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Franke, Sessions & Beckett


or more than 35 years we have focused exclusively on the law of fiduciaries and the law of estates and trusts. By concentrating our practice, the firm has developed deep experience and knowledge. Within this practice niche, we handle it all:

Planning. We prepare wills, various types of trusts, powers of attorney, health care directives, and other estate planning documents. The documents can be simple, complex or focus on tax planning depending on the needs of the client. We explore the unique circumstances of every client and their planning goals and then tailor the documents to address those needs.

Estate and Trust Litigation. We are not a general litigation firm. We focus on will, trust, and other fiduciary litigation. We regularly appear before Maryland’s Orphans’ Courts and Circuit Courts. We also routinely handle appeals in Maryland’s appellate courts. 94


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Estate and Trust Administration. We help clients with the process of winding up a decedent’s financial affairs by implementing the individuals’ estate plan or in accordance with state law if the person has no valid planning documents. We prepare all estate and income tax returns inhouse so we can offer seamless administration services from beginning to end.