Passing a home to the next generation

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Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service (MVLS), the largest provider of probono civil legal services to Marylanders in need, and the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) created the “ My Home, My Deed, My Legacy” program to help Marylanders experiencing financial hardships understand the importance of estate planning and ways to ensure their one wealth-building asset— their home— can pass to future generations.

MVLS’s remote “My Home, My Deed, My Legacy” clinic will be conducted via telephone on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. to help homeowners:

*Confirm their name is on the deed to their home

*Create estate plans

*Identify structures for avoiding pro- bate

*Navigate estate administration issues

Volunteer and staff attorneys will provide full representation for estate planning and other deed-related issues. This virtual clinic is produced in collaboration with Fight Blight Bmore, Parity Homes and Robinson Group.

Pre-registration is required. To register for free, contact John Kern at jkern@mvlslaw.org or call 443-451- 4082.

Maryland residents have access to estate planning resources, including online information (www.myhomemydeed.org), a “Homeowner” hotline 443-451-4066 and support from volunteer and staff attorneys through clinics.