Meeting with a Cape Cod Estate Planning Attorney

While younger individuals and families generally have fewer assets than older ones, there are critical precautions that every person should take in addition to the drafting of a will. Completing a well thought out Massachusetts health care proxy, for example, ensures that a person you trust has the proper guidance in making medical decisions for you if you are unable to make them yourself. And granting a power of attorney provides for the same protection with your assets and property.

Of course, clients with more complex and sizable estates have a lot more to consider, and such estate plans may need to make use of a variety of tools and devices to protect the estate assets. The formation of bypass trusts, life insurance trusts and family LLCs may be appropriate depending on the nature of property involved. Below are some of the questions our clients frequently face:

Do I need an ILIT? (Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust)
How to Write a Last Will – 10 Mistakes to Avoid Pt. 1
Drafting a Will – 10 Mistakes to Avoid Pt. 2
How to Avoid Probate Process in Massachusetts