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April 18, 2019 Office News

We post some items on this blog on the Office Facebook and Kathy’s personal Facebook, when we think the general audience could benefit, and hoping they become regular blog readers of the website blog. This is because you have a chance to look in on something unusual. The honest, genuine, and sincere reflections of an

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April 17, 2019 Office News

The biggest office news is that the attorney involved is embarking on another “adventure”; wild goose chase, or mighty crusade. Depends, upon your point of view. What I’ve learned practicing varied types of law for 42 years is beyond me. Court people have said I have PhD’s in psychology and sociology. I’ve been recognized as

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April 16, 2019 Office News

We concentrate on probate administration; wills and trusts, estate planning for a reason.The emotional upheaval You go through, because the client is in divorce and custody battles is often just TOO MUCH. Plus, often the attorneys involved are very hard to deal with and not experts with motives that will promote fairness. Lawyers in probate

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April 10, 2019 Office News

Some people call shortly after someone’s death. Others wait years. The problems inherent with delay are serious. You become restricted as to the type of probate you can file (formal vs. informal), and you can be very restricted in what you can do (e.g. sometimes drafting deeds is the only thing). This blog, as it

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March 30, 2019 Office News

Many of our most serious and largest cases were ones where the client was out of state, involved somehow in the probate of an estate in Massachusetts. We’ve represented Texans who were personal representatives of their parent’s Norfolk County, Foxboro estate. We’ve recently been contacted by an omitted child from a will who is in

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March 29, 2019 Office News

The reason for litigation in probate administration is primarily due to one party (family member) NOT doing what they should, or obstructing things for various reasons. There’s an estate in Norfolk County, Norwood, MA where that is the exact problem. Proves again BE PREPARED. This man was influenced by his sister to draft documents making

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March 18, 2019 Office News

Handling a Boston, Suffolk County estate where one of those cleanup joints comes in after a person dies and after a day of fiddling around, they send you a bill for $30,000. Had that happen when my father died. Cop recommended an outfit that came, worked 1/2 a day, spent most of their time smoking

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March 2, 2019 Legal News

The importance of estate planning when you desire to provide for a disabled loved one after your death Whether it be your child, your sibling, your best friend, or any other disabled individual, if you want to leave some or all of your assets to a disabled individual to ensure they are cared for after

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February 27, 2019 Office News

How do you know if you need a WILL versus a TRUST? A Will is a legal document that allows you to distribute your property to those you choose. A Will must go through Probate Court which can be very expensive and time consuming. A Will comes into play only AFTER you die, while a

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February 20, 2019 Office News

One item that is important enough to note that we want it posted on the office Facebook and whatever personal Facebook would post it, is the matter of fees. First, court costs are what they are. It would be the same if you did it yourself. One thing we preach constantly is IF REAL ESTATE

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