Living Trusts vs. Wills: Which Is Right for You?

Trusts vs Wills

Planning for the future is crucial, especially when it comes to protecting your assets and loved ones. Estate planning provides the opportunity to make important decisions about how your estate will be handled after you’re gone. In this realm, two common options arise: living trusts and wills. Both serve important purposes, but understanding the differences […]

Navigating the Tax Implications of Selling Real Estate Subject to Probate

Estate planning attorneys play a vital role in helping clients protect their assets and ensure a smooth transition of wealth to their loved ones upon passing. In the states of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Florida, where we practice, the tax implications of selling real estate subject to probate can be a complex and crucial aspect […]

Long-Term Care Planning and Asset Protection: Safeguarding Your Future

As experienced estate planning lawyers, we understand the importance of safeguarding your assets and ensuring your future well-being. In this article, we will provide you with valuable insights into the complexities of long-term care planning and how it can be an integral part of your overall estate plan. The Rising Importance of Long-Term Care Planning […]

How to protect assets of a parent with dementia from being taken by a care giver?

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: My father has been diagnosed with advanced dementia.  He started seeing someone he met online.   She has restricted access to him from his friends and family and controls his finances. She has moved him and changed his phone number. We don’t want to go to court to declare him incompetent as he’d never […]

Can adult stepchildren contest a will?

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: My father passed away in 2020. My stepmother became ill in 2021. She reportedly completed a will stating that “she leaves all her earthly possession to her biological son.” There are 4 other adult non-biological children that were not named in the will. My father was the primary person that made the house […]

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