Why Most People Need an Estate Plan If you die intestate (without a will), the laws of your state determine what happens to your assets and your minor children. So unless you have an inordinate amount of faith in your beloved state legislature, you need a written will to make your wishes known. In addition […]
McDevitt Law Group helps both individuals and couples create an Estate Plan, drafting a Will or Trust, and prepare Healthcare Documents. With our expertise in drafting and consultation we can help you prepare your Estate Planning documents to best reflect your goals. Every person’s estate planning needs are different. Let McDevitt Law Group’s experience guide […]
7 Things Your #EstatePlanner Wants You to Know Before You Die #Wills #Trusts #EstateAttorney #FamilyLawDecember 23rd, 2018 | estateplanningattorney
7 Things Your Estate Planner Wants You to Know Before You Die Very few people would call estate planning fun. But it doesn’t have to be painful for your loved ones—as long as you prepare properly. Unfortunately, planning your estate is a necessity—unless you’re hoping to drive your beloved family members into a no-holds-barred catfight […]
by: Matthew Graham MBS RECAP: Stock Sell-Off Makes Strong Case For Bond Consolidation Dec 17 2018, 5:46PM Just when you thought we might be done talking about “consolidations,” there’s that word again! I’d suggested on Friday that the modest bond market gains helped to confirm a consolidation as opposed to a correction, with […]
You work hard for your #family, and you owe it to yourself to secure your legacy, and your peace of mind, by setting up a proper #EstatePlan. #Lawyer #Wills #TrustsDecember 12th, 2018 | estateplanningattorney
You work hard for your family, and you owe it to yourself to secure your legacy, and your peace of mind, by setting up a proper estate plan. A McDevitt Law attorney can strategize the best means for transferring your assets, minimizing taxes, establishing guardianship for your children, caring for your pets, supporting personal philanthropic […]
5 Reasons to Talk to a Lender Right Now Long Before You Buy a Home #Mortgage #RealEstateAttorney #LoansDecember 11th, 2018 | estateplanningattorney
5 Reasons to Talk to a Lender Right Now—Long Before You Buy a Home Most potential home buyers wait to talk to a mortgage lender until they’re ready to buy. Makes sense, right? Why bother digging up your financial statements and filling out a bunch of paperwork if you’re not going to buy right away? […]
A #will must be drawn up in compliance with all applicable laws, in the jurisdiction where it was created #Trusts #EstatePlanningAttorney #ProbateDecember 9th, 2018 | estateplanningattorney
A will must be drawn up in compliance with all applicable laws, in the jurisdiction where it was created. If there is a possibility that probate proceedings might take place in another jurisdiction, this should be taken into account in the creation of a will.
According to US Law, assets left to your spouse are not subject to #estatetax #EstatePlanning #MassachusettsDecember 8th, 2018 | estateplanningattorney
According to US Law, assets left to your spouse are not subject to estate tax. However, assets left to other heirs may be. McDevitt Law can help you structure your estate plan to account for this in the most favorable ways codified by the law.
Dynasty trust planning…enables effective long-term asset management for various assets, including real estate, stock and private equity investments. Source: Dynasty trust planning: a tax-efficient way to manage wealthy families’ assets
The recent death of legendary singer-songwriter Aretha Franklin initially posed a quandary for her four surviving sons. Because she didn’t leave a will, her $80 million fortune – including Franklin’s numerous real estate holdings – likely will take longer to divide, and the process could become complicated. Although Franklin’s sons appointed her niece to execute […]