Create a Homestead

Create a Homestead

A person’s home is his or her castle, subject of course to real estate taxes, assessments, mortgages, and creditors threatening to attach the home to satisfy a money judgment. Filing a simple form with the Registry of Deeds won’t help protect your home against the tax collector or your mortgage lender, but it can help Read More

Legal Checkup

Legal Checkup

Most people are familiar with the concept of an annual medical examination. Very few people, however, regularly review their legal and financial affairs with their attorney. Changes in one’s family or financial situation coupled with changes in the law make it advisable to take a fresh look at your “legal health” from time to time. Read More