University of Maryland Memorial Hospital Foundation will host an informative seminar, “Free Workshop on Wills” on Saturday, June 17 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Talbot County Senior Center located at 400 Brookletts Avenue in Easton.
This free workshop will explain why you should have a will, what happens if you die without a will, how estate taxes will effect what you want to leave your family, whether or not you need a will if your assets are held jointly with a spouse, how to coordinate your will and your beneficiary designations with your overall estate plan and the purpose of the Register of Wills and its costs.
Guest presenters will be JoRhea Nagel Wright, Esq., partner, Armistead, Lee, Rust & Wright, P.A. and Patricia E. Campen, register of wills for Talbot County.
Wright is a partner with the firm of Armistead, Lee, Rust & Wright, P.A. She has experience in advising individuals in the areas of estate, gift and income tax planning and compliance. Wright’s estate, gift and income tax background enables her to advise her clients in a holistic manner and tailor their estate planning needs to their individual situation. She serves on the Planned Gifts Committee of UM Memorial Hospital Foundation and the Major Gifts Committee for Habitat for Humanity Choptank and is a member of the Talbot County Advisory Board for Mid-Shore Community Foundation of Easton.
Campen is the Register of Wills for Talbot County and currently serves as vice president of the Maryland Register of Wills Association. In addition, she serves on the Probate Review, Personnel and Legislative Audit Committees. She is also a proud member of the Easton Rotary Club and serves on the Board of Directors, a former member of the Oxford Planning Commission and a 2013 graduate of Shore Leadership.
This seminar is free and open to the public; pre-registration is recommended due to limited seating. For more information or to register for the seminar, please contact Janet Andrews at (410) 822-1000, ext. 5792, or firstname.lastname@example.org.