involved … Continue reading The Five Ws of Planned Giving for Your Nonprofit
The Overlooked Fundraising Gem: Planned Giving If you are involved with a nonprofit – 501(c)(3) organization, listen up: Executive Directors, Development Directors, Church Leaders, Faith Based Leadership, Board Members, Donors and Supporters. Planned giving (click here for free eBook) is a form of fundraising that has adjusted to trends in charitable giving for generations. Through … Continue reading The Overlooked Fundraising Gem: Planned Giving
A question that I am asked on a regular basis is, “How Often Should I Update my Estate Plan?” The question is not as clear-cut as you may think. Here is some information to keep in mind: Life: Weddings, births, new job, divorce, family dynamics, retirement, business ownership, new assets, illness, and death. Change Happens. … Continue reading Change Happens: Why you Should Update Your Estate Plan
The Law Office of Aquanetta J. Betts wishes you and your family a very Happy New Year - full of: Good Health Peace Happiness Prosperity Much Success Happy New Year! 2016 - Aquanetta J. Betts, Esquire is an attorney licensed in the District of Columbia and Maryland. Visit www.abettslaw.com for more information and sign up for the … Continue reading Happy New Year!
First, Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas to you and your family. This is a busy time of year. All kinds of events, tasks, obligations and requests are being made of your time and energy. What’s a person to do with all of the demands? Well, after you focus on taking care of yourself amidst all … Continue reading Here’s Why You Should Make a Holiday List and Check it Twice
The holidays are right around the corner, and Thanksgiving has a special place in the hearts of many. What does the holiday mean for you and your family? Travel to your parents’ house by plane, train or automobile? Drive to your loved ones home for dinner across town? Stay home and prepare dinner and they … Continue reading 3 Ways to Deal With Table Talk This Thanksgiving