Tara K. Frame

Top rated estate planning & probate attorney in Annapolis, Maryland

Frame & Frame, LLC
Tara K. Frame
Frame & Frame, LLC

Practice Areas: Estate planning & probate, Elder law, Estate & trust litigation; view more

Licensed in Maryland since: 1994

Education: University of Baltimore School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023
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Frame & Frame, LLC

234 West St
Annapolis, MD 21401 Visit website


As the Managing Partner at Frame & Frame, LLC, Tara K. Frame focuses her practice primarily on estate planning, elder law and probate/estate administration. She also has significant experience in personal injury litigation and family law matters. Her firm has office locations in Annapolis, Frederick, Pasadena, and Stevensville, Maryland which allows her to represent clients throughout Maryland. Admitted to practice before all Maryland state courts since 1994, she is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

In her estate planning practice, Ms. Frame assists clients of all ages with the preparation and review of living and revocable trusts, wills, advance medical directives, health care directives, and financial powers of attorney. She tailors each plan and their individual components to the objectives and circumstances of a particular client, including the protection and preservation of assets and the minimization of estate taxes. Ms. Frame has also helped heirs and beneficiaries navigate what can often be a complicated and lengthy probate process.

Ms. Frame also works with elderly clients and their family members in addressing issues of concern to them. She provides advice and counsel on long-term care planning, Medicaid planning, to explain the Medicaid rules and how they can be complied with. When necessary and appropriate, Ms. Frame discusses guardianship proceedings and how they apply to elderly people with mental or physical impairments who can no longer manage their own affairs.

Held in high regard by her colleagues, Ms. Frame has received a 10.0 “Superb” peer review rating through Avvo and many other honors and awards. In 2019, she was awarded the SBA of Maryland award for Maryland Attorney Advocate of the Year. She is a 1991 recipient of a Bachelor of Arts from Johns Hopkins University and a 1994 cum laude graduate of the University of Baltimore School of Law.  She is also a multiple year recipient of the SuperLawyers designation.

Practice areas

Estate planning & probate, Elder law, Estate & trust litigation

Focus areas

Estate planning, Guardianships & conservatorships, Living wills, Power of attorney, Probate & estate administration, Trusts, Wills

  • 50% Estate planning & probate
  • 40% Elder law
  • 10% Estate & trust litigation

First Admitted: 1994, Maryland

Professional Webpage: https://www.frameandframelaw.com/firm-overview/tara-k-frame/

  • Super Lawyers, 2020
  • Award for Attorney Advocate of the Year by the Maryland Small Business Administration, Attorney Advocate of the Year, Maryland Small Business Administration, 2019
  • Voted Leading Lawyer by attorneys in Anne Arundel County and Eastern Shore, Leading Lawyer, What's Up Annapolis and What's Up Eastern Shore, 2018
  • Voted Leading Lawyer by fellow attorneys in Anne Arundel County and Eastern Shore, Leading Lawyer, What's Up Annapolis and What's Up Eastern Shore, 2017
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Thrive Arundel Business Communities
  • Pasadena Business Association
  • Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA)
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland, 1995
  • Maryland State Bar Association Anne Arundel Bar Association
  • Maryland, 1994
  • Queen Anne's County Bar Association
  • Anne Arundel Bar Association
Educational Background:
  • Johns Hopkins University, B.A, 1991
  • For over 65 years, we have served the needs of our local community. We believe in helping people with thoughtful planning, guidance during times of crisis, and creating a clear path for life's legal journeys. We do this by providing a very personalized approach to legal issues by listening to your story and creating unique solutions to take the weight off your shoulders.   Our primary core practice areas are: Estate Planning (Wills, Trusts & Estates) Probate Elder Law - Long Term Care Planning & Medicaid Planning We provide a very approach to the very personal nature of these aspects of legal services. The relationships we develop often last a lifetime, because we are entrusted to serve you and your family for generations to come. Contact us to get started or schedule a call or virtual meeting on our website: www.FrameAndFrame.com, Meet the Attorneys at Frame & Frame, 2020
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • SuperLawyer Designation, 2021
  • SuperLawyer Designation, 2020
  • The Maryland SBA recognized Tara Frame as the Maryland Attorney Advocate of the Year. Each year, the Small Business Administration recognizes the achievements of small businesses and advocates from across Maryland. The stories shared at the event are inspiring personal accounts of their entrepreneurial journey. The event was attended by over 400 guests and hosted by Martins West. Jennifer Gilbert, Anchor at Fox 45 News, was the Master of Ceremonies for the event. The Advocate of the Year award is presented to an individual who has contributed as lawyers to a better economic and financial climate. Tara Frame, Managing Partner of the Firm, reflects on her firms’ history and traditions, “It’s an honor to be recognized for this award. We are considered the local lawyer for families and businesses, with a 65 year history of service to our community. We continue to serve many of the same families and local businesses today that we have served for generations.”, 2019

Office location for Tara K. Frame

234 West St
Annapolis, MD 21401

Phone: 410-941-2635


4 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023

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