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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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The Basics Of Business Succession Planning

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One of the signs of a successful business is its longevity, and business owners must plan for the eventual passing of the proverbial torch to the next generation who will take on leadership of the company. Creating a business succession plan is one of the most beneficial ways of planning for the transition of… Read More »

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Should I Get A Power Of Attorney?

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One of the cornerstone documents in any comprehensive estate plan is a power of attorney. This document allows someone to make decisions in your best interest when you are unable to do so yourself. At Fisher Law in Norwood, our experienced and knowledgeable estate planning attorneys can explain the benefits of naming a power… Read More »

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How To Choose A Personal Representative

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One of the most important aspects of a Last Will and Testament is naming the person who will be responsible for managing the distribution of the estate after your passing. In Massachusetts, this person is known as the Personal Representative, or executor, of the estate. It is critical that the right person is chosen… Read More »

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What Is The Probate Process In Massachusetts?

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After a person passes away, their estate may  go through the probate process. Probate can be a complicated and frustrating process if you try and go through it alone, especially right after the death of a loved one, but the experienced and knowledgeable Norwood estate planning lawyers at Fisher Law are here to help…. Read More »

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What To Know About Advance Directives

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Health and bodily autonomy are two of the most important aspects of a person’s life, but there may be situations that arise when a person is unable to communicate their decisions about medical treatment to healthcare professionals. In Massachusetts, an advance directive can alleviate concerns and questions about medical care when this information is… Read More »

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Common Elements Of An Estate Plan

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An estate plan is more than just writing a will, and if done properly an estate plan can provide a comprehensive roadmap of your wishes in your twilight years and beyond. At Fisher Law, our knowledgeable and experienced Norwood estate planning lawyers can review the documents most commonly included in an estate plan and… Read More »

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Business Succession Planning Considerations

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Nearly ninety percent of all businesses in the United States are family-owned or controlled, and if the owner of a business wishes for it to continue after their passing, a business succession plan is required. Business succession planning is helpful at any stage, as we never know when illness, injury, or death may prevent… Read More »

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Common Grounds To Challenge A Will

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Creating a will and estate plan is one of the most beneficial things that a person can do for themselves and their loved ones. However, there are times when heirs and beneficiaries do not agree with the contents of a will or suspect that nefarious actions led to the outcome of the testator’s disposition… Read More »

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