Estate Recovery

If you spend time living in a nursing home, the Medicaid agency that assists in paying for your stay will look for a way to recover the costs of your nursing home stay. When you die the agency has the option to recover the proceeds from your estate, the process is known as estate recovery. Join us to learn about the MassHealth estate recovery process … Continue reading Estate Recovery

Intestacy: What Happens If You Die Without a Will in Massachusetts?

What happens if you pass away without executing a will? Who will inherit from you? What if you don’t have any kids or a spouse? The process of probating an estate without a will is known as Intestacy. Join us to learn about the process that occurs when an individual dies without a will. We will be joined by our guest speaker Attorney Paula Nedder … Continue reading Intestacy: What Happens If You Die Without a Will in Massachusetts?

Contesting Wills and Trusts

Can your family members contest the validity of your estate plan based on your capacity at the time the documents were signed? How is your capacity determined, and how can undue influence contribute to the invalidity of your wills and trusts? What options do you have to protect your wills and trusts from future contests? Join us to learn about some of the reasons why … Continue reading Contesting Wills and Trusts

The Pros and Cons of Common Types of Trusts: 30 Trusts in 30 Minutes

There are dozens of different kinds of trusts that can be made to protect and preserve your assets for future generations, but with so many types of trusts it can be difficult to figure out which kind is the best fit for you. Join us to learn about common types of trusts and the benefits and disadvantages they offer. We will be joined by our … Continue reading The Pros and Cons of Common Types of Trusts: 30 Trusts in 30 Minutes

What is Probate, and Should You Try To Avoid It?

Is the fear of probate being used to sell you something such as a trust? Many people do not realize what probate is, and this webinar is meant to describe when it applies and when it doesn’t. Weighing your estate plan options can be difficult; join us to learn more about the probate process. Some of the topics that will be covered in the webinar … Continue reading What is Probate, and Should You Try To Avoid It?