Estate Planning – Asset Protection – Elder Law – Probate
Baker Law Group specializes in estate planning, offering an integrated approach to legal and financial planning.
We guide you the estate planning process to create a thorough plan – one that will protect you, your beneficiaries and your estate.
Estate planning protects you and your family
Estate Planning Services
Last Wills and Testaments
Durable Powers of Attorney
Living Wills/Medical Directives
Estate Tax Planning
Estate Asset Protection
Our Plymouth office is located just off Route 3A in North Plymouth and serves Duxbury, Marshfield, Kingston, Plymouth, Cape Cod, and other surrounding towns.
36 Cordage Park Circle, Suite 217
Plymouth, Massachusetts 02360 800-701-0352
Estate Planning Goals
Estate Planning is an umbrella term that covers several different purposes. The list below identifies many goals of an estate plan that you may want to consider.
1. Distribute your assets according to your wishes
2. Appoint a trusted guardian for minor or disabled children and elderly relatives
3. Provide support for disabled or minor children
4. Minimize taxes that will be applied to your estate
5. Articulate your wishes in the event of a medical emergency
6. Ensure that your surviving spouse and children will continue to receive income and support
7. Leave your money or property to charitable organizations
8. Save your family time and money on the probate and estate administration process
We offer a complimentary review of your case either by phone or in one of our offices.
Contact us to speak with an experienced estate planning lawyer.
To schedule a complimentary initial consultation, please complete the Online Form below or call 781-996-5656
Estate Planning Documents
Below is an introduction to common and important estate planning documents.
There are many types of trusts and they serve multiple purposes. A trust can protect assets, manage funds for a dependent, and help your family avoid the probate process. Our attorneys will recommend the types of trusts best suited for your situation and goals.
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.
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. We have extensive experience creating estate plans and would appreciate the opportunity to speak with you.
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