Estate Planning – Probate – Asset Protection – Elder Law
Baker Law Group P.C. specializes in estate planning and offers an integrated approach to legal and financial planning. Our experienced attorneys will discuss your goals for an estate plan including the best strategies for protecting you, your family and your assets. Contact us today to schedule an initial free consultation.
Estate Planning for you and your family
The Hingham office is located off Route 3A in south Hingham and serves Cohasset, Scituate, Hanover, Hingham and other surrounding towns.
72 Sharp St, Suite A5
Hingham, Massachusetts 02043 800-701-0352
Estate Planning Services
Estate Planning is an umbrella term that covers several different areas. The most common and important documents include those listed below. An attorney at Baker Law Group will meet with you to identify your goals and recommend the estate plan that best suits your needs.
A will arranges for the distribution of your assets upon your death. Wills can also contain instructions for your preferred burial site or funeral home. Without a will, your estate will be subject to the probate distribution laws as defined by the Massachusetts.
There are many types of trusts and they serve multiple purposes. A trust can protect assets, manage funds for a dependant, and help your family avoid the probate process. Our attorneys will recommend the types of trusts best suited for your situation and goals.
Guardianship and Conservatorship
Guardianships are legal arrangements to provide care for someone unable to make decisions for themself. Conservatorships are legal arrangements to provide financial management for someone unable to do so themself.
Healthcare Proxy and Living Will
When you are not able to make your own medical decisions, these documents are important for medical professionals. They identify the steps to take and the individuals who can make decisions on your behalf. They could be needed as a result of an accident or injury, a disease or virus, or due to the aging process.
Power of Attorney
A durable power of attorney in Massachusetts designates someone to act as an agent on your behalf. This document can be written to take effect for a specific event or situation, such as when you are unable to make decisions.
Contact an Estate Lawyer Today
It is important to plan ahead because you can never be certain of the future. Our attorneys have extensive experience creating estate plans. View Attorney Profiles.
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