Serving Baltimore and surrounding counties

Offices in Towson Timonium,

Bel Air and Dundalk, MD


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At The Law Offices of Maria K. Caruso, we serve the legal needs of our clients in Towson, MD in a variety of different practice areas. Our collaborative law firm is highly experienced in divorce and family law, criminal law,  estate planning, probate, personal Injury and worker compensation. We can provide effective legal services that will bring about the very best representation for your legal needs.


Expert help from an experienced attorney


With over 28 years of experience, The law offices of Caruso & Zerwitz have been helping individuals faced with legal questions and challenges. Let us take the worry and unknown away to provide a solution for the best possible outcome for your legal needs.  We always work diligently to fight for the rights of our clients and are committed to go above and beyond to see to it that their best interests are always at the forefront.


Family Law Assistance


When you are facing a challenging family law issue, it helps to know that you have a highly experienced family law attorney by your side. Attorney Maria Caruso has the skill and knowledge needed to provide you with the best solution that will benefit you and your families best interest.


Separation and divorce can be a very stressful time.  Our goal will be to aggressively look after your best interest and in the best interest of your family.  We will help you to determine if a legal challenge or peaceful mediation should be pursued within the separation and divorce settlement.


Our family legal services also provide for child custody, adoption, paternity, pre-nuptional agreement and more. Call us to schedule a consultation.



Estate Planning, Trust Administration and Probate


Estate Planning is a question on everyone’s mind, to ensure your wishes will be addressed and your estate will provide for your family in the best manner possible.  The law Offices of Caruso & Zerwitz will offer the best advice to address your individual needs and prepare the best solution for your family regarding planning your estate.


As a part of our estate planning services, we also consider the impact of federal income, estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer taxes on the planned transmission of wealth. In the process of conceiving, developing and implementing an estate plan, clients are faced with numerous options available to them, and our attorneys make recommendations based on each client's specific needs and goals. We often help our clients achieve tax savings and the achievement of planning objectives by establishing trusts for the benefit of family members, pre-marital and marital agreements, advance medical directives and numerous ancillary or related documents.


Probate can be an unsettling time, we can help an individual ad family throughout the entire probate process. Attorney Maria Caruso can advise the nominated personal representative about the fiduciary obligations he or she will have upon appointment and assist the nominated personal representative with the preparation of the initial pleadings required to request appointment from the Orphans’ Court.


In addition, we can also assist with marshaling and valuing the assets, preparing any required inventory or accounting, and to make a plan for the distribution of the assets.


Probate is surrounded by grief, we can efficiently handle the stress and details of estate distribution and settlement during probate.  Caruso & Zerwitz will work to execute the probate of the estate efficiently within a timely manner.


Criminal defense


If you have been charged with a criminal offense in the state of Maryland do not trust your legal representation to anyone. Your future and freedom could be on the line, you need an attorney who knows the Maryland criminal laws and the Maryland criminal legal system.  The law offices of Caruso & Zerwitz has the experience and committed dedication to put the time in to effective protect your legal rights and defend your case.


Regardless of the circumstances that led to a criminal charge, if you are accused of a criminal offense, you would be wise to learn as much as possible about the charges you face. If you or a loved one is facing criminal charges we have office convenient located in Towson, Dundalk & Bel Air, call us to schedule. Consultation at the office most convenient for you.


Personal Injury and Worker Compensation


If you have been hurt as a result of another’s negligence, or hurt while performing work related duties, you need to speak to an attorney who can aggressively protect you rights.  Do not deal directly with an insurance company alone.  The insurance company will be serving their interest not yours.  Their goal will be to pay you the least amount of compensation for your injury as possible.


Attorney Maria Caruso is well experienced in personal injury and workers compensation, she will negotiate with the insurance company on your behalf to be sure you will get the compensation you deserve. If court litigation is necessary to get the compensation you are due, than we will aggressively pursue that outcome.  


A free email consultation is available to answer questions regarding your case.  If you have questions or need additional information, please contact our law firm by telephone at 410-529-0050.







Providing legal representation for clients in Baltimore and the surrounding counties.