Why is an Executor Necessary?
Even though the decedent nominated you to be their executor, you will still need to be appointed to that role by their local probate court….
Obtaining Guardianship for an Elderly Parent
If your parent did not prepare for this eventuality of requiring legally recognized help, you would not be allowed to create these documents once they are already mentally impaired….
The Aspects of Life Care Planning
While some overlap exists between the two, learning and implementing strategies from both law practice types is crucial to prepare for successful aging and preserve a family legacy. …
What is the Right Amount of Inheritance for Each Child?
Without a will, there are sure to be problems between family and loved ones. You may find it difficult to sort out, but creating a will is the responsible thing to do….
The Probate Process
Probate proceedings seek to validate the decedent’s last will and retitle the estate’s assets into the name of heirs according to the deceased’s wishes….
Your Estate Plan May Be Affected by Changes to Tax Law
Tax law change proposals are on the verge of becoming law, which may have significant impacts on some of the commonwealth transfer…
Have You Updated Your Financial Information Recently?
When you prepare and organize your financial information for when you are no longer capable, you will achieve peace of mind and…
What You Need to Know About Medical Advance Directives
There is no one who wants to think they may be incapacitated by illness or trauma. Every day, people face this problem….
Getting Your Partner to Talk About Estate Planning
Your spouse or life partner must be actively involved in your estate planning. Before meeting with an estate planning attorney, it is…
The Medicaid Program: Looking Back Without Penalties
Planning for long-term care is important because nearly everyone will require it at some point in their lives. While we cannot predict…