NAELA News October/November 2013

Legacies By William J. Brisk, CELA When you help clients define their own legacies, you can learn about the legacies you want to leave behind. We strive, as Elder Law attorneys, to enhance clients’ security and comfort. We also seek to maximize their autonomy. And, we work to see that their needs are met efficiently… Read More »

Why is Doing a Will Important ?

Intestacy and the New Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code By Tiffany A. O’Connell, Esq., LLM With the full enactment of the Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code (MUPC), G.L. c. 190B, on March 31, 2012, the legal community has been abuzz with how to administer estates under the new law . The MUPC was enacted i n order… Read More »

Funding Your Client’s Cash Accounts

We have been taught as attorneys to prepare and execute well-designed and effective estate planning documents for clients. But once the ink has dried, does the client have an estate plan that works for them? I respectfully submit that they do not. An estate plan does not properly work for the client until the client’s… Read More »