Beyond the Will

  • I Want to Contest My Parent’s Will. What Is the Process?July 29, 2021

    While still grieving the death of your mother, you receive a Notice from the Probate and Family Court informing you that your good-for-nothing brother has filed a Petition for Probate seeking to be appointed as Personal Representative of your mother’s …

  • Power of Attorney for My Incapacitated Parents – What Are Our Options?July 22, 2021

    A sensitive and often complicated conversation that individuals have with their aging parents relates to protective measures in the event of the parents’ incapacity. A power of attorney and the variations of such concerning the relinquishment of financial control require …

  • Too Young for an Estate Plan? Think AgainJuly 17, 2021

    For young adults, the inevitable is typically not at the forefront when it comes to making future plans, precluding many from giving any thought to what may happen to their assets on death. In reality, all young adults should have …

  • Can a Prenuptial Agreement Protect My Assets After Death?July 01, 2021

    In terms of would-be celebrations, no one was more upset about COVID-19 than the couples whose weddings were derailed by a year or more of pandemic-induced delays. For those who survived quarantining together and still like each other enough to …

  • “I Care A Lot” – Could It Happen to Me?June 24, 2021

    If you’re a probate attorney (or someone with a Netflix account), I expect you’ve seen or heard about the somewhat disturbing film “I Care a Lot.” The movie, which debuted on Netflix in February 2021, is a dark comedy illustrating …

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