June is Pride Month! Estate Planning for Same-Sex Couples

June is Pride Month – Estate Planning for Same-Sex Couples in Massachusetts Estate planning is a crucial step for all couples, regardless of their sexual orientation. This article aims to shed light on the importance of estate planning for same-sex couples in Massachusetts and provide guidance on key aspects to consider. Recognizing Legal Rights Same-sex […]

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Common Causes of Trust Disputes in Massachusetts

Common Causes of Trust Disputes in Massachusetts Trusts are an essential part of estate planning in Massachusetts. A trust is a legal agreement where a person (the trustee) holds assets for the benefit of another person (the beneficiary). However, disputes can arise when the trustee and the beneficiaries have different expectations or interpretations of the […]

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Massachusetts Estate Tax 2023

Massachusetts Estate Taxes: What You Need to Know Estate taxes can be a complex and confusing topic, but they are an important consideration for anyone who wants to leave their assets to loved ones after they pass away. In Massachusetts, estate taxes are levied on the transfer of a deceased person’s assets to their heirs. […]

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ADULT GUARDIANSHIP OF AN INCAPACITATED PERSON

Massachusetts Probate ADULT GUARDIANSHIP OF AN INCAPACITATED PERSON 6 THINGS TO PUT ON YOUR “TO-DO LIST” You’ve noticed that your aging parent or other loved one is losing their ability to think and understand things clearly.  It may start out with subtle lapses in memory – being forgetful about events or bits of personal history […]

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Estate Planning FAQs in Massachusetts

Estate Planning Lawyer for Massachusetts Q: What is estate planning? A: Estate planning is the process of creating a plan for the management and distribution of your assets and property after your death. The plan typically includes the creation of a will, a durable power of attorney, and a health care proxy. Q: Why is […]

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