Reality Check, You Have an Estate Like it or Not

   Here's something to think about. Few people realize that regardless of assets - we all have an estate.  What the digits look like on your bank statement do not matter when it comes to having an estate.  If you have no children or a lot of children, you have an estate.  Being a Millennial … Continue reading Reality Check, You Have an Estate Like it or Not

Happy Mother’s Day From a Grateful Daughter and Auntie

(Photo & video: Models)                                                           Happy Mother’s Day! If you have been fortunate enough to be a mother or care for a young person in a motherly way - … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day From a Grateful Daughter and Auntie

Getting a Medical Advance Directive is not as Painful as You Think

Health is a treasure and good health is even more valuable. The idea of planning for the day or possibility of being in poor health is not easy. After watching family members suffer for years with debilitating illnesses, I have a true appreciation for life, and the pricelessness of having good health. My mother was … Continue reading Getting a Medical Advance Directive is not as Painful as You Think

7 Steps to Getting Your Business Off the Ground

 Recently, I received a request for information from someone who is ready to embark upon a new venture.  While working through the questions that were presented to me, I came up with a few bits of information for the budding entrepreneur. This list of 7 Steps can be applied to starting various types of businesses.  … Continue reading 7 Steps to Getting Your Business Off the Ground

7 Keys of Estate Planning Should be on Your Spring To-Do List

  For most folks, Spring is a season that is welcomed with open arms. The warmer weather, beautiful flowers and of course 'Spring cleaning' are things that come to mind during this time of year.  As seasons change, our lives continue to evolve as well. Think about it - anything new?  Have you or a … Continue reading 7 Keys of Estate Planning Should be on Your Spring To-Do List

Why DIY Estate Planning Should Come With 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 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 3 Alerts

Spring is Here: 3 Ways to Refresh, Renew and Update

   What comes to mind when you hear the word Spring? The answers are many: flowers, rain showers, cleaning rituals and a vibrant energy all around.  Let's take a close look at the 'vibrant energy all around' us. People are buzzing about with a new sense of being because the cold days  of winter are … Continue reading Spring is Here: 3 Ways to Refresh, Renew and Update

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