Estate Planning Attorney in Mt. Airy, Maryland

Now’s The Time… Talk To Tim!

For close to thirty years, Tim has served individuals, families, and businesses in a small-town practice in Mount Airy, Maryland.

As an experienced and highly qualified Family & Business Attorney, Tim Barkley is able to provide a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to clients, while always paying close attention to personal details.

Talk To Tim to review your personal situation and find a plan that is right for you and your family.

YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED – NOV ’22

November 2022. Q: My Dad died and his will says I get everything. Can I just go to the Register of Wills to get his bank accounts and car? Can I go to the courthouse to change the deed? A: For better or worse, it’s not that easy. This isn’t like...

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YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED – OCT ’22

October 2022. Q: Don’t I need a will to avoid probate? A: Thanks for asking! But wills don’t avoid probate; they CONTROL probate. Anything just in your name when you die, that doesn’t have a living joint owner or beneficiary, passes through...

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YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED – SEPT ’22

September 2022. Q: My spouse just died. I want to put my children on my house to protect it, so there’s someone there in case something happens to me. What do I need to do? A: There are several ways to set up the title of your home so that it will...

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AVOIDING ENTANGLEMENTS

July 2022. A good lawyer helps you and your family navigate the court system, and that’s a great thing if that’s what you need. But preventative lawyering can help you and your family avoid entanglements in the court system in the first place. Our...

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TO SPRING OR NOT TO SPRING

June 2022. “Your power of attorney is drafted to be effective as soon as you sign it. Your agent … your children acting on your behalf … don’t have to prove you’re incompetent before writing checks for you or directing your medical care.” The...

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MOM JUST WENT INTO A NURSING HOME

May 2022. They buttonholed the attorney as he was eating lunch. “Mom just went into a nursing home. We’re worried about the bills. Can the State pay for this? How do we make sure Dad doesn’t spend everything on the nursing home?” The attorney...

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YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED – NOV ’22

November 2022. Q: My Dad died and his will says I get everything. Can I just go to the Register of Wills to get his bank accounts and car? Can I go to the courthouse to change the deed? A: For better or worse, it’s not that easy. This isn’t like...

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YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED – OCT ’22

October 2022. Q: Don’t I need a will to avoid probate? A: Thanks for asking! But wills don’t avoid probate; they CONTROL probate. Anything just in your name when you die, that doesn’t have a living joint owner or beneficiary, passes through...

read more

YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED – SEPT ’22

September 2022. Q: My spouse just died. I want to put my children on my house to protect it, so there’s someone there in case something happens to me. What do I need to do? A: There are several ways to set up the title of your home so that it will...

read more

Services

Taking Care of Local Families

Estate Planning is about you, your family, and your estate. It’s about doing everything you can to be sure that your estate – everything you own and control – is used to benefit those you love. Estate planning is about life, not death. It’s the way you live on through your loved ones.

Great Attorney

“Great attorney to work with and very understanding. He keeps the process simple”

A Trusted Advisor

“Tim Barkley is more than just a lawyer: he’s an advocate, a friend, a trusted advisor.”

Kind, Efficient & Pleasant

“Kind, efficient, and pleasant. Couldn’t say enough great things about him!”

Honest Attorney

“Tim is the most honest attorney I have ever met. I can’t say enough good about him!”

Since 1991

30 Years of Experience

Since 1991, the Tim Barkley Law Office has provided legal services to individuals, families and businesses throughout central Maryland and northern Virginia. For over twenty-five of those years, Tim has served individuals, families and businesses in a small-town practice in Mount Airy, Maryland.
As an experienced and highly qualified Family & Business Attorney, Tim Barkley is able to provide a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to clients, while always paying close attention to personal details. It’s time to Talk to Tim!