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Legal News: 7 Critical documents necessary for a well-devised Estate Plan

Here are seven critical documents necessary to cover the aspects of a well-devised estate plan. 1. Last Will & Testament The fundamental purpose of a will is to outline who will receive your assets upon your death. Another important purpose of a...

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Legal News: 4 Types of Advance Directives

You’ve probably heard of a living will and durable power of attorney for health care. These are two of the most common types of advanced directives. However, there are many formats of advanced directives. Before you have an advance directive...

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Legal News: Healthcare Proxy..explained

What is a HEALTHCARE PROXY? When mental incapacity arises, attention is often directed to the asset management problems, but equal and sometimes greater problems related to health care decisions are also presented. Perhaps too much attention had been...

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Legal News: Do you own a Vacation Home?

Consider a Qualified Personal Residence Trust for Your Vacation Property Do you own a beach house, ski chalet, resort condo or other vacation getaway? Perhaps it's the place where cherished family...

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Legal News: Can you film people in public?

I saw a man taking pictures of kids playing in the park, swinging on swings, going down the slide, spinning around a merry-go-round, in a public area. IS THIS LEGAL? YES! If you are simply walking around with your camera and shooting casually, you...

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Legal News: Power of Attorney....Different Types of POA

It’s likely that you have heard that you need a Power of Attorney (POA) document. However, like many legal documents, a power of attorney can be confusing. Here we break down the things you need to know about a power of attorney and what they...

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Legal Notes: Wills and Trusts: Reach and Apply Action--Irrevocable Self-settled Trust

Taken from Mass Lawyer's Weekly Newspaper 10/26/2020  This Week's Decisions: Where the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals has certified a question asking whether the assets of a self-settled discretionary spendthrift irrevocable trust...

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Office News: Do we Gather or Not Gather for Thanksgiving?

This year as we start to welcome the holiday season there is a lot more on our minds than just turkey and the perfect present. We are all wondering how the holidays will look this year.  Can we still get together? Do we have to wear...

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Legal News: When is a Will "Ancient?"

    When Is a Will 'Ancient?' There may be a time when you come across an old will of someone who recently died. Perhaps it is...

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Office News: Friday the 13th.....are you Superstitious?

Well, it's Friday the 13th.....are you superstitious? The reason I ask is because I had a conversation recently with a friend that I hadn't seen in a long time and we spoke (like everyone else) how difficult this year has been. The subject...

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