Does A No Contest Clause Really Work?

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You’ve probably heard horror stories of disgruntled heirs contesting a parent’s Will to try and get their “fair share” of an inheritance. While uncommon, it is particularly concerning when dealing with favoritism, children who have substance abuse or gambling issues, blended families, or illegitimate children. Fortunately, under Massachusetts law there are a few steps you […]

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3 Estate Planning Mistakes You Don’t Want To Make

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 1. Failing to name contingent beneficiaries   Life’s uncertain. We’d like to believe everything will go as planned, but it’s possible that your primary beneficiaries may predecease you. If that happens, you should always have alternate or back-up beneficiaries in place.   Also, it’s best to make a habit of reviewing the beneficiaries on your […]

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