Planning for Life

5 Estate Planning Tips for the Non-Nuclear Family

Posted by Harry S. Margolis on January 6, 2015

By Harry S. Margolis

Do you have a Leave It to Beaver family -- two opposite-gender parents, one or more kids, all healthy and thriving? If so, you can probably use an pretty standard, off-the-shelf estate plan. But if not, it's not as simple and you have a lot of company.

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Topics: Estate Planning, second marriage

Should You Use a Lawyer or LegalZoom for Your Estate Plan?

Posted by Harry S. Margolis on August 20, 2014

While the goals of attorneys and their clients are supposed to be aligned, often they are not, or at least not completely. I've been thinking about what this means in the field of estate planning and how we can better serve our clients.To lay the groundwork, here are the premises I'm working with:

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Topics: long-term care planning, Estate Planning, second marriage

Wisconsin Court Permits Challenge to Marriage Based on Incapacity

Posted by Harry S. Margolis on October 8, 2013

By Harry S. Margolis

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Topics: incapacity, Estate Planning, second marriage, probate

Prenuptial Agreements and Medicaid - Massachusetts

Posted by Harry S. Margolis on October 27, 2012

By Harry S. Margolis

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Topics: long-term care planning, MassHealth, Estate Planning, second marriage

Blended Families Raise Challenging Estate Planning Issues - Massachusetts

Posted by Harry S. Margolis on September 29, 2012

By Harry S. Margolis

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Topics: Estate Planning, second marriage

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