Estate Planning for Snowbirds

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld once joked, “My parents didn't want to move to Florida, but they turned sixty and that's the law.” It’s funny because it seems like everyone becomes a snowbird once they retire. Thanks to old man winter here in Southeastern Massachusetts, a large number of retirees do flock like snowbirds...

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Blended family

Estate Planning Tips for Blended Families

According to Pew Research, more than 40 percent of American adults have a step relative and a sizable portion of American children are living in households with a stepparent, stepsibling or half-sibling. This is a statistic the estate planning attorneys of Surprenant & Beneski pay close attention to, since we are...

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Long-term Care Planning with the help from a CELA

What is a CELA?

The National Elder Law Foundation (NELF) is the only national organization accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) to certify practitioners of elder and special needs law. NELF’s Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA) designation represents confirmation of a lawyer’s exceptional expertise in the practice of...

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Parents sitting with children and estate planning attorney

Estate Planning for Parents with Minor Children

For many parents, starting a family is anxiety-producing as well as joyful since having children makes them aware of the weight of parental responsibility. They may wonder how their family would manage if they were suddenly injured, became ill, or passed away. That’s when having an experienced, dependable estate planning attorney...

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Virtual Meetings

Since the beginning of the pandemic, we have been offering virtual meetings. Here are a few reasons people prefer them.

Time:

They’re far more efficient.Saves drive time.Easier to schedule – reduces the effort of scheduling your life around a meeting.                                                                                                                                                           

Inclusivity:

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