Bauersfeld Burton Hendricks & Vanderhoof LLC

Bauersfeld Burton Hendricks & Vanderhoof LLC MD and DC Estate Planning, Estate Administration, Business Law, Tax Services Law Firm

Bauersfeld, Burton, Hendricks & Vanderhoof, LLC has been offering attorney services to the Bethesda, MD community since 1918. Our Bethesda estate planning attorneys have more than 75 years of combined legal experience. Our services include corporate, commercial, estate administration, estate planning, guardianship, real estate and taxation (including planning and preparing income tax returns for individuals, charities, estates and trusts). Our Bethesda trust administration attorneys serve as personal representatives, counsel to established trusts, and trustees. We are a small office and are proud of our personalized service. Our goal is to provide the best service possible, educate our clients, and develop rewarding, long-lasting relationships. We are conveniently located near Rockville Pike and Old Georgetown Road. We are qualified by learning, experience and temperament to assist clients whose financial knowledge is limited but who must nevertheless make decisions of great consequence for themselves and their families.

Despite Their Priorities, Nearly Half Of Americans Over 55 Still Don't Have A Will
07/11/2019
Despite Their Priorities, Nearly Half Of Americans Over 55 Still Don't Have A Will

Despite Their Priorities, Nearly Half Of Americans Over 55 Still Don't Have A Will

The major takeaway is that nearly half of those over 55 have not yet created a will. Despite that finding, there is a widely held belief that one should have their affairs in order by age 50. The obvious disconnect was particularly striking.

Estate Planning Musts When You Or A Or A Loved One Has A Chronic Illness
07/09/2019
Estate Planning Musts When You Or A Or A Loved One Has A Chronic Illness

Estate Planning Musts When You Or A Or A Loved One Has A Chronic Illness

Estate and financial planning for chronic diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, cancer, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, etc. require special planning steps and modifications to typical legal documents.

Life insurance is confusing—here's everything millennials need to know
06/25/2019
Life insurance is confusing—here's everything millennials need to know

Life insurance is confusing—here's everything millennials need to know

Millennials are growing up and taking on more financial responsibilities, including starting families. And that means it's time to talk life insurance. Financial expert Barbara Ginty explains when you should consider getting life insurance and what policies work best.

Why Gloria Vanderbilt's son Anderson Cooper likely won't inherit her massive fortune
06/20/2019
Why Gloria Vanderbilt's son Anderson Cooper likely won't inherit her massive fortune

Why Gloria Vanderbilt's son Anderson Cooper likely won't inherit her massive fortune

Gloria Vanderbilt built a career as an actress, artist, fashion designer, author and socialite, amassing a fortune on top of her inherited money — but the heiress most likely didn’t leave an inheritance for her son CNN anchor Anderson Cooper and other children.

A Beginner's Guide To Reading A Trust
06/18/2019
A Beginner's Guide To Reading A Trust

A Beginner's Guide To Reading A Trust

You just received a draft copy of your trust from your estate planning attorney, or perhaps your aunt has died and you received a copy of her trust of which you are a beneficiary. This is what you need to know.

Congratulations to our Partner, Adam Moskowitz, for receiving the Recent Alumni Award from GW Law! We are so proud!
06/13/2019

Congratulations to our Partner, Adam Moskowitz, for receiving the Recent Alumni Award from GW Law! We are so proud!

How The LGBT Community Can Disinherit A Family Member
06/13/2019
How The LGBT Community Can Disinherit A Family Member

How The LGBT Community Can Disinherit A Family Member

Progress has been made over the years, but many in the LGBT+ community are still estranged from members of their family. We share some advice for Queer people who wanted to cut someone out your estate. Or for that matter disinherit someone who you just don’t want to get your money when you pass.

Trusts 101: Why Have a Trust?
06/11/2019
Trusts 101: Why Have a Trust?

Trusts 101: Why Have a Trust?

Trusts aren't just for very wealthy or complicated estates. They could be helpful for many average folks, too. Here are the basics of trusts: what they do, and how they can be used.

Even Your Pet Needs an Estate Plan
06/06/2019
Even Your Pet Needs an Estate Plan

Even Your Pet Needs an Estate Plan

Who will feed Fifi once you're gone? It's something you should probably put in writing. There are three different ways to do that, some offering more protections than others.

The Family Dynamics That Make Estate Planning Hard
05/16/2019
The Family Dynamics That Make Estate Planning Hard

The Family Dynamics That Make Estate Planning Hard

Whether you’re dealing with motivating offspring or merely the fact that each family member has different needs, acknowledging family dynamics is an important part of estate planning.

3 Lies People Tell Themselves About Estate Planning
05/14/2019
3 Lies People Tell Themselves About Estate Planning

3 Lies People Tell Themselves About Estate Planning

To delay or get out of estate planning, people tell themselves all sorts of lies. Here are three lies people frequently tell themselves to delay, or avoid estate planning altogether. In your natural tendency to want to avoid contemplating your own demise, don’t convince yourself that they’re tru...

4 Estate Planning Myths That Refuse To Die
05/07/2019
4 Estate Planning Myths That Refuse To Die

4 Estate Planning Myths That Refuse To Die

Over the years, I’ve met with people who “only needed a financial plan, not an estate plan” or “didn’t need a financial plan, just some help with estate planning.” To help clarify the role of estate planning in the financial planning process, it’s important to debunk some of the most c...

6 Estate Planning Tips For Blended Families
04/30/2019
6 Estate Planning Tips For Blended Families

6 Estate Planning Tips For Blended Families

It is estimated that more than half of U.S. families are remarried or re-coupled. If you are in this category and raising a blended family, you need to know how to protect your family and your assets.

How To Avoid The 8 Biggest Executor Mistakes
04/25/2019
How To Avoid The 8 Biggest Executor Mistakes

How To Avoid The 8 Biggest Executor Mistakes

Being an executor can be a lot of work and a thankless job. It is a serious role that requires your attention and possibly exposes you to personal liability. Be mindful of your obligations and truthful with yourself as to whether you are up to the responsibility and workload.

5 Estate Planning Strategies For Singles
03/26/2019
5 Estate Planning Strategies For Singles

5 Estate Planning Strategies For Singles

Are you single and approaching retirement without an estate plan? Death bed planning is not fun, and neither is becoming incapacitated and not having named the right people to care for you and your assets. Put a plan in place to take care of yourself now while you are the decision maker.

This is the No. 1 issue keeping you from inheriting that windfall
03/19/2019
This is the No. 1 issue keeping you from inheriting that windfall

This is the No. 1 issue keeping you from inheriting that windfall

Prickly family dynamics are getting in the way of your inheritance. Close to 80 percent of financial advisors polled by Key Private Bank said the biggest estate planning challenge is navigating your relationships with your relatives.

10 Surprising Things That Are Taxable
02/19/2019
10 Surprising Things That Are Taxable

10 Surprising Things That Are Taxable

If you've picked up some extra cash through luck, skill or criminal activities, there's a good chance you owe taxes on that money as well

What Is the "Stretch IRA" Concept?
02/14/2019
What Is the "Stretch IRA" Concept?

What Is the "Stretch IRA" Concept?

The "stretch IRA" is a wealth transfer method that allows you to "stretch" your IRA over future generations.

6 Ways To Protect Your Foreign Assets In Estate Planning
02/12/2019
6 Ways To Protect Your Foreign Assets In Estate Planning

6 Ways To Protect Your Foreign Assets In Estate Planning

Whether you have inherited a foreign property or purchased it as your dream vacation home, make sure you speak with your advisors to overcome the legal and tax hurdles of ownership.

Expecting a big tax refund? Don't be so sure
02/05/2019
Expecting a big tax refund? Don't be so sure

Expecting a big tax refund? Don't be so sure

There is an important unknown for most Americans as the first filing season under the 2017 tax overhaul starts Monday: How big will their refunds be?

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