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Do I Need A Health Care Proxy For My College Student?

By Fisher Law LLC |

If your college student is heading off to school for the first time this fall, you may have spent most of the summer busy preparing by buying dorm room essentials and textbooks. One thing that might not have made your “To Do” list is executing a Health Care Proxy  for them. While legal documents… Read More »

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What Does “Intestate” Mean?

By Fisher Law LLC |

The word “intestate” might sound somewhat daunting and foreign, like most vocabulary associated with estate planning, but it is actually a rather straightforward concept. The estate of someone who dies is considered intestate if the person dies without a will. A will is generally used in order for a decedent during his or her… Read More »

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Who Gets Paid First From An Estate?

By Fisher Law LLC |

When someone you love passes away, chances are that your inheritance is not the first thing on your mind. However, as the months pass by and you either lack access to assets, such as a home or the sale proceeds from the sale thereof, or financial accounts,  and wait to receive a distribution from… Read More »

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How To Choose A Trustee

By Fisher Law LLC |

So, you have done the hard work of planning out your estate. You have worked with a lawyer to create a Last Will and Testament that meets all the necessary requirements to be found valid in probate court, and you have created a trust to ensure that as little of your property has to… 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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How To Find The Right Estate Planning Attorney

By Fisher Law LLC |

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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What Are My Options For Business Succession?

By Fisher Law LLC |

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

By Fisher Law LLC |

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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What Is Testamentary Capacity?

By Fisher Law LLC |

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

By Fisher Law LLC |

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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