Estate Planning

Waldorf Estate Planning Attorney

Helping You Plan for the Future of Your Legacy

In addition to our extensive personal injury and criminal defense practices, we at the Farmer & Klopfer assist clients throughout Southern Maryland with a broad range of estate planning matters. From drafting living wills and trusts to establishing guardianships and powers of attorney, our Waldorf estate planning attorney, Stephanie Lynn Maddox, can help you ensure that your future and the future of your loved ones is secure.

To discuss your estate planning needs, contact us online or call (301) 265-2220 today. 

Estate Planning Services We Offer

At the Farmer & Klopfer, we provide estate planning services for those arranging for the future, as well as for those navigating the probate process following the death of a loved one. Whether you wish to make sure your legacy is protected or you need assistance carrying out the arrangements of your loved one’s will, we can help.

Our comprehensive estate planning services include but are not limited to:

  • Drafting and/or modifying wills
  • Creating trusts, including special needs trusts and business trusts
  • Making changes to existing trusts and estate plans
  • Establishing powers of attorney and health care directives (“advanced directives”)
  • Guardianships, including requests for guardianship of a minor or adult
  • Estate administration (representation for personal representatives/executors)
  • Probate and probate-related matters, including disputed wills

We understand that every situation is unique; because of this, we provide personalized legal guidance for those wishing to make plans for the future of their assets, properties, and families, as well as those in need of legal guidance during the probate process.

We Are Available to Answer Your Questions & Address Your Concerns

No one likes to think about the possibility of incapacitation or a time when they will no longer be around. However, taking proper steps to ensure that your loved ones and assets are protected is incredibly important. In the event that a person in Maryland dies without a will, his or her property will be distributed to surviving family members or the state according to state laws.

Your life’s work and the legacy you have built deserve to be protected. Your loved ones deserve to be looked after. Establishing a solid estate plan ensures this will be the case. Reach out to the Waldorf estate planning lawyer at the Farmer & Klopfer if you wish to learn more or would like to get started creating your estate plan.

Get in touch with us at (301) 265-2220 for a free consultation. 

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  • Showed me true dedication that goes far beyond a paycheck

    “James Farmer and his team exceeded all expectations! I had a very serious criminal case and his firm was recommended to me by a family member. I was incarcerated during this time and he and his associate Stephanie came to update me on multiple occasions on the progress of my case. They were not only professional but the amount of time and energy they put into my case showed me true dedication that goes far beyond a paycheck! They prepared for trial, but in the end was able to work out a plea deal that did not include any jail time. I couldn’t have asked for a better attorney. I highly recommend Mr. Farmer and his team for any criminal case!”

  • A wise choice for anyone pursuing legal justice and/or a defense

    Mr. Farmer and his team were impressive through their work effort and detailed approach in every phase the Civil Court Personal Injury case. They also were responsive to any questions/concerns, supportive and communicated well through out the process. In the end, a satisfactory settlement was achieved. Mr. Farmer would be a wise choice for anyone pursuing legal justice and/or a defense.

  • A family member was in a bad situation and they resolved it with ZERO drama.

    “Don’t mess around when it’s your money on the line. Go with these guys if you want excellent, competent attorneys.”

  • Kind, sympathetic, reassuring and more importantly, very knowledgeable

    “I couldn’t be happier with the service I received from this law firm. I felt comfortable from the minute I first walked through the door. I had less than two weeks before the expiration of my personal injury filing date and was overwhelmed. My first appointment was with Elizabeth who took my huge stack of papers with a smile and said, “Let me take care of this for you.” Although all of the staff that I encountered were wonderful, my main experience was with Mr. Farmer and Elizabeth who were both kind, sympathetic, reassuring and more importantly, very knowledgeable. My case was handled professionally and in a timely fashion. My case was recently concluded and I am very happy with the outcome and would not hesitate to use them again or recommend them to my friends and family in the future. Need a good law firm, no need to look further.”

  • Could not have asked for a better group of attorneys to handle our legal problem

    We could not have asked for a better group of attorneys to handle our legal problem. James Farmer and Melvin Allen were very knowledgeable, confident and successful in handling our case. I will definitely be referring this Law Firm to others.

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  • Committed to Improvement

    We take pride in learning the latest strategies for maximizing damages, preparing our clients for trial & mounting an effective case.

  • A Record of Results

    Our firm has won tens of millions of dollars in financial compensation for individuals & their families.

  • Renowned in Our Field
    We are well-regarded in the legal community & are even known & respected among insurance companies.
  • Fearless Advocacy
    We are not afraid to confront negligent medical professionals, hospitals, nursing homes or their insurance companies.
  • Valuable Insight
    We know how to skillfully navigate government bureaucracies to help our clients obtain workers’ compensation benefits.


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