What is a Last Will & Testament and do I need one?

New Hampshire Probate Attorneys
A will, sometimes referred to as a person’s “last will & testament” is a document that a person prepares (usually with the assistance of an estate planning attorney) that sets forth how, a…

Nashua client has questions about what happens to her revocable trust and creditors after she dies?

Revocable trusts are common estate planning tools in New Hampshire. The trust is established by someone known as a “grantor” (i.e. the person who transfers assets into the trust) and in most i…

What Happens When the Owner Of An LLC Dies?

when the owner of an LLC dies
A Nashua business owner asks. The death of the owner of any type of small business can be difficult to surmount. The company is confronted with the loss of a key manager and decision make…

The new “Secure Act” legislation

Secure Act legislation
The new “Secure Act” legislation expected to be passed by Congress will affect estate planning & retirement planning in 2020 and beyond. As part of the late 2019 pile of bills expected …

Undue Influence on Last Will

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My mother died and left almost everything to my brother, and very little to me. I think my brother influenced our mother to change her Last Will.  What can I do? A legal action may …

NH Homestead Allowance

Homestead-Allowance
Q:  Nashua estate planning client has questions about whether his parent’s manufactured home is covered by the NH “homestead” allowance? A homestead is a dwelling owned and used as the prin…

The Importance of Drafting a Will: The Case of Aretha Franklin

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If you have ever wondered if it is worth the time and effort to draft a will, look no further than the Aretha Franklin estate for your answer. Aretha Franklin left an eighty-million-dollar est…

Deceased Person’s “Digital Assets”

digital assets
New Hampshire’s recently adopted law on access to and administration of a deceased person’s “digital assets” provides some clarity on a complex issue. Terms of service agreements and privac…

Do I Need To Go To Probate Court?

Do I Need To Go To Probate Court?
My Parent Died In Nashua Owning Real Estate, Do I Need To Go To Probate Court? Yes, if the deed to the real estate was in your parent’s name only. When a person dies owning real estate in his/h…

Hollis, New Hampshire Estate Planning Clients Ask:

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What Are Motivating Factors For Estate Planning And Business Planning? A recent client consultation touched on the “whys” of estate planning and business planning. As in, what do most people …

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Estate Planning Client Has Questions

Nashua, New Hampshire Estate Planning Client Has Questions re: her “stuff” (i.e., passing on personal belongings). In the immortal words of the late comedian, George Carlin, much of our eff...

Concerns About the Continuation Of Business

Nashua business owner has concerns about the continuation of her business after her death by her loved ones and how to avoid probate. The probate process can be especially complicated and e...

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