Free Seminar on Creating a Will Set for June 18


Patrick J. Fitzgerald

“Your Will, Your Way,” a free seminar focusing on the importance of creating a will and what to consider in that process, is set for Tuesday, June 18, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Nick Rajacich Education Center at UM Shore Medical Center at Easton. The seminar is hosted by UM Memorial Hospital Foundation.

Guest presenter Patrick J. Fitzgerald, Esq., attorney at law with Charles T. Capute LLC will review the major considerations involved in writing a will, including: estate taxes, joint assets, coordinating beneficiary designations with overall estate planning, the Register of Wills, the cost of writing a will, and what happens in the case of  dying without a will.

A native of Talbot County, Fitzgerald is a junior partner at the Easton law firm of Charles T. Capute LLC, representing individuals and families in the areas of trust and estate planning, trust and estate administration, and related taxation. He received undergraduate degrees in business administration and economics from the University of Pittsburgh, and Juris Doctor and Master of Laws in Taxation degrees as well as a Certificate in Estate Planning from the University of Baltimore School of Law.

The seminar is free but seating is limited; to reserve your space, contact Janet Andrews, 410-822-1000, ext. 5792 or

As part of the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS), University of Maryland Shore Regional Health is the principal provider of comprehensive health care services for more than 170,000 residents of Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s, and Talbot counties on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. UM Shore Regional Health’s team of more than 2,500 employees, medical staff, board members, and volunteers works with various community partners to fulfill the organization’s mission of Creating Healthier Communities Together.

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