Massachusetts Estate Planning for a Family Vacation Home

Consider yourself lucky if your family owns a vacation home –a lakeside cabin, a beachfront condo–a place where parents, children and grandchildren can gather for vacations, holidays and enjoy each others company and relax together. Your vacation home is likely a place full of special memories where you or your children grew up enjoying summers…

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Asset Protection for Small Business Owners

Many people think of estate planning as a luxury for wealthy business owners, executives and CEOs – multi-millionaires who have a variety of homes and bank accounts overflowing with money. However, this notion could not be further from the truth. Estate planning is a tool to be utilized by everyone, regardless of the size of…

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How to Protect Massachusetts Real Estate Assets

If you own real estate, chances are you have purchased insurance to protect your assets against damage or loss. But have you taken the necessary steps to protect your assets against lawsuits or probate? If you own rental properties, there is likely a nagging fear in the back of your mind about being sued by…

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Massachusetts Life Estates – MassHealth eligibility

Creating a life estate in Massachusetts can help protect your investment in your home, keep an important asset in the family and reduce your estate for MassHealth eligibility. However, life estates are not right for everyone. Here is a primer on what you need to know before considering whether creating a life estate could be…

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