Probate Lawyer & Estate Planning Attorney | Will Contests, Trusts, Medicaid Planning, Conservatorship, and Guardianship

Serving clients in Middlesex, Suffolk, Plymouth, and Norfolk Counties and the Surrounding Communities, including Braintree, Quincy, Hingham, Weymouth, Brookline, Plymouth, the South Shore, and The Greater Boston area.

How I Serve Clients:

My practice is focused on helping individuals with the probate of estates and related litigation (such as will contests), estate and trust planning, and conservatorship and guardianship matters.

I provide personal attention to all clients – when you retain me, you’ll be working with me directly on all aspects of your matter. I maintain a caseload that allows full attention to all clients, and to answer your questions at your convenience.

The Experience & Commitment You Deserve

 

 

An experienced litigator, I am a member of the Massachusetts and Boston Bar Associations, a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.

I frequently present to local Councils on Aging regarding elder law issues, including presentations on behalf of the Massachusetts Bar Association on topics including estate planning options, Medicaid eligibility rules, available asset protection strategies, and residential real estate tax abatements and exemptions.

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Case summary: Foisie v. Worcester Polytechnic Institute (1st Cir. 2020). No. 19-2090

When estate planning is being undertaken at the same time that a person is separated or getting a divorce, it is critical that the person engaging in estate planning fulfill their other obligations concerning asset disclosure in connection with the divorce or separation. A person may not simply shield their assets from a divorce by creating and transferring their assets to a trust, or otherwise giving away assets.

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