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Estate Planning

Wills and Trusts

Rockville, MD
Richard A. Burton, Jr., Esq

Wills And Trusts

Estate planning involves arranging for the management and disposal of an individual’s estate during their lifetime and after death. Through estate planning, individuals can ensure that their assets are distributed according to their wishes, minimize estate taxes, designate guardians for minor children, and provide for the management of their affairs in the event of incapacity.

One aspect of estate planning is the creation of a will, which outlines how an individual’s assets will be distributed upon their death. Estate planning also involves the use of trusts, which can provide greater control over the distribution of assets, minimize probate costs, and offer privacy.

With comprehensive estate planning, individuals can ensure that their wishes are respected, their loved ones are provided for, and their legacy is preserved according to their intentions.

  • Gain peace of mind knowing that your estate plan is complete.
  • Protect your assets and your loved ones with secure legal strategies.
  • Preserve your legacy for the next generation.
  • Minimize estate taxes and maximize the value of your estate.

  • Explore options for charitable giving and philanthropic endeavors.
  • Simple Wills
  • Pour-Over Wills
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Advance Directives
  • Revocable Living Trusts
  • Irrevocable Trusts
  • Special Needs Trusts

  • Asset Protection Trusts

Contact us today to schedule a Free Consultation.

25 Wood Lane
Rockville, MD 20850
(301) 941-3620

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Other services we offer

Estate Planning

Estate Planning involves the drafting of documents, such as wills and trusts, to ensure that your legacy will be passed on accordingly.

Elder Law

Elder Law is a combination of legal fields for issues affected by aging.  It includes asset projection for Medicaid Planning and long-term care.

Medicaid Planning

Medicaid planning involves using strategies for using and preserving assets while enabling loved ones to qualify for Medicaid.


Probate is the administration of an estate in probate.  Closely related is the administration of trusts, which become irrevocable at death.

Trust Administration

Upon the death of the grantor, Trustees must notify beneficiaries and administer the trust according to the Trust Agreement.


Guardianship involves using the legal process to take control of a person’s affairs who is unable to manage them on their own.

Richard A. Burton, Jr., Esq.

Mr. Burton has years of experience helping families all over Maryland protect themselves and plan for the future.  He was raised in Gaithersburg, Maryland and graduated from Quince Orchard High School.

As a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and the Society of Financial Service Professionals, he has developed a reputation as a strong advocate and counselor. He works closely with other professionals in finance and accounting to deliver the best results for his clients.

Mr. Burton was admitted to practice law in Maryland in 2016. Since then, he has focused exclusively on Estate Planning and Elder Law which comprise diverse and ever-changing bodies of law.

He is an accomplished jazz pianist and in college was the pianist for Synthesis, the premier jazz ensemble at Brigham Young University.

Mr. Burton lives in Gaithersburg with his wife and two children.