If you have life insurance, you should also have an estate plan. One of the first things people do when they have a baby or purchase a home is get life insurance. Life insurance can cover significant expenses if you pass away and give you peace of mind when thinking about an unexpected death. But […]
Sending your child off to college comes with a never-ending to-do list and numerous trips to Bed Bath and Beyond. It can be overwhelming. One task that your family should put at the top of the to-do list is to make sure that they are legally ready to be on their own. Now that your […]
Yachts, ski chalets, chartered jets, trusts: one of these things is not like the others. Contrary to popular belief, establishing a trust isn’t a luxury reserved for the ultra-rich. Yes, trusts are often used by the wealthy to shield assets and pass money from one generation to the next. That’s just one way that trusts […]
As a Framingham will and trust lawyer, I’ve worked with many grandparents interested in leaving a legacy behind for their grandchildren. A lot of people are surprised when I tell them they could be causing more harm than good if they aren’t careful.
When most people think about estate planning, they picture money and property. But, as a Framingham will and trust lawyer, I see more and more people adding intangible assets to their estate plan. Intangible assets might be things that have no monetary value, but are nonetheless important to the family. They may include personal letters, […]