Estate Planning Lawyer Lowell MA
Attorney Todd D. Beauregard is an estate planning lawyer in Lowell Massachusetts. Estate planning is an area of law that governs the process by which we declare how we would like our possessions divided after our death. This process should involve all family members who would be involved with the possession and assets of the family drafting an estate plan in Massachusetts.
Estate Planning Basics:
An estate is everything you own (known as ‘assets’). At death, these assets are transferred (conveyed) to the new owner either by Court decision (probate), or by you (outside of probate).
Things to consider when setting up an Estate plan is our end-of-life medical care preferences, drafting a will or living will, meanwhile, is a legally binding document that outlines whether we want to be kept alive through artificial means and other directives. Estate planning laws are very similar to other states with only minor differences.
The death of a loved one often causes us to pause and examine how prepared we are in case of a tragedy. How prepared are you?
Our knowledgeable and experienced attorneys can help you set up your wills, trusts, and guardianship’s.
Let our experts help you protect your loved ones and your assets
- Wills and Trusts
- Living wills
- Powers of attorney
- Health care proxies
- Provides clear direction should one become incapacitated, gravely ill, or die
- Provides support for loved ones
- Provides disposition of your assets and estate as you choose
We understand how sensitive these issues can be. You can trust us to provide you with compassionate, personal, and individualized attention in order to make sure your affairs are in order. When you want to protect your family in the event of your untimely death or disablement, call us to discuss what types of estate planning you should consider. 978-275-1919.
Litigation of an Estate Plan
The estate planning process and implementation of someone’s wishes may not always go as smoothly as possible. Settling an estate can be complex, time-consuming, and extremely emotional for families and beneficiaries. It can also be contentious, with room for disagreements and misinterpretations that seem unjust or unfair. Because of the vast possibility of complications, estate planning can lead to litigation. If you are faced with litigation related to an estate planning issue, you need compassionate and aggressive legal representation who will fight to protect your rights and interests. The estate planning attorneys at The Law Office of Todd D. Beauregard, can be your source for comprehensive and skilled representation.
Types of Estate Litigation Cases
Estate planning litigation can come about as a result of a number of situations. Some of those may include:
- Contesting of a will
- Disagreement over health care proxy decisions
- Trusts issues and stipulations
- Life insurance beneficiaries
- Family businesses
- Legitimacy of documents or revisions
- Allegations of revisions made under duress or fraud
The complexities of families can make the list of possible reasons for litigation endless. It can be an emotional, personal, and divisive journey when families or beneficiaries are faced with litigation. Having an experienced and knowledgeable litigation attorney on your side can help ensure you are treated fairly and justly in court.
Estate Planning Service
Estate planning lawyer Todd D. Beauregard, has the resources to make sure your case gets the attention needed to obtain the best possible resolution. Our skill and knowledge of estate planning law in Massachusetts can help you get a quick resolution so you can move forward. When negotiations aren’t working and handling of asset distribution and health care decisions is becoming complex, our firm can be your resource for the solutions you need. We will take the time to hear the details of your situation and work tirelessly to ensure your wishes and needs are met as much as possible. During what may be a difficult time, you need a clear-headed, compassionate, and dedicated legal advocate in your corner. Let us be there to help you navigate any estate planning litigation needs you may have.
The attorneys at The Law Office of Todd D. Beauregard, are ready to help you. Contact us today to set up your free initial consultation. 978-275-1919.
“I was very pleased with the level of expertise I received from this law firm. Attorney Beauregard kept me well informed throughout the whole estate planning process for my parents. They are respectful, attentive and considerate. I highly recommend this law firm.”