Estate Planning: Are You Ready?

by Linda T. Cammuso The third week of October was officially declared National Estate Planning Awareness Week in 2008. The House bill was co-sponsored by the National Association of Estate Planners and Council (NAEPC). In 2015 those dates fall between October 19 and...

Medicaid/MassHealth: When is it too late to apply?

by Linda T. Cammuso Consider the following scenarios: • “My Medicare days are running out and I still need more rehab; what do I do now?” • “My mother needs nursing home care, and she never planned for this event — is it too late to apply for MassHealth?” Read Linda...

Who Should You Leave That Diamond Ring To?

Post by Linda Cammuso Oftentimes people delay doing a will or an estate plan simply because they do not know how to split up their personal property such as jewelry, among their children; they don’t want to make mistakes or hurt anyone. Understandably, decisions like...

A Guide to Demystifying Probate

Post By Linda Cammuso Probate avoidance is a common and appropriate goal for many people during the estate planning process.  While much information abounds about probate, it is important to separate myth from fact. In this series of articles, Estate Preservation Law...