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Do I Need A Power Of Attorney?

By Fisher Law LLC |

A Durable Power of Attorney is an essential document in an estate plan and should never be omitted.  Many believe they only need a Last Will and Testament, but without a Durable Power of Attorney and other similar documents, your loved ones may need to petition the Probate Court and appear before a judge… Read More »

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Estate Planning Tips

By Fisher Law LLC |

Estate planning can feel completely overwhelming. Not only does it require us to lightly ponder our own demise, it is hard to even know where to start or what “estate planning” even means. Additionally, it is far from intuitive. While some may assume that they merely have to write out a will, that is… Read More »

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Handling Creditors In Probate

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One of the biggest issues that must be handled during the Massachusetts probate process is managing creditor claims. This can be an overwhelming process on your own, especially if you have little experience as the administrator of an estate, which is where hiring a knowledgeable probate attorney can be incredibly beneficial. At Fisher Law,… Read More »

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How To Find The Right Estate Planning Attorney

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Making the decision to create or amend an estate plan is one of the best choices that you can make for yourself and your loved ones. However, finding the right estate planning attorney can seem like a daunting task. At Fisher Law, our experienced and highly qualified Norwood estate planning lawyers are here to… Read More »

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Planning For Nursing Home Care

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The overwhelming majority of Americans will require in-home health services, an assisted living facility, or skilled care at a nursing home.  .  One of the hardest part of planning for long term care is determining the cost of this care where such services may not be needed in the near term, determining the different… Read More »

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What Are My Options For Business Succession?

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Planning for the future of your business has many benefits, including peace of mind for you, your family, and your employees. There are many different options available for you when it comes to determining the future of your company, and an experienced business succession planning lawyer can help you decide what is best for… Read More »

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Duties Of A Personal Representative In Massachusetts

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One of the issues that is addressed in any comprehensive estate plan is the naming of a personal representative to handle the issues of the estate after a person passes away. The responsibilities of a personal representative are weighty and can seem overwhelming if a person does not understand what is expected of them… Read More »

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Medicare Parts: Explained

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Medicare and Medicaid are two programs that are often confused by our clients. While Medicaid is a federal/state joint welfare program, Medicare is an entitlement program that is part of federal health insurance that many people enroll in once they turn 65 years old. There are multiple parts to the Medicare program and depending… Read More »

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What Is Testamentary Capacity?

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One of the most important requirements that a person must possess when creating or amending a will in Massachusetts is that they have testamentary capacity, or the legal mental capacity to perform this task. When it comes to will contests during the probate process, a lack of testamentary capacity is one of the most… Read More »

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How To Transfer Property In Your Estate

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There are many different ways to transfer property from your estate to heirs and beneficiaries. Depending on the extent and complexity of your estate, an experienced estate planning lawyer can help you determine what methods are best for passing your assets along in your estate. At Fisher Law, our skilled Norwood estate planning attorneys… Read More »

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