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Legal News: How to Budget During the Pandemic

A Guide to Budgeting During the Pandemic Seek relief from bills and prioritize spending during this tough time by John Waggoner, AARP, April 16, 2020  To some extent, the coronavirus is a budgeting force. Fewer people are driving, which...

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Legal News: The 5 parts of an Estate Plan

An "estate" consists of all of the items a person owns. These can include cars, bank accounts, retirement accounts, furniture, real estate, and life insurance. An "estate plan" is the method in which the estate is passed on to the...

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Legal News: 3 Most Important Legal Documents One Must Have

(7/24/2020) Jill Schlesinger, CBS News Business Aanalyst, during an interview on CBS THIS MORNING WITH Gayle King, PLANNING IN A PANDEMIC said: "A Will is your instruction manual when you pass away". The Will lets...

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Legal News: Domestic Relations (Divorce - Worker's Compensation Settlement)

Lawyers Weekly June 22, 2020 Issue Where a divorced defendant was awarded a portion of a workers' compensation settlement received by the plaintiff husband, there was no error, as the settlement qualifies as a divisible marital asset under G.L.c....

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Legal News: Parent and Child: Termination (Absence from Courtroom)

Lawyers Weekly (June 29, 2020 Issue) "This Week's Decisions: Where a mother's parental rights with respect to two children were terminated, that order should be affirmed despite the mother's contention that (1) the trial judge...

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Office News: Checking in with everyone...are you prepared??

Just checking in with everyone. We are well over 90 days into the COVID19 virus. People that I spoke to a few years back about getting their affairs in order are now coming forward and asking questions. People I know personally, who have said,...

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Legal News: Domestic Relations: Divorce - Alimony - Student loans

Lawyer's Weekly Newspaper Dated July 6, 2020:  This Week;s Decisions Where a plaintiff wife has challenged a divorce judgment, so much of the judgment as pertains to alimony and student loans shoud be vacated and a remand ordered for...

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Legal News: Domestic Relations: Spousal support - Mathematical error

Taken from Lawyer's Weekly Newspaper July 6, 2020 "This Week's Decisions" Where a Probate & Family Court judge modified a divorce judgment, the modified judgment be corrected because a mathematical error in the arrearage...

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Office News: 5 Steps for First Time Caregivers

Whether you're just beginning to anticipate a need or taking care of a family member full time, these tips, resources and checklists can help you get organized and find support on your caregiving journey. Remember: Just take it one step at a...

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Office News: The Importance of a Healthcare Proxy

The Importance of a Healthcare Proxy in Times of Crisis In times of crisis, it is of paramount importance to have proper documents in place in the event that you fall seriously ill. A health care proxy is a legal document in which you to designate an...

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