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How To Avoid The Need for Guardianship

The highly capable attorneys of Surprenant & Beneski, P.C. help clients throughout Southeastern Massachusetts deal with all kinds of estate planning issues from asset protection to preparation and execution of foundational documents. One important issue we assist with is how to avoid the need for guardianship should a loved one become...

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Legal Options for Adult Children of Disabled Parents

Adult children of disabled parents often face a daunting array of concerns and responsibilities. The tasks required can be overwhelming whether the adult children are young, employed and perhaps taking care of their own young children, or middle-aged and hoping to enjoy retirement in the relatively near future. At Surprenant & Beneski,...

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Help With Parents with Dementia/Alzheimer’s

Dealing with a parent with Alzheimer’s or any other form of dementia is a tremendous challenge — not only physically and emotionally, but financially and legally as well. At Surprenant & Beneski, P.C., our estate planning/elder care attorneys have an in-depth understanding of what care for such patients involves and...

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Certified Elder Law Attorneys (CELA)

At the estate planning law practice of Surprenant & Beneski, P.C., we are proud that our two managing partners, Daniel M. Surprenant and Michelle D. Beneski, are both Certified Elder Law Attorneys (CELAs). This means they have exceptional expertise in elder and special needs law, giving our firm a great...

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National Elder Law Foundation (NELF)

At Surprenant & Beneski, we are committed to providing exceptional legal services in estate planning, with a particular focus on elder law and special needs law. This commitment is epitomized by our lead attorneys, Daniel Surprenant and Michelle Beneski, who have both achieved the distinguished certification of Certified Elder...

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Estate Planning Checklist for the New Year

Review your existing estate planning documents. If you already have an estate plan, review it to make sure it is still up to date and reflects your current wishes. This includes your will, trust, and any other estate planning documents.

Make necessary updates to your estate planning documents. If...

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