Stoughton, Massachusetts Estate Planning Lawyers

Peter C Herbst Jr
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Massachusetts Estate Planning Lawyer with 14 years experience

Peter Herbst advises clients in the areas of estate planning, administration and elder law. Call today for a complimentary initial consultation. He earned his Master of Laws in Taxation from Boston University School of... Read More »
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Deirdre Keefe
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Hingham, MA Estate Planning Lawyer with 34 years experience
(781) 544-3575 P.O. Box 289
Hingham, MA 02043
Estate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Elder
Suffolk University Law School
The Law Office of Deirdre Keefe is a sole proprietorship located in Hingham Massachusetts. After graduating from Suffolk Law School Attorney Keefe has been successfully advocating for her clients on the South Shore and Cape Cod for over 25 years. As a sole practitioner Attorney Keefe will handle all your needs directly, meaning nothing will be missed. An experienced courtroom litigator she will also seek to resolve issues before they go to trail, and gain the most advantageous outcome for the families and businesses that she represents. Please call and set a time that is convenient for...
Herbert Warren Cooper IV
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Wellesley, MA Estate Planning Attorney with 27 years experience
(781) 237-7766 8 Grove St
Suite 205
Wellesley, MA 02482
Estate Planning, Business and Real Estate
Boston College Law School
My practice focuses on assisting small businesses in their contractual, employment, and intellectual property legal needs, guiding couples and individuals through the estate planning process, helping fiduciaries and beneficiaries through the necessary tasks required to wrap up the affairs of a decedent, including preparation of estate tax returns, and assisting buyers and sellers of residential real estate in the purchase or sale of homes and houses.
Jason Carrozza
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Franklin, MA Estate Planning Lawyer with 15 years experience
(508) 803-1333 2 Master Drive, Suite 4
Franklin, MA 02038
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Divorce, Family and Probate
New England Law | Boston
Jason M. Carrozza is a partner and founder of Family Legal Partners, P.C. Attorney Carrozza was previously the owner of Carrozza Law Office, P.C., a law firm which also focused on family law and estate planning. In 2014, Jason was selected as a Massachusetts Rising Star by New England Super Lawyers and Boston Magazine. Attorney Carrozza graduated from New England Law with magna cum laude honors. Admitted to practice before the Massachusetts Courts, he is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association. Attorney Carrozza has been certified to accept trial level state intervention assignments for the Children and...
Robert Andrew Lane
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East Weymouth, MA Estate Planning Lawyer with 27 years experience
(781) 335-0374 528 Broad St
East Weymouth, MA 02189
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Divorce, Elder and Probate
Suffolk University Law School
Robert "Drew" Lane joined the firm in 1993 immediately after serving as an Assistant District Attorney for the Norfolk County District Attorney's Office. Attorney Lane prosecuted cases for the Norfolk County District Attorney's Office in both the Quincy and Stoughton Massachusetts District Courts. Attorney Lane graduated from St. Anselm College, Manchester, New Hampshire in 1989, where he was awarded his Bachelor of Arts Degree mastering in Political Science and Suffolk University Law School where he earned his Juris Doctorate Degree. Attorney Lane is admitted to all Massachusetts Trial Courts and the United States District Court for Massachusetts. Attorney Lane is...
Julie Lamkin
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(617) 367-2900 1 International Pl 18th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
Free ConsultationBoston, MA Estate Planning Attorney with 9 years experience
Estate Planning, Nursing Home, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Massachusetts School of Law
Attorney Julie Lamkin earned her J.D. at the Massachusetts School of Law in Andover and was admitted to the Massachusetts Bar in 2010. Julie is a Massachusetts native and earned her bachelors degree from Suffolk University in 2006, graduating magna cum laude.

Before joining the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman, Julie owned her own practice focusing primarily in the areas of family law and estate planning. Julie also volunteered at the Lawyer for the Day Program in Essex County, offering free legal advice to indigent individuals.

At the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman, Julie enjoys working with different clients every...
Michael B. McCarthy
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Boston, MA Estate Planning Attorney
(978) 270-2189 8 Faneuil Hall
Boston, MA 02109
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Elder and Real Estate
Massachusetts School of Law
Freya Allen Shoffner
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Boston, MA Estate Planning Attorney with 27 years experience
(617) 369-0111 800 Boylston Street
Suite 1600
Boston, MA 02199
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Business and Family
Suffolk University Law School
After ten years in business herself, Freya Shoffner gave up her search for a good lawyer for her small company and her family and went to law school. Her goal was to build a law firm that could take care of a small business’ every legal need – from the initial brainstorm, through the years of careful tending, to the flood of profits when the benefits are secured for generations to come. She also wanted that firm to give families, in all asset brackets, the best estate planning possible. Freya reached her goal, and now Boston has a law...
Joanne Belasco
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East Boston, MA Estate Planning Lawyer with 25 years experience
(617) 991-8905 10 Bremen Street
East Boston, MA 02128
Estate Planning, Elder, IP and Trademarks
Suffolk University Law School
That’s me, Jo Belasco, Esq., in the picture with one of my horses, a Mustang mare named Reboot. You won’t see many pictures like that as an attorney profile picture, but I’m not your average attorney. I know that a lot of people are afraid of attorneys and the law. They dread doing things like creating a will or trust.

I want my clients to know that the law is a tool they can use to enrich their lives. My job is to help with that process, and I do my job by explaining the law to you, not talking...
Benjamin H. Dowling
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Attleboro, MA Estate Planning Attorney with 10 years experience
(617) 217-1438 89 North Main Street
Attleboro, MA 02703
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Immigration, Probate and Real Estate
New England Law | Boston
Attorney Dowling is a Massachusetts and Rhode Island attorney with deep roots in Southeastern New England and a reputation for business savvy and pragmatism. Attorney Dowling is passionate about advocating on behalf of his clients. His service model is to work one-on-one with clients to develop creative legal and non-legal solutions to problems. Unlike attorney-client interactions with large law firms, Attorney Dowling's clients have ready access to their lawyer, over the phone, via email or in-person. Attorney Dowling represents a diverse range of companies, institutions, developers, individuals and families across many industries with a concentration in some...
Matthew Morris
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Wellesley, MA Estate Planning Attorney with 9 years experience
(781) 997-1635 Kerstein, Coren & Lichtenstein, LLP
60 Walnut St., 4th Fl.
Wellesley, MA 02481
Estate Planning, Probate and Tax
Boston University School of Law and University of Maine School of Law
Matthew specializes in federal, state, and international tax controversy resolution. His practice areas include, but are not limited to, the following: The IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) and Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures; non-filer representation; federal and state audit and collection defense; penalty abatement; Massachusetts sales, use, and income tax disputes; tax planning; federal and state tax litigation; estate planning; and probate administration. Before joining Kerstein, Coren & Lichtenstein, LLP, Matthew spent over four years representing individuals and businesses in a broad range of federal and state tax controversies. Matthew received his LL.M. in Taxation in 2009...
Blanca G. Silvestrini
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Massachusetts Estate Planning Attorney

University of Puerto RicoPuerto Rico
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Alan Segal
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Needham, MA Estate Planning Lawyer with 45 years experience
(781) 444-9676 175 Highland Ave
Needham, MA 02494
Estate Planning, Business, Insurance Claims and Real Estate
The Needham, Massachusetts Law Office of Attorney Alan H. Segal has been providing legal services to the Greater Boston Massachusetts community for over 30 years. Alan and his associates through the years have provided legal consultation in the areas of Massachusetts real estate law, business law, and estate planning with a sincere, personal touch to their clients. Alan has appeared on local television, cable and the radio offering his insights on current legal issues. He and his staff understand that finding your way through the legal system can be a complex and overwhelming task. They take pride in being available when...
John Farrell Jr
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Medford, MA Estate Planning Lawyer with 18 years experience
(617) 901-7970 22 Harvard Street, #135
Medford, MA 02155
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Consumer, Elder and Probate
I have been in the business of law for over 10 years, admitted to practice law both in the State of Massachusetts and New Hampshire. I established my own firm not only to offer high quality legal services but to offer something we all strive for - Honor. Many people and businesses have lost their way as a result of thinking of the bottom line. This results in a sacrifice of client service and sometimes the truth. I will start with a client and finish with a client. I will go from A to Z with the performance of a...
Jeffrey Karp
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Boston, MA Estate Planning Attorney with 26 years experience
(617) 621-7177 One Post Office Square
Suite 3600
Boston, MA 02109-3600
Estate Planning, Appeals, Business and Construction
Stephen K Withers Jr.
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Attleboro, MA Estate Planning Lawyer with 13 years experience
(508) 222-0002 144 Bank Street
P.O. Box 2320
Attleboro, MA 02703
Estate Planning, Business, Probate and Real Estate
Northeastern University School of Law
A PARNTER with the firm, whose practice covers a wide-range of legal fields, and focuses primarily in Estate Planning and Administration, Probate Law, Real Estate, and Small Business and Non-Profit Organizations. Attorney Withers is actively involved in serving the Greater Attleboro Area as a member of the Attleboro School Committee, Rotary Club of Attleboro, Massachusetts (President, 2011-2012), a member of the Board of Directors of the Attleboro Area Industrial Museum, a Director of the United Way of Greater Attleboro/Taunton, and as a member of the Sturdy Memorial Foundation, Inc. He is a member of the Attleboro Area, Bristol...
Thomas M. Kiley Jr.
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Boston, MA Estate Planning Lawyer with 12 years experience
(888) 208-1695 699 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Massachusetts School of Law
With the founding of Kiley Law Group, Tom Jr. joined his father, attorney Tom Kiley Sr., as a partner in the firm. Demonstrating the same enthusiasm and commitment to the law as his father and his grandfather, Daniel P. Kiley, Jr., Tom has already established his own record, including six- and seven-figure results on behalf of his clients.

Crediting his father with teaching him that everyone deserves a fighting chance, Tom Jr. has devoted the majority of his practice to doing everything within his power to ensure that big insurance companies play by the same rules that the rest of us...
Howard Goldman
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Needham, MA Estate Planning Attorney
(781) 292-1080 160 Gould Street
Needham, MA 02492
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business and Real Estate
Boston University School of Law
HOWARD S. GOLDMAN concentrates his practice in business law for closely held companies, real estate, litigation, conveyancing, condominium law, civil litigation, and financing. He is a lecturer for the National Business Institute and the Institute of Real Estate Managers, and is the editor-in-chief of The Community Association Institute and The Professional Planner. Mr. Goldman has been admitted to practice in both Massachusetts and Rhode Island. He is an active member of the Boston, Norfolk, and Massachusetts Bar Associations, the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, Real Estate Bar Association, and the Attorneys Committee of the Community Association Institute. He is also...
Thomas E. Hogan II
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Waltham, MA Estate Planning Lawyer with 9 years experience
(978) 710-9987 738 Main Street #199
Waltham, MA 02451-0616
Estate Planning, Administrative, Employment and Family
New England Law | Boston
Attorney Tom Hogan practices in the areas of employment law, real estate, land use, and professional licensing. He is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire (B.A., double major in Russian and History, 2005 ) and New England Law | Boston (J.D., 2009), where he was a member of Phi Alpha Delta, co-chair of the Executive Office on Alumni Relations, and the Executive Budget and Appropriations Committee. Tom has a diverse array of experience in the field of administrative law. While a student, Tom served as a student law clerk for Administrative Law Judges in both the Appellate Tax...
Patricia M Shumaker
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Norwell, MA Estate Planning Lawyer with 19 years experience
(617) 965-7995 5 Assinippi Avenue
Norwell, MA 02061
Estate Planning, Elder and Probate
University of South Carolina School of Law
Patricia M. Shumaker practices primarily in the areas of complex estate planning, trust and estate administration, elder law, and long-term care planning. Ms. Shumaker provides comprehensive planning for the costs of long-term care including the application and appeal for Medicaid benefits. Ms. Shumaker is a cum laude graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Law where she was the articles editor for the ABA Real Property, Trust & Estate Journal and was named to the Order of the Coif. She is an undergraduate of the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.
Keith Durden
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Quincy, MA Estate Planning Lawyer with 16 years experience
(617) 328-4844 24 Adams Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Criminal, Foreclosure Defense and Tax
The University of Chicago Law School
Mr. Durden has represented numerous clients in both civil and criminal matters in trial courts throughout Massachusetts. He has successfully argued motions to suppress and dismiss and has tried numerous cases successfully before judges and juries. In his criminal law practice, he has handled hundreds of cases involving drug possession, drug distribution, school zone violations, 209A violations, larceny, and insurance fraud and has won many acquittals for his clients. ...
Judith M Flynn
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Rockland, MA Estate Planning Attorney with 17 years experience
(781) 681-6638 800 Hingham Street
Suite 102N
Rockland, MA 02370
Estate Planning and Elder
Matthew Scafidi
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Wellesley, MA Estate Planning Attorney with 14 years experience
(781) 210-4710 310 Washington Street
Suite 201
Wellesley, MA 02481
Estate Planning and Real Estate
New England Law | Boston
Matthew Harper-Nixon
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Norfolk, MA Estate Planning Attorney with 14 years experience
(508) 528-4007 158 Main Street
Norfolk, MA 02056
Estate Planning, Appeals, Elder and Probate
Suffolk University Law School
Michael Thomas Baker Esquire
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Hingham, MA Estate Planning Attorney with 14 years experience
(781) 996-5656 101 Derby Street, Suite 203
Hingham, MA 02043
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Elder and Tax
Baker Law Group, PC with offices in MetroWest Boston, Hingham and Plymouth specializes in estate planning, elder law, asset protection and business law services, tailor-made to a client's particular needs and wishes. Our legal counsel is essential - whether you have a growing family, are planning to retire, are investing in property, or are starting or exiting a business - to protect your assets today and efficiently transfer your wealth tomorrow.
Blanca G. Silvestrini
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Cambridge, MA Estate Planning Attorney
(800) 541-4542 P.O. Box 382376
Cambridge, MA 02238
Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
University of Puerto Rico
Jonathan E. Fields
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Wellesley, MA Estate Planning Lawyer with 28 years experience
(781) 489-6776 20 William Street
Wellesley, MA 02481
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Family
Boston University School of Law
Wellesley, MA lawyer, Attorney Jonathan Fields has more than 17 years experience representing clients with a high level of personal care and professionalism. His approach to the complex area of family law is innovative, compassionate and geared to the best interests of his clients. Mr. Fields serves on the executive board of the Massachusetts Council of Family Mediation. In addition, he co-chairs the Nominating Committee for the Massachusetts Council of Family Mediation. Website: http://www.FieldsDennis.com
Scott Fishman
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Weymouth, MA Estate Planning Lawyer with 24 years experience
(781) 337-4221 775 Pleasant St
Weymouth, MA 02189
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Business and Real Estate
I'm a no nonsense attorney that stays in close contact with clients. My representation is practical and efficient and my client's interests always come first.
Cameron Pease
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Needham, MA Estate Planning Lawyer
(781) 292-1080 160 Gould Street
Needham, MA 02492
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business and Real Estate
Needham, MA lawyers: CAMERON C. PEASE concentrates his practice in civil litigation, commercial and business law, commercial and residential landlord tenant matters, and employment law. Mr. Pease has been admitted to practice in Massachusetts since 1992 and has tried cases before the Superior Court, District Court, Probate and Family Court, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, and Housing Courts of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Mr. Pease has also successfully mediated and arbitrated numerous matters. He is a lecturer for the National Business Institute and the Institute of Real Estate Management, and is a frequent contributor to The Professional Planner. He...
Joseph David Kropp
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Franklin, MA Estate Planning Attorney with 42 years experience
(508) 520-2200 1000 Franklin Village Dr
Franklin, MA 02038
Estate Planning, Business and Probate
Suffolk University Law School
Joe Kropp is a Massachusetts probate litigation attorney who concentrates his practice in probate litigation and civil litigation. Joesph focuses his practice on probate litigation and includes will contests, trust and estates disputes, contested guardianship and conservatorships, representing trustees and other fiduciaries, beneficiaries and heirs. He also has extensive experience advising and representing individual and corporate clients in a wide range of civil cases, including business, contract, employment, partnership and real estate. Joe has successfully tried numerous cases in the Probate and Superior Courts of Massachusetts. He has won appeals in both the Massachusetts Appeals Court and the Supreme...
Brian T Liberis
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Wellesley Hills, MA Estate Planning Lawyer with 14 years experience
(781) 431-9788 70 Walnut Street
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
Estate Planning and Probate
Suffolk University Law School
Brian Liberis is a Massachusetts estate planning attorney who concentrates his practice in trust and estate planning and probate administration. His experiences in both lifetime planning and post-mortem administration have given him a unique perspective into the planning process, allowing him to expertly advise clients and guide them during various stages of their lives.
Andrew Peter Bass
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Cambridge, MA Estate Planning Lawyer with 3 years experience
(866) 259-7447 125 Cambridge Park Drive
Ste. 301
Cambridge, MA 02140
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Construction, Consumer and Landlord Tenant
Ave Maria School of Law
Bunker L Highmark Mr.
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Wellesley Hills, MA Estate Planning Attorney
(781) 431-9788 70 Walnut Street
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
Estate Planning and Tax
University of Connecticut School of Law and Boston University School of Law
Bunker L. Highmark is a Massachusetts estate planning attorney who concentrates his practice in estate and tax planning and estate administration. Bunker takes a broad-based approach to estate planning and has extensive experience in advising clients how to reduce estate tax burdens, provide for their families, and meet other specific objectives. In addition to traditional estate planning, Bunker has worked closely with entrepreneurs and family businesses, performing asset protection analysis, creating asset protection structures and helping clients with succession planning for their closely held businesses. Bunker is based in our Wellesley, Massachusetts office and also works with clients at the Franklin...
Curtis P Patalano
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Franklin, MA Estate Planning Lawyer with 13 years experience
(508) 528-0003 195 Main Street, Suite 5
PO Box 254
Franklin, MA 02038-0254
Estate Planning and Elder
Christopher G. Kehoe
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Attleboro, MA Estate Planning Lawyer with 30 years experience
(508) 207-7937 89 North Main Street
Attleboro, MA MA 02703-2221
Estate Planning, Business, Family and Tax
University of Connecticut School of Law
Christopher G. Kehoe, Esq., A Former IRS Tax Attorney Offices Locations: Wakefield RI, Warwick RI, Attleboro, MA, New Bedford, MA. Member of Rhode Island and Mass Bar. Authorized to practice before the IRS and US Tax Court throughout the US. 20 Years of Experience Legal Services Include: Tax Matters: IRS & State Tax Problems & Matters, Offer in Compromise, Installment Agreements & Time Payment Agreements, Abatement of Penalties, Tax Collection, Bank Levies, Wage Levies, Tax Levies, Property Seizures, Tax Liens, Unfiled Tax Returns, Tax Amnesty, Tax Audits, Motor Vehicle License & Register Blocks, Professional Consultations, Tax Appeals, Tax...
Shannon Bayer
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Cambridge, MA Estate Planning Attorney with 11 years experience
(617) 216-4607 469 Massachusetts Ave. Suite 6
Cambridge, MA 02135
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Bankruptcy and Immigration
Suffolk University Law School
Hilmy Ismail
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North Attleboro, MA Estate Planning Attorney with 27 years experience
(508) 316-3904 322 East Washington Street
North Attleboro, MA 02760
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Elder and Tax
Boston College Law School
Deborah Danger
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Newtonville, MA Estate Planning Lawyer
(617) 340-3231 60 Austin Street, Suite 210
Newtonville, MA 02460
Estate Planning, Elder, Probate and Tax
DangerLaw, LLC is a law firm specializing in affairs of the heart. Located in Newton, Massachusetts, we specialize in divorce law, custody, estate planning, post-death estate administration, and guardianship. We often see the best people at the hardest moments of their lives. As a result, we plan for the unexpected so that we can help protect your and your family's assets. We support you to put your family first. We work hard to make sure your children experience an optimal transition with as little stress as possible during challenging times. And we help put your mind at ease during the...
Greg Krikorian
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Cambridge, MA Estate Planning Lawyer
(978) 844-7401 185 Alewife Brook Pkwy
Suite 416
Cambridge, MA 02138
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Family and Personal Injury
Sheryl Dennis
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Wellesley, MA Estate Planning Attorney with 29 years experience
(781) 489-6776 20 William Street
Wellesley, MA 02481
Estate Planning, Divorce and Family
Carl Emilio D'Angio Jr
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Waltham, MA Estate Planning Lawyer with 29 years experience
(781) 894-6028 11 Spring St
Waltham, MA 02451
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Probate
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Tim McGee
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Boston, MA Estate Planning Attorney
(617) 398-3400 236 Commercial Street
Boston, MA 02109
Estate Planning, Business, Family and Probate
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Estate planning arranges for the transfer of an individual's estate at the time of death. An estate consists of all property owned at death before it is distributed by will, trust, or intestacy laws. An estate may contain both real property and personal property. Estate planning allows an individual to decide exactly who will benefit from his or her estate, and to what extent. It can also reduce the taxes imposed on the transfer of assets at death.

An experienced estate planning lawyer can help minimize the amount of the estate surrendered to taxes as well as ensure that the management and distribution of the estate is carried out according to your plans. Particularly when your plans are complex and/or you have substantial property or assets, it is important to have an attorney who can ensure that your plan functions the way you intend. Depending on the complexity of your individual situation, your estate planning team may include attorneys, financial planners, bankers and insurance professionals. Some states certify attorneys as estate planning specialists, which means they have met certain requirements for experience, education, and testing in that field.


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Personal representative: The person who administers an estate. If named in a will, that person's title is an executor. If there is no valid will, that person's title is an administrator.