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Office News: Healthcare Proxy Explained...

Recently, my husband was hospitalized and then transferred to a nursing home for additional care. When I arrived at this new facility and asked if I could receive his current medication list so she asked me if I was his healthcare proxy. I indicated...

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Legal News: Domestic Relations Beneficiary of our or more IRA accounts

Mass Lawyers Weekly Newspaper (August 31, 2020) "This Week's Decisions" Where a plaintiff has filed a complaint against her deceased ex-husband's estate for payments allegedly due under the parties' divorce judgment, the...

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Office News: Caregivers from a distance...how to manage.

Caring for a loved one or parent can be really difficult, but that difficulty can be exacerbated when the loved one or parent lives far away. Recent studies show that 23% of American adults are caring for an older family member or loved one that...

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Law Office: Do you have a Will??

If you already have a last will and testament, then you are among the minority of the population. Great planning! However, for those of you who do not have a will, we understand some of the reasons why you hesitate to formally plan your...

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Office News: How are YOU?

With all the talk about opening up various establishments in a state-wide roll out by dates one wonders what it all means. The unemployment numbers are mind boggling and recession like. People are afraid of losing money in the stock market, just...

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Office News: Do I Need to Update my Will?

YES!! Any real change in your life setting, such as new baby, marriage, divorce, death in the family, and a sudden financial windfall, can be the reason for updating your will. The following are some of the reasons to update your will: People you...

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Legal News: The Dangers of Do-It-Yourself Living Wills and Trusts...

(Taken from The Norwood Local Town Pages August 2020) In light of the current pandemic, many Americans are becoming aware of the importance of creating or updating their estate planning documents. If you are considering writing your own will or using...

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Legal News: How do I protect my Children's Inheritances?

HOW DO I PROTECT MY CHILDREN'S INHERITANCES?   The best way to protect your children's inheritances is by setting up a Revocable Living Trust and having your children receive their inheritance within a sub-trust of your Revocable Trust....

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Office News: Being Prepared will help prevent giant pitfalls in the future...

Had a very satisfied client in the office recently who exulted over the fact that we had been able to draft a will, power of attorney and other documents in a simple, non-legalese way that he could understand; not be mystified by legal jargon, and...

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Legal News: The Importance of Keeping a Paper Trail...

The paper trail that follows us throughout our lives includes records that track births, deaths, marriages, divorces and adoptions -- among other life changing events. Personal records also document purchases, investments, assets and home...

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