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For most lawyers, email is their primary method of correspondence with clients, courts, opposing counsel and others. Over the years, we've become increasingly reliant on email because it's a fairly simple and cost-effective way to communicate. Of cour

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What follows is part of administration filed in a Modification Case. It's posted (A) As an "advertisement" of the work of our office". (B) A chance for people to know the law on the issue of retroactive child support in modification and divorce cases.

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One big element of assisting in estate planning are trusts created to allow MASS HEALTH to provide long-term nursing care. There are seminars which I have attended JUST ON the issue of special trusts and Mass Health (called Medicaid Resulting Trusts).

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Probate Law: License to Sell Real Estate

The most common license to sell real estate is the so called general license. It may be used to convert good title during the administration of the estate when the heirs or devisees are unable to give good title, when an executor who has authority to s

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Saturday, July 20, 2019 - Legal News: AFFIDAVIT

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS BERKSHIRE, SS                                                                                                                                          

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Monday, July 16, 2019 - Law Info: Power of Attorney

A durable power of attorney is a power of attorney for which a principal designates another his attorney in fact in writing and the writing contains the words "This power of attorney shall not be affected by subsequent disability or incapacity of the p

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Wednesday, July 9, 2019 - Legal Info: Protecting 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.  This allows

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - Law Info: Visitation Rights Enforcement Act of 1998

Many people look forward to the day their children have children so they can spend time with the kids. But, in some cases, the joy can end suddenly if one or both parents denies access to the children. The federal Visitation Rights Enforceme

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Friday, July 5, 2019 - Legal News: Removal of Trustee

Removal of Trustee: (a) The settlor, a co-trustee or a beneficiary may request the court to remove a trustee or a trustee may be removed by the court on its own initiative. (b) The Court may remove a trustee if: (1) the trustee has committed a

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Monday, July 1, 2019 - Office News: 5 Elements of a Great 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 next generation.

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