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Marie-Yves Nadine Jean-Baptiste

Marie-Yves Nadine Jean-Baptiste

Owner of The Saint Yves Law Firm
  • Estate Planning, Probate, Tax Law
  • Maryland
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Legal Knowledge
5.0/5.0
Legal Analysis
5.0/5.0
Communication Skills
5.0/5.0
Ethics and Professionalism
5.0/5.0
Bonnie M Lonardo
Reviewed by Bonnie M Lonardo October 8, 2020
Rating: 10 Justia Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Marie-Yves is a focused attorney with the legal knowledge and experience to help her clients navigate a variety of legal situations. My professional experience with her has been extremely pleasant and inspiring.
Reviewed by Matt P. January 29, 2021
She’s is very dedicated and will fight for what’s most important to you.
Marie was my attorney during my child custody case, she was by my side through the entire case any question I had was answered with confidence quickly. When I need extra clarification she was there to help me understand each step of the way. I came out with what was best for my minor child and couldn’t be more happy with the services provided by Marie and her firm.
Reviewed by Ellie O. January 1, 2021
Marie did what no one else could have....she saved my life.
I can not review this attorney without it being personal. Marie is an excellent lawyer. She is courteous, knowledgeable, professional, helpful and she is now a friend. Marie was empathetic to my tantrums, crying fits, need to be heard, and my depression throughout a very difficult case. She never waivered. She saw it through to completion, and kept me informed the entire time. When you think things are hopeless and feel like throwing in the towela....Marie will shine like a light.
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Biography

As the Managing Owner of The Saint Yves Law Firm, Attorney Marie-Yves Nadine Jean-Baptiste concentrates her legal practice on Trusts and Estates and Taxation. Located in Towson, Maryland, Marie-Yves is passionate about providing a better future for those in need of legal services/protection. Attorney Nadine Jean-Baptiste believes that the right representation can make the legal process not seem as scary. Marie-Yves is licensed to practice law in Maryland and Federal District Court.

Practice Areas
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Probate
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
    Tax Law
    Estate Tax Planning, Income Taxes, Tax Audits, Tax Planning
Video Conferencing
  • Zoom
  • WebEx
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Maryland
Maryland Court of Appeals
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Haitian Creole: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Principal
The Saint Yves Law Firm
- Current
Education
University of Baltimore School of Law
LL.M. (2021) | Taxation
- present
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University of Baltimore School of Law
J.D. (2015) | Law
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Saint Francis College
B.A. (2012) | Psychology
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Honors: Cum Laude
Activities: St. Thomas More Pre-Law Society
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Awards
Rising Star 2021
Superlawyers
Rising Star 2020
Superlawyers
Elite Lawyer Award
Elite Lawyer
Professional Associations
National LGBT Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Harford County Bar Foundation
Board Member
- Current
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National Association of Women Lawyers
Member
- Current
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State Bar of Maryland
Member
- Current
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American Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Baltimore County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Why it is a Good Idea to Avoid Probate in Maryland
Legal Answers
56 Questions Answered
Q. Should I start the process of emancipation?
A: Emancipation is a very personal thing and should not be taken lightly. There are certain barriers to emancipation such as the need to have a prior child custody case. If you are being abused and/or neglected and you are a minor, it is a good idea to reach out to your local Department of Social Services to seek their assistance with resolving your situation.
Q. Can I use audio recordings in a case against someone?
A: Yes, Maryland is a two-party consent state and as a result, both parties must consent to the recording. However, in the case of a voicemail, there is no reasonable expectation of privacy and that can be used in court since it is not an illegal recording.
Q. Looking at going to a Tech school to get certified so I can get a better job, what happens with my child support?
A: In such a situation, your child support may be recalculated. However, the other party or you would need to initiate a modification.
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Contact & Map
The Saint Yves Law Firm
600 Washington Avenue
Suite 201
Towson, MD 21204
Telephone: (443) 707-8692
Monday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM (Today)
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 1 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Saturday appointments available on a limited basis. Prior approval by attorney required.
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