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Estate planning
Teen girls challenge with snowballs
We often receive calls asking about challenging a will in MA. These calls ask if it can be done, by whom, when and whether it has to go to court for the challenge to take place. This article will discuss the challenges and how to prevent them as well if you are the person creating...
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Life is life
It’s a tough situation and it happens more than you think. Often a parent refuses to create any type of estate plan in spite of advice to the contrary. Why does this happen? This article will discuss the reasons for this and things you can do to work with your parents if you are in...
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Businessman signing a document
There are many aspects to creating an estate. One of those is the creation of the Will. The Will contains a person’s final wishes as to his or her property upon death. This includes real and personal property. Real property is the home and land. Personal property are the other items such as jewelry, home...
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cute puppy near blooming rose bush in garden
Have you given any thought to the types of things you want to leave behind when you die? It’s a morbid thought and maybe you have not considered it at all. Maybe you don’t think you have anything of worth to leave to your loved ones. However, you would be surprised at how rich your...
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Incentive, Commercial Challenge. Sales Rep Motivation.
Nobody likes to think they will ever fight their family members over money, especially money or property that is given to them from someone else. However, the reality of the situation is that estates are challenged all the time and usually from within the family. It’s a common point of contention and it’s something that...
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Soldier with parents
Nobody wants to think of our parents or other loved ones coming to an age where they can no longer make wise decisions or care for themselves. We often think of our parents as all knowing. For many of us, our parents are the people we contact when we need advice, a safe place to...
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Back in the “old days”, before we had electronic devices and digital cameras, a person’s last wishes included all of their personal property. That may have included a box or two of photos of family and friends. Every family has a unique dynamic and a different person who emerges as the family historian or family...
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Searching for real estate property, house or new home
Do a quick search online of “create a will” or “do it yourself will” and you will quickly find a large amount of options for you to create your own last will and testament. This is not a new thing. These have been around for a number of years. They were once only offered by...
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Mature people in tug of war
We often receive questions from clients about do-it-yourself wills or online wills. While there are many reasons that you should seek out the advice of a trusted and experienced estate lawyer to help create your will, here is a scenario that is far too common. As you will see, there will ultimately be two wills...
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When you have a child with special needs, the estate planning process should begin as soon as possible to ensure your child will be provided and cared for appropriately if something happens to you. You need to ensure you have planned for the child’s care throughout your lifetime, including making certain your child can afford...
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