Planning for Life

The Rules in Massachusetts if You Don't Have a Will

Posted by Harry S. Margolis on January 3, 2012

By Harry S. Margolis

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When Massachusetts adopted its own version of the Uniform Probate Code (MUPC) in 2012, it changed what happens to your estate if you die without a will, technically called dying "intestate."  The results depend on whether you're married, have children or have living parents.  The rules are very specific.  Here are a few examples:

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Topics: Estate Planning, will in massachusetts, Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code

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