Real estate is an essential part of most family’s financial portfolio. It is often the most valuable asset a family has and its value contributes significantly to the total value of the estate. Therefore, it is likely the most common asset an Estate Planner will need to consider in creating an Estate Plan. On April […] The post Attorney Karr Presents to Boston Bar on Estate Planning with Real Estate appeared first on The Heritage Law Blog .
If your pets are like mine, they already think they run the show in your home. But few people who have a Will have made provisions for their pets. Though it’s hard to think of our pets without us, the time may come that they will need someone else to care for them. Here’s how […]
As part of their ongoing effort to serve the needs of Seniors in the community, the Ipswich Council on Aging recently hosted Attorney Matthew Karr of The Heritage Law Center for an informative Seminar on Estate Planning and Asset Preservation. The hour-long presentation was attended by nearly 30 seniors who registered to attend the complimentary […]
On March 9th, Matthew Karr, Esq., of The Heritage Law Center in Woburn and Beverly, joined three colleagues to present an educational workshop for Lawyers on the topic of Estate Planning. The seminar, “Latest Techniques for Middle Class Estates – Thinking Beyond the Basics,” was held at the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education Conference Center in […] The post Matthew Karr, Esq., Presents Estate Planning Seminar for Lawyers through MCLE appeared first on The Heritage Law Blog .
BOSTON, MA – Matthew Karr, Esq, of The Heritage Law Center recently received the highly-regarded Five Star Award, recognizing service professionals who provide exceptional client satisfaction and service. Five Star Award winners appeared in a special section in the February 2016 issue of Boston Magazine. The Five Star program is the largest and most widely published […] The post Matthew Karr, Esq, Honored as Five Star Award Winner, Featured in Boston Magazine appeared first on The Heritage Law Blog .
David Bowie, the rock icon and fashion chameleon, passed away recently after a brief battle with cancer. Bowie, a personal favorite of mine, blessed us with a lengthy catalogue of classic albums while amassing a $100 million estate for his efforts. In addition to his vast wealth, Bowie left a wife, super-model Iman, and two […] The post David Bowie’s Legacy and Estate Planning for Kids appeared first on The Heritage Law Blog .
As outlined recently by Business Insider, even people who seem to have it all–famous and highly successful people–make New Year’s Resolutions. Interestingly, most of them focus not on how to make themselves better, but rather on how to help others. In fact, many of them focus on family and paying forward their good fortune. Why […] The post 2016: The Year of Your Estate Plan appeared first on The Heritage Law Blog .
In this season of giving, it is important to recognize those who give back. Kirk Douglas, widely known for his lengthy career in the movies, can add one more star to his personal walk of fame and that is for his philanthropy. It’s a good idea to consider your charitable giving throughout the year, but […] The post Charitable Giving: The Greatest Gift appeared first on The Heritage Law Blog .
When animal-lover and The Simpsons co-creator, Sam Simon, died early in 2015, he left behind a hefty estate, much of which was slated to go directly to non-profit animal philanthropy groups. In creating a trust, it seems Simon did all of the right things to take care of the people and issues he felt most […] The post Pet Trust Problems for Simpsons Creator appeared first on The Heritage Law Blog .
It’s the time of year to reconnect with our families and make plans for the future. Now, we not only reflect upon what has come to pass, but also look forward. Of course, sometimes reflection is difficult and even scary in such an uncertain world. We know the news out there can be pretty bleak […] The post Look For the Helpers appeared first on The Heritage Law Blog .