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Richard Lee Adams III

Richard Lee Adams III

Elder Law & Special Needs Planning Advocate
  • Elder Law, Estate Planning, Probate
  • Maryland
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Ricky is an attorney with Frame & Frame, LLC, focusing his practice in the areas of Estate Planning, Elder Law, Medicaid Planning, Estate, Probate & Trust Administration, Adult Guardianship, and Special Needs Planning. Ricky’s practice includes assisting with the legal needs of same-sex couples and other members of the LGBTQ community.

Ricky has significant experience in his practice areas, having worked for almost twenty years in the legal field, ten of those years as a paralegal. Prior to becoming an attorney, Ricky would work hand-in-hand with clients and other professionals to achieve results and meet objectives. Thus, Ricky is able to leverage his ample practical expertise to benefit his clients.

As part of his Estate Planning practice, Ricky prepares various documents, including Last Will and Testaments, Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts, Financial Powers of Attorney, Health Care Powers of Attorney/Living Wills, and Deeds, among others. Ricky is also able to skillfully protect assets while obtaining Long Term Care Medical Assistance benefits for clients, allowing for an improved quality of life and peace of mind for the applicant and their family.

Ricky is also available to counsel and advise on the proper administration of Estates and Trusts, providing legal advice to Personal Representatives and Trustees as they work to perform their fiduciary obligations, and to heirs and beneficiaries as to their distributions and associated rights. Ricky has experience in administering Trusts and Estates in a cost-effective manner, working to preserve the assets for the heirs, beneficiaries, and other family members.

Ricky enjoys working with clients of all ages, backgrounds, and needs. His approach to the practice of law incorporates a holistic and compassionate form of advocacy.

University of Baltimore School of Law
Certificate in Estate Planning
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University of Baltimore School of Law
J.D. (2017) | Tax and Estate Planning
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University of Maryland - University College
B.S. (2012) | Gerontology and Legal Studies
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Professional Experience
Associate Attorney
Frame & Frame, LLC
- Current
Associate Attorney
O'Byrne Law, LLC
Associate Attorney
Rosenberg Martin Greenberg, LLP
Articles & Publications
Your Home, Your Deed, Your Legacy: Ensuring Community Stability in Baltimore City Through Legal Services
Maryland State Bar Association
The Importance of LGBTQ Estate Planning
Maryland Bar Journal
Speaking Engagements
Elder Law and Estate Planning, University of Maryland - Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
Presentation to Gerontology PHD students on topics.
How to Administer an Estate, NBI, Baltimore, MD
Estate Administration 101, Maryland Legal Aid, Hanover, MD
Presented on Estate Administration topics.
Trusts 101, Baltimore, MD
Focused on Special Needs Trusts and Ethics.
Pro Bono Mentor of the Year Award
Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service, Inc.
Generation J.D. Award
The Daily Record
Senior Legal Services Volunteer of the Year
Bar Association of Baltimore City
Professional Associations
Bar Association of Baltimore City
- Current
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Baltimore County Bar Association
- Current
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LGBTQ Bar Association of Maryland
- Current
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Maryland State Bar Association
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Maryland Court of Appeals
ID Number: 1712130004
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  • Free Consultation
    We give free telephone consultations.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
    Elder Law
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Additional Practice Area
  • LGBTQ Law Issues
Websites & Blogs
Frame & Frame, LLC
Contact & Map
Frame & Frame, LLC
8562 Fort Smallwood Road
Pasadena, MD 21122
Toll-Free: (410) 255-0373
Fax: (410) 437-7421
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed