Lantz Law Response to COVID-19

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Category: General

To Our Valued Clients, Here at Lantz Law Inc., our team is committed to the health and safety of our clients and the well-being of their families. In light of Governor Charlie Baker’s recent announcement...

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Discussing

Discussing the Plan with the Kids

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Category: Blog

It is very difficult to answer the question of whether parents should discuss their estate plan with their children. When asked this question, my general answer is that it’s up to the client, but that...

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Digital Assets

Digital Asset Planning

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Category: Blog

Do you know RUFADAA? Whether you know it or not, you’re living in the time of RUFADAA, also known as the Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act. These days, nearly everyone has digital...

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Generational Family

Consider a Generation-Skipping Trust

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Category: Blog

Massachusetts is one of the states in the United States that has an estate tax. The tax kicks in at $1 million, meaning if an estate has assets over that threshold there may be a...

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Metaphor for personal property

Passing On Personal Property

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Category: Blog

Personal property items, such as jewelry, furniture, tools, or railroad cars, are often overlooked in the estate planning context. People tend to focus on real estate and financial assets, but the truth is that personal...

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irrevocable trust

Can You Modify an Irrevocable Trust?

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Category: Blog, General

Irrevocable trusts are sometimes used for certain kinds of asset protection. As the name suggests, these trusts are irrevocable and, for the most part, cannot be amended or revoked. Funding such a trust involves a...

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A Will

What a Will Can Do for You

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Category: Blog, General

Why you need a Will (at least). I often tell my clients that the necessity of estate planning is not truly apparent until a person dies without a plan. This leaves children and other loved...

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