Do I Really Need A Will ?

In Assets, Estate Planning, Family Law, Finances, medicare, SSI by John Tramontozzi

  Do I Really Need a Will? (and for that matter why have an attorney make one?) Many people and families engage in careful estate planning; however there also are a good number of people who choose, either purposely or inadvertently, to make no financial or legal arrangements for their property following their deaths. Sometimes individuals do not want to …

Three Reasons to Name Your Trust as your Beneficiary

In medicare, Probate, SSI by John Tramontozzi

Establishing and maintaining a trust is a deliberate process. Generally those who do so, are planning ahead not just for themselves, but looking to protect the future or legacy of those close to them as well. An essential part of establishing a trust is funding, this is the process by which your assets are moved into the trust. Some of …

What to Do and NOT to do -if You are in a Car Accident

In Auto Accidents, DUI and OUI, Other Injuries, Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury by John Tramontozzi

If you are in a car accident you are likely to be very upset, and it is also extremely likely that others involved in the incident, at a minimum, are likely to be distressed as well. Although most auto accidents that happen in Massachusetts are usually impossible to predict you can take steps to prepare for what could happen following …

What is a Living Trust?

In Assets, Estate Planning, Probate by John Tramontozzi

When establishing a Living Trust, you are opting to serve as grantor, trustee, and beneficiary for the trust for the remainder of your lifetime. A trustee would be the person who is in charge of the trust assets. In a living trust, you would remain trustee until you are unable to perform those duties (generally incapacitation or death). A “beneficiary” …

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With the Holidays Approaching, Avoid Escalator Accidents

In Catastrophy, Uncategorized by John Tramontozzi

Written by Neil O. Anderson, Esq. of Tramontozzi Law Offices, September 27, 2018 Escalator Accidents are not as uncommon as one might think Some experts estimate that there are 12,000 to 15,000 escalator accidents annually in the United States. According to a report by Safety Research Strategies, Inc., while there are substantially fewer escalators than elevators, escalator injuries occur 15 …

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Recent Gas Explosions are Taking Their Toll on Residents

In Catastrophy, Misc Topics, Other Injuries, Personal Injury, Uncategorized, Wrongful Death by John Tramontozzi

Gas Explosions Rock the Merrimack Valley Recently, our neighbors in Andover, North Andover, and Lawrence suffered extreme hardship. Over-pressured gas lines serviced by Columbia Gas Company burst. The burst lines caused mass fires and explosions. The result is at least 25 injuries, the death of a teenager, mass evacuations., and countless residents without gas service. Residents from these communities are …

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Tramontozzi Law Welcomes Neil O. Anderson

In Estate Planning, Misc Topics, Office Business, Personal Injury, Probate, Real Estate, Uncategorized by John Tramontozzi

Neil O. Anderson with his son also named Neil, who recently graduated from pre-school at the Rockland Montessori School. We are pleased to welcome Neil O. Anderson Esquire to our legal team. “Neil is a wonderful addition to our office. His background in community development and human services will be a true asset to my office, our community, and the …

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Water Accidents Personal Injury: Swimming Pools, Water Ski, and Tubing

In Misc Topics, Other Injuries, Personal Injury, Uncategorized, Wrongful Death by Emily Smith

Summer is on the horizon in Massachusetts, and you can feel the excitement as many people head to the coasts for water activities. The water is a fun place to beat the heat and stay cool in the summer. Pools, lakes, oceans, and their activities are usually thought of as a fun and relaxing experience. What we don’t typically think …