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Elder breaking lease
I need to break my lease to go into senior housing. I saw on a MA legal site(but can no longer find)that stated elders cannot be penalized by their la...
1 2 weeks 2 days ago
by teangna
2 weeks 1 day ago
by The Editor
Life Estate/Elder Law
We have been advised by an attorney that we should create a Life Estate for my live-in mother-in-law. My wife and I own the home that she currently l...
0 3 weeks 4 days ago
by Jack H.
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annual gift
WILL MY MOTHER JEOPARDIZE HER RESIDENCY IN A DEMENTIA WING OF A NURSING HOME IF SHE GIFTS HER CHILDREN THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF $13,000. IF HER MONEY SHO...
3 10 weeks 5 days ago
by masonman6962
10 weeks 4 days ago
by The Editor
Probate for small estates in MA?
Our Mom died in July, and she did not want to make a Will. Her preference was for the three siblings to share equal joint ownership on accounts, and t...
1 31 weeks 4 days ago
by Anonymous
31 weeks 4 days ago
by The Editor
Unauthorized tenants or guests moving into MA apartment
My 93 year old father in law has a 3 family house (not the one he is living in). One of his tenants is 88 and has a lease for just herself as the tena...
1 31 weeks 4 days ago
by Anonymous
31 weeks 4 days ago
by The Editor
Selling mom's house held in irrevocable trust to buy her a new one
My father recently went into an assisted living home after being diagnosed with dementia. My mother is physically incapable of taking care of the fami...
2 2 years 38 weeks ago
by Anonymous
37 weeks 3 hours ago
by educator1953
Protecting small estate from nursing home costs
My mother received a worker's compensation settlement recently, not huge but in the mid-five figure realm, other than that money they do not have a la...
1 39 weeks 4 days ago
by tengluaa
39 weeks 1 hour ago
by Local Lawyer
TRANSFERING MONEY FROM IRREVOCABLE TRUST
Can a trustee transfer money from a irrevocable trust to the serving spouse in account set up for the serving spouse only under Massachusetts law? Wha...
1 50 weeks 3 days ago
by joseph mcneil
44 weeks 4 days ago
by Boston Probate ...
Daughter's undue influence over demented elderly father
My mother has been married to my stepfather for nearly 30 years. She has never gotten along with his daughter. Last year, he was diagnosed with a brai...
2 50 weeks 4 days ago
by worriedformom
50 weeks 3 days ago
by Patricia Bloom-...
Transferring money from a irrevocable trust
My mother passed away and left an irrevocable trust with all joint assets transfer to the irrevocable trust to start the 5 year look back clock for my...
0 51 weeks 1 hour ago
by joseph mcneil
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only child of mother with no will
I am the middle aged only child/son of a mother who divorced and never remarried. I live in the midwest and she has always lived in the Boston area. ...
1 1 year 11 weeks ago
by hubman
1 year 10 weeks ago
by TheLawyerKnows
Illegitimate children under Massachusetts wills law
I've known my father for seven years now but I was born outside of his first marriage. He is currently married to another woman after divorcing his f...
2 2 years 8 weeks ago
by Cluck
1 year 14 weeks ago
by Thomas Swain Smith
Executor or power of attorney in MA estate plan
Hello and thank you very much for this forum. My husband and I love it and have learned quite a bit about estate planning by reading your answers. W...
2 1 year 40 weeks ago
by TBody
1 year 14 weeks ago
by Thomas Swain Smith
Annual gift tax exclusion
It used to be ten thousand I know, but what is the annual federal gift tax exclusion now? And that means I can give that amount each year to each of ...
3 4 years 38 weeks ago
by Climber
1 year 14 weeks ago
by Thomas Swain Smith
Invoked Health Care Proxy and Estate Planning
A friend of mine had set up jointly-held bank accounts (outside of her trust) which she thought meant that the accounts were held by her and her named...
5 1 year 15 weeks ago
by simonsmom
1 year 15 weeks ago
by admin
Trustee's ability to transfer Title of vehicle
Hello, I posted a previous post regarding fees but I have another unrelated question. I am Trustee to my late Aunt's Living Trust in Massachusetts....
1 1 year 23 weeks ago
by dfb500
1 year 23 weeks ago
by TheLawyerKnows
Trustee of Revocable Trust -- how much can I be reimbursed
Hello, I am the Trustee of my Aunt's Revocable Trust. My brother, who is an inheritor has caused me so much stress and angst that I felt compelled to...
5 1 year 23 weeks ago
by dfb500
1 year 23 weeks ago
by dfb500
Liability of Guardian for Hiring Caregiver for Elder Parent
I have a question that I was hoping could be answered, or at least help point me in the correct direction. I have a friend who has just been appoi...
2 1 year 28 weeks ago
by Brinn239
1 year 24 weeks ago
by BostonLawMan
Sale of Property with Life Estate
I just found out from one of my sisters that my parents sold their house to the other sister for a $1 and the deed lists the property owner as the sis...
4 1 year 28 weeks ago
by leon411
1 year 27 weeks ago
by BostonLawMan
Charitable trust in Massachusetts
Hello. My husband and I have no children and no people we really feel the need to leave money to when we pass. So we thought we'd take most of our...
1 1 year 37 weeks ago
by SueBann
1 year 37 weeks ago
by The Editor
Help for Drafting health care proxy
Hello. My wife has a very serious illness not necessarily life threatening but dangerous. She would like to update her health care proxy which she d...
1 1 year 38 weeks ago
by CharlesP
1 year 38 weeks ago
by The Editor
Giving money for grandchild's education in MA
Any thoughts on the best way to help fund the college expenses for our grand kids. We have two grandchildren and would like to contribute in a way th...
1 1 year 42 weeks ago
by NMathews
1 year 42 weeks ago
by The Editor
Evicting a senior citizen in Massachusetts
I can't believe that this is true but by mother's landlord claims he can evict her just like any other person even though she is 79 years old. There ...
1 1 year 44 weeks ago
by JillP
1 year 44 weeks ago
by The Editor
Irrevocable Trusts and Realestate Abatement and Circuit Breaker Credit
Hello, My mother is considering nursing home preplanning by setting up a Medicaid Irrevocable Trust and putting the house into it along with a CD w...
1 1 year 45 weeks ago
by Riddermark
1 year 45 weeks ago
by The Editor
Elder abuse reporting in MA
I visit my aunt on a fairly regular basis to say hi and see if she needs anything. She's 79 and lives alone, but has several people who come in once ...
1 1 year 46 weeks ago
by TrishG3
1 year 46 weeks ago
by The Editor
Must doctor report health or vision problems to Registry of Motor Vehicles?
I have not one, but two elderly aunts (in their 80s) who still drive, but probably should not. One of them has flexibility issues that prevent her fr...
2 4 years 23 weeks ago
by SueP
1 year 48 weeks ago
by admin
New Regulations for older drivers in Massachusetts
The Massachusetts Public Health Council just approved new regulations (105 CMR 309) intended to give healthcare providers additional guidance on when ...
0 1 year 48 weeks ago
by The Editor
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Elder's competency to execute new health proxy
My father is in a nursing home. He has an activated health care proxy, but recently decided to change it so he could make me his health care agent. He...
1 1 year 49 weeks ago
by CDToller
1 year 49 weeks ago
by The Editor
Elderly patient signing self out of rehab facility in Massachusetts
My mother is 81 years old and getting frail. She is not what I would call senile, but she doesn't make decisions as well as she did only a few years ...
1 1 year 50 weeks ago
by FRV62
1 year 50 weeks ago
by The Editor
Undue influence of senior citizen
I live next door to a lovely lady who is elderly and quite frail. She has a daughter who lives in Florida and only visits her once or twice a year. ...
1 1 year 51 weeks ago
by Secretfriend
1 year 51 weeks ago
by The Editor
Can I name IRA beneficiary other than spouse?
Hello. My wife and I are doing a bit of estate planning and thinking of some creative ways to avoid probate. We were wondering, since my wife will b...
1 2 years 1 week ago
by BobNK
2 years 1 week ago
by The Editor
Cana disabled adult child live in his mother's empty house while she is in nursing home?
I am a 54 year old disabled man, the eldest of 5 living siblings. I am currently going though a divorce whcih should be final in June. My soon to be e...
0 2 years 2 weeks ago
by darcy self
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Doctor talking to people other than healthcare agent
I live in Massachusetts and I'm the healthcare agent for my aunt who also lives here. She is in a nursing home and the doctor who treats her there is...
1 2 years 2 weeks ago
by Yvonne
2 years 2 weeks ago
by The Editor
Aid and Attendance (can I get it)?
Hello. I was in the military for 2 years and I was told I might be entitled to a VA benefit called Aid and Attendance. Can you tell me how a person ...
1 2 years 4 weeks ago
by RegB
2 years 4 weeks ago
by The Editor
Who can invoke a healthcare proxy in Massachusetts?
I work at a nursing facility in Massachusetts but I'm not a doctor or a nurse. I get a little worried sometimes because once in a while the nurses wi...
1 2 years 5 weeks ago
by Helper
2 years 5 weeks ago
by The Editor
Who can be healthcare agent in Massachusetts?
Hello, my mother is currently living in a nursing facility in Massachusetts. We're very close, but for some reason she's got it in her head that she ...
1 2 years 7 weeks ago
by DebP
2 years 7 weeks ago
by The Editor
Power of attorney valid after new Massachusetts probate code?
Hello. I have two questions. First, because Massachusetts has a new probate code now I'm wondering if my old durable power of attorney is still vali...
1 2 years 10 weeks ago
by EdG
2 years 10 weeks ago
by The Editor
My parents have no medical coverage
I recently found out my parents (70 and 69) have not signed up for Mass Health, nor do they have any other health insurance. They also did not sign up...
1 2 years 11 weeks ago
by Str8755
2 years 11 weeks ago
by admin
MassHealth Lookback Transfers
When MassHealth looks back into the 5 years of transfers one has made before getting terminally ill and needing a nursing home, what to they consider?...
2 2 years 11 weeks ago
by Cheryl3700
2 years 11 weeks ago
by Cheryl3700
Guardianship for small business owner in Massachusetts
My dad has owned a small business in Massachusetts for many, many years. It has some value and usually shows an income. The rest of his "estate" is ...
1 2 years 12 weeks ago
by Jersey2
2 years 12 weeks ago
by The Editor
Elder Financial Abuse
Elder is 87, adult child of elder is 51. This is not your typical elder financial abuse case. The adult child is question is a ‘tenant-at-will’ oc...
5 2 years 30 weeks ago
by maPI
2 years 12 weeks ago
by admin
Medicaid trust
I've got some savings I'd like to protect. Can a Medicaid trust permit the trustee to release a fixed monthly maximum amount of cash to me which will ...
1 2 years 13 weeks ago
by ketchbs
2 years 13 weeks ago
by The Editor
Nursing home visiting hours in Massachusetts?
Hello and thank you for this forum. My uncle is in a nursing home in western Massachusetts. The staff have not told me I can't visit him in the even...
1 2 years 13 weeks ago
by Bett63
2 years 13 weeks ago
by The Editor
Consent for treatment without healthcare proxy
Hello. My Aunt lives in an assisted living facility in Massachusetts but she needs to go to a nursing home because she's becoming increasingly dement...
1 2 years 15 weeks ago
by Kiren
2 years 15 weeks ago
by The Editor
Who can be appointed conservator in Massachusetts?
My sister is my mother's healthcare agent under her healthcare proxy. Is there any law in Massachusetts that would prevent her from also being my mot...
1 2 years 16 weeks ago
by SusanBC
2 years 16 weeks ago
by The Editor
Guardian vs. healthcare proxy agent under Massachusetts law
Hello. I have a healthcare proxy in place that names my eldest daughter as my healthcare agent. I trust her and she understands what I want in terms...
1 2 years 18 weeks ago
by GraceNK
2 years 18 weeks ago
by The Editor
DURABLE POWER OF ATTORNEY SIGNS "NO TRESSPASS" ORDERS FOR ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY ADDRESS TO PREVENT VISITATION
My mother, 84 who has early signs of dementia is currently a resident of a assited living facility in Massachusetts. Three months ago, in August 2011...
1 2 years 19 weeks ago
by Anonymous
2 years 19 weeks ago
by The Editor
Can guardian in MA admit person to nursing home?
Hello. I'm the guardian for my elderly great-aunt who suffers from what I can only describe as intermittent dementia. Some days she is good and othe...
1 2 years 20 weeks ago
by Tball5
2 years 20 weeks ago
by The Editor
limited conservatorship or guardianship in MA
I have a question about conservatorship under Massachusetts law. I'm working with my mother to set up a guardianship for her because I know, and she ...
2 3 years 7 weeks ago
by NThomas
2 years 20 weeks ago
by The Editor
Power of attorney or guardian controls under MA law?
I have a durable power of attorney for financial matters that I executed in Massachusetts several years ago. If I become incompetent and someone asks...
1 2 years 21 weeks ago
by RyanT
2 years 21 weeks ago
by The Editor
Falling out between myself and my father in law
My wife's father lives in an in-law apartment in the basement of my house. 16 Years ago my wife and I sold our old house and my father in law sold his...
0 2 years 22 weeks ago
by Anonymous
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Court appointed lawyer in Guardianship case in MA?
I work at a nursing home in Massachusetts and have come to know an elderly resident there very well. Her niece has come to visit every so often over ...
1 2 years 22 weeks ago
by MAnurse44
2 years 22 weeks ago
by The Editor
Social Security COLA for MA elders
Elders in Massachusetts and in other states, who have gone two years without a cost of living adjustment for Social Security, got some good news last ...
0 2 years 23 weeks ago
by The Editor
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Duties of trustee in Massachusetts
My Uncle has, for some reason, asked me to be the trustee for a trust he is creating. He says he trusts me and believes I can do the job after he's g...
1 2 years 25 weeks ago
by GBenton
2 years 25 weeks ago
by The Editor
Power of Attorney and Assisted Living
We have a POA for my mom, who lives in PA. We would like to bring her to MA and put her in an assisted living facility, due to her memory problems. ...
3 2 years 26 weeks ago
by ajack
2 years 26 weeks ago
by The Editor
Hire a lawyer to fill out MassHealth Application?
My mother has dementia that is becoming worse at an alarming rate. I'm afraid I won't be physically able to care for much longer at home. I've researc...
1 2 years 26 weeks ago
by KBrent
2 years 26 weeks ago
by The Editor
Post-nuptial agreements for senior couples in MA?
My wife and I were married almost two years ago, and things are going well. We're both in our 60's and have children from prior marriages. Recently my...
1 2 years 28 weeks ago
by Gary
2 years 28 weeks ago
by The Editor
Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC)
My wife and I are looking (so far just on the Internet) at a continuing care retirement community in Massachusetts. This place has an independent liv...
1 2 years 29 weeks ago
by Anonymous
2 years 29 weeks ago
by The Editor
Do not resuscutate order with home care in MA
My mother is 83 years old and very ill. She was smart enough to buy home health insurance that allows her to pay for having aides in her house to car...
1 2 years 30 weeks ago
by Gerrity
2 years 30 weeks ago
by The Editor
Property tax deferral in Massachusetts
I'm 72 years old and live alone in a house in Massachusetts. Can you explain to me how I can do the property tax deferral that I've heard is availabl...
1 2 years 31 weeks ago
by BTR51
2 years 31 weeks ago
by The Editor
Leave money to cat or dog in my will
This sounds like a strange request but I was wondering if I can amend my will to leave some money to my cat who, because she is so young, will likely ...
1 2 years 33 weeks ago
by NanY
2 years 33 weeks ago
by The Editor
Medicare Open Enrollment Period
I got a notice in an email sent by a friend who told me that the Medicare Open Enrollment Period is coming up on October 15. We're both widows and ne...
1 2 years 34 weeks ago
by WRB
2 years 34 weeks ago
by admin
Can healthcare agent be removed?
My mother has a healthcare proxy in place and is currently living in a nursing home in Massachusetts. She suffers from dementia and often has bad day...
1 2 years 35 weeks ago
by KarenWH
2 years 35 weeks ago
by The Editor
Codicil or new will?
After doing some research on the Internet I called an attorney to talk about doing a codicil to my existing will. I had my will drafted in Pennsylvan...
1 2 years 37 weeks ago
by HGB67
2 years 37 weeks ago
by The Editor
legal guardianship and antipsychotic medication
My patient resides at a nursing home and has a legal guardian, but no rogers guardianship at this point. Can the legal guardian allow antipsychotic me...
1 2 years 38 weeks ago
by Anonymous
2 years 38 weeks ago
by The Editor
Reinstating Health Care Proxy under MA law
Kind of a complicated situation at my aunt's nursing home. I used to be my aunt's health care agent under an older version of her health care proxy. ...
1 2 years 38 weeks ago
by BarbP
2 years 38 weeks ago
by The Editor
Can I move my mother to assisted living without her permission?
My mom has been living at a facility in Massachusetts that offers both independent living and assisted living. Recently she has been showing signs of ...
1 2 years 40 weeks ago
by HMann
2 years 40 weeks ago
by The Editor
Massachusetts circuit breaker tax credit
I'm pretty sure I qualify for the Massachusetts circuit breaker tax credit. I'm a renter in in MA and my rent takes up a sufficient percentage of my ...
1 2 years 41 weeks ago
by HGB
2 years 41 weeks ago
by The Editor
Power of attorney used as healthcare proxy in MA?
My mother has a power of attorney that she signed three years ago and it names me as her Agent. It has very broad language about what I can do, but d...
2 2 years 42 weeks ago
by Lon55
2 years 42 weeks ago
by allan@baronlawm...
Grandma in nursing home refusing food and medications
My grandmother has been in a nursing home for about 5.5 months. She has just recently started to refuse eating or taking her medications. She has al...
2 2 years 44 weeks ago
by Anonymous
2 years 43 weeks ago
by allan@baronlawm...
Companion dog for elderly mother in MA
My mother is 81 years old and lives alone in a Massachusetts condominium development. The condo rules do not allow dogs, even a little one, like my m...
1 2 years 44 weeks ago
by Anonymous
2 years 44 weeks ago
by The Editor
Get retainer back after I Fire elder law attorney
I hired an attorney and paid a retainer to her ($4,000) to help me prepare my estate plan. We had a meeting and everything seemed good but then nothi...
1 2 years 46 weeks ago
by MHart
2 years 46 weeks ago
by The Editor
401K and medicaid planning
Is the community spouse's 401K held by his current employer considered to be a countable asset for the MassHealth Nursing home application.
1 2 years 47 weeks ago
by aperson
2 years 47 weeks ago
by The Editor
Shredding checks and financial papers
Just wondering if I'm missing something about an article I read on line about shredding documents after tax season to help prevent identity theft. Th...
1 2 years 48 weeks ago
by Anonymous
2 years 48 weeks ago
by The Editor
Cash Value on Elderly Mothers Life Insurance
My mother is currently in the hospital and may be transferred to a nursing home in the near future. She has not yet applied for Mass Health/Medicaid....
0 2 years 50 weeks ago
by Britt23
n/a
Transferring home within five year masshealth look-back period
Is there any way I can transfer my house at a little below market price to my daughter who has taken care of me? I don't know if I'll need a nursing ...
1 2 years 50 weeks ago
by WentworthT
2 years 50 weeks ago
by The Editor
Liability of Conservator under MA law
I've been asked by some relatives to become the conservator for our mutual aunt, who definitely needs help. I assume, but do not know, that I will no...
1 2 years 51 weeks ago
by Jacks
2 years 51 weeks ago
by The Editor
Can husband sign for wife with dementia in MA?
My wife and I have several accounts and some of them are in both our names and and one is in her name. She has dementia now and is unable to sign ban...
1 3 years 1 week ago
by Timothy
3 years 1 week ago
by The Editor
I own a property with my husand and my parents, all are listed on the mortgage and deed.
I own a property with my husand and my parents, all are listed on the mortgage and deed. If one of my parents was to enter a nursing home for long ter...
2 3 years 17 weeks ago
by Anonymous
3 years 2 weeks ago
by allan@baronlawm...
High Cost Elder Attorney Fee and Finding Options
Hello, My mother is trying to do a preplan in the event of nursing home care is needed in the future. She is 75 and in excellent health. We went...
2 3 years 3 weeks ago
by Mike9999
3 years 2 weeks ago
by allan@baronlawm...
Competence for new power of attorney
I'm involved in an argument with my sister regarding our mother, who has early stage dementia. I have her in an assisted living facility that, I beli...
2 3 years 9 weeks ago
by GHartnett
3 years 2 weeks ago
by allan@baronlawm...
New homestead law in Massachusetts may impact elders
Thought I would post a couple of important changes in the Massachusetts homestead law that go into effect on March 16, 2011 and may be important to th...
0 3 years 4 weeks ago
by The Editor
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Grandparents Rights to visit grandchildren in MA
I read the law for grandparents visitation rights. Does a grandmother have any rights to see grandchildren whose parents are married and living togeth...
1 3 years 6 weeks ago
by AndreaQ
3 years 6 weeks ago
by The Editor
Eviction of elderly or disabled in MA
My mother is probably disabled but definitely elderly because she is 74. The landlord is evicting her for non payment of rent and I was wondering if ...
1 3 years 6 weeks ago
by Louise
3 years 6 weeks ago
by The Editor
Who can be guardian under MA law
My sister and I are worried about our great aunt because she's been slowing down over the last few years and seems to be having trouble with her perso...
1 3 years 10 weeks ago
by Anonymous
3 years 10 weeks ago
by The Editor
Give gift to my grandchildren without gift taxes?
Although I'm not terribly close to my daughter, I would like to make a series of gifts to my three grandchildren, perhaps this year and a few years af...
1 3 years 12 weeks ago
by GailT
3 years 12 weeks ago
by The Editor
Federal estate tax
What happened with the federal estate tax? I heard that there was none anymore and then that it was back. If I inherit money this year what will the...
1 3 years 13 weeks ago
by Anonymous
3 years 13 weeks ago
by Kevin Gaughen Sr.
Physical ability or capacity to sign power of attorney
My mother was recently diagnosed with alzheimer's but she is still pretty sharp. She also has severe arthritis and recently had an operation on her h...
1 3 years 15 weeks ago
by HGG59
3 years 15 weeks ago
by The Editor
Can I transfer life estate to another property?
My mom has a life estate in a house that she and my dad lived in for years before he died. I also lived with her in the house and I'm the remainder e...
1 3 years 18 weeks ago
by CaraR
3 years 18 weeks ago
by The Editor
Responsibilities of Conservator or Guardian in Massachusetts?
My sister and I have been talking over the idea of asking a court to appoint one of as guardian or conservator for my mother who is having a lot of di...
1 3 years 19 weeks ago
by Ball47
3 years 19 weeks ago
by The Editor
Required to sign health care proxy at hospital?
I had a strange experience while trying to check my mother into the hospital last week for some semi-emergency care. She is fine now and back at home...
1 3 years 20 weeks ago
by BGW
3 years 20 weeks ago
by The Editor
Banking records for MassHealth application.
Hello. I'm trying to get my mom signed up for MassHealth and now see I need to collect several years of banking statements and information for the ap...
1 3 years 21 weeks ago
by WilliamsT
3 years 21 weeks ago
by The Editor
Delegation of trustee duties
I'm going in to talk to an estate planning attorney next week about setting up a trust. I'm a single man with no living family, other than two cousin...
1 3 years 23 weeks ago
by DanH
3 years 23 weeks ago
by Christine J. Benway
Post-nuptial agreements valid in MA?
I suppose this is a divorce/family law type question, but since I'm over 70 I thought I would put it in the elder law forum. I recently married my lo...
2 3 years 24 weeks ago
by James44
3 years 24 weeks ago
by Kevin Gaughen Sr.
What services must assisted living facilities provide in Massachusetts?
My mother has been staying in an assisted living facility in Massachusetts for almost six months now. For the first several months she was there she ...
1 3 years 26 weeks ago
by Dixon
3 years 26 weeks ago
by The Editor
Disqualifying gifts for disabled child in Medicaid planning
My father would like to sell his 2nd home and give the money to our son who has a severe disability. He thinks he might put the money in trust for hi...
2 3 years 27 weeks ago
by GHorton
3 years 27 weeks ago
by admin
Declaration of homestead or umbrella insurance policy
My husband and I are elderly and live in Massachusetts and he still runs his small business even though he could retire. I worry that someone could e...
1 3 years 29 weeks ago
by GBH
3 years 29 weeks ago
by The Editor
How to make sure I exclude person from my will or estate in MA
I'm a healthy 68 year-old woman with only three nieces as living relatives. I have a trust set up and my attorney assures me that it only leaves prop...
2 3 years 32 weeks ago
by Anonymous
3 years 30 weeks ago
by allan@baronlawm...
Protecting joint account from MassHealth
My dad and I have a joint account with rights of survivorship. It seems possible that he will have to go into a nursing home within the next few mont...
1 3 years 30 weeks ago
by Anonymous
3 years 30 weeks ago
by The Editor
Medical Proxy for Elder - Who can request information and/or referral?
If my sister is our elderly father's medical proxy would I be able to request a doctor's referral from the Veterans Hospital in order for him to get p...
1 3 years 33 weeks ago
by HLM
3 years 33 weeks ago
by The Editor

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