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Office News: Do YOU have a will??

Last night, while I attended a financial meeting (wearing masks and being socially distant) I was speaking to a woman next to me and we were talking about today's environment, etc. I casually asked her if she had a will. She looked at me a little...

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Legal News: How can you protect your children's inheritances?

HOW CAN 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...

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Office News: Please call us to draft your will TODAY!

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: Domestic relations: Divorce - Remarriage - Medical Insurance

Copied from Massachusetts Lawyer's Weekly (This Week's Decisions) 12/14/2020 Where a judge granted a defendant's request for a declaration that, upon his remarriage, he had no further obligation under a surviving separation agreement to...

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Legal News: Examples of Authority Usually Granted in a Health Care 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 placed on the ultimate...

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Law News: Parent and Child (Support and Income)

Masss Lawyer's Weekly, "This Week's Decisions" (12/14/2020) Where a Judge reduced a father's weekly child support payment from $550 to $180, the judge's decision must be vacated because the father failed to meet his burden...

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Legal News: Domestic Relations (Divorce/Trust)

Lawyer's Weekly Newspaper (September 7, 2020)  Where a husband has appealed from a judgment of divorce nisi entered by a judge of the Probate & Family Court, the portion of the divorce judgment concerning the treatment of the wife's...

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Office News: Are YOU Prepared??

The recent headlines of accident and tragedy speak a sober truth. Death happens often when we least expect it. The tree collapses on the car, the limo ride goes awry, the pedestrian gets hit by the text-impaired driver. We don't know when...

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Legal News: Domestic Relations - Chapter 209A (Hearing)

Taken from Mass Lawyer's Weekly Newspaper (Feb 8, 2021) Where a judge denied an ex parte application for an abuse prevention order, a remand should be ordered so that an evidentiary hearing may be held. "The plaintiff appeals from the order...

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Office News: 5 Steps for the First Time Caregiver

I recently became my husband's caregiver. These tips will become so important. Please take some time to read them over. Remember: Just take it one step at a time. You can do it!! 1. Start the conversation The right time to talk about the...

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