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How often should I review my estate plan?

Creating an estate plan is only the beginning of establishing protections for your property and your loved ones. Over time, changes in your circumstances, e.g., the addition or loss of family members and other beneficiaries, along with any changes in tax laws may affect the provisions of your estate plan. To make sure that your beneficiaries receive your estate precisely as you intend, it is essential to review your estate plan regularly to account for these changes.

What every Massachusetts parent should consider in an estate plan

Becoming a parent is one of the most important events in a person's life and many men across Massachusetts celebrated their very first Father's Day this past weekend as a new dad. Parenting a child is no easy feat and many mothers and fathers look forward to having a day every year to hopefully relax and spend time with family.

What every Massachusetts parent should consider in an estate plan

Becoming a parent is one of the most important events in a person's life and many men across Massachusetts celebrated their very first Father's Day this past weekend as a new dad. Parenting a child is no easy feat and many mothers and fathers look forward to having a day every year to hopefully relax and spend time with family.

Google gives users the tools to name heirs for online data

As many of us in Massachusetts and nationwide know, the Internet continues to change and play an ever-increasing role in most people's lives. It has become a tool that many of us use to store and create data, share photographs, or create online personas. The issue of who controls this digital information after a person has died has therefore been widely discussed. While we have tools like wills and estate plans to assign heirs and beneficiaries for our tangible assets, assigning these roles to handle digital information has been much trickier.

Google gives users the tools to name heirs for online data

As many of us in Massachusetts and nationwide know, the Internet continues to change and play an ever-increasing role in most people's lives. It has become a tool that many of us use to store and create data, share photographs, or create online personas. The issue of who controls this digital information after a person has died has therefore been widely discussed. While we have tools like wills and estate plans to assign heirs and beneficiaries for our tangible assets, assigning these roles to handle digital information has been much trickier.

Irish woman leaves no will, heirs traced back to Massachusetts

Having a proper will in place can be essential in making sure that a person's wishes are carried out after he or she has passed away. Even if the assets that are to be distributed are relatively insignificant, it can become a serious weight for others to carry when they must try and figure out what to do finances, debts or properties if a person has not left a will.

Irish woman leaves no will, heirs traced back to Massachusetts

Having a proper will in place can be essential in making sure that a person's wishes are carried out after he or she has passed away. Even if the assets that are to be distributed are relatively insignificant, it can become a serious weight for others to carry when they must try and figure out what to do finances, debts or properties if a person has not left a will.

Widow of Johnson & Johnson heir passes away

The legacy that people leave when they pass away is not simply limited to the money or properties they include in a will. However, a person's estate plan is often all that some family members and loved ones can try to understand after losing someone close to them. In some cases, the strain of some familial relationships leaves scars that are only exacerbated when a person dies.

Widow of Johnson & Johnson heir passes away

The legacy that people leave when they pass away is not simply limited to the money or properties they include in a will. However, a person's estate plan is often all that some family members and loved ones can try to understand after losing someone close to them. In some cases, the strain of some familial relationships leaves scars that are only exacerbated when a person dies.

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