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Co-Ownership: Is this the best Choice for you? Tenancy in Common (part one)

In Estate Planning, Finances, Misc Topics, Prenuptial/Postnuptial Agreements, Uncategorized by John Tramontozzi

Co-Ownership: Is this the best Choice for you? (Part 1 of a 3 part series) When two or more parties have agreed to purchase a property together, they must decide how the title to the property will be held.  Determining how you will establish this title must be an informed decision.  This becomes especially important in the case of shared …

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What Type of Trust is Best for You

In disability, Estate Planning, Finances, Misc Topics by John Tramontozzi

  You have decided to consider creating a Trust.  Generally people decide on this course to help ensure financial stability to themselves and their loved ones. When you begin the process with your lawyer you will need to determine what kind of trust meets your needs. You as the creator of the Trust are the “settlor”, “Trust maker” or “Grantor”. …

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Thank You! Tramontozzi Law Voted Number One Law Office: Local and Regional

In Estate Planning, Misc Topics, Other Injuries, Personal Injury, Probate, Real Estate, Traffic Violations, Uncategorized, Work Related Injury by John Tramontozzi

  TRAMONTOZZI LAW  VOTED #1 LAW OFFICE – BEST LOCAL AND REGION Thank you! In the Spirit of Thanksgiving, attorney John Tramontozzi, his associate Neil Anderson, and the rest of the staff at Tramontozzi Law Offices would like to express our delight and appreciation by saying “Thank You!! “  Thank you for your business,  for taking the time and initiative …

Massachusetts Adopts Remote Notarization Law: Easing Real Estate and Estate Planning

In Estate Planning, Real Estate by John Tramontozzi

    Great news for Massachusetts residents needing to complete Estate Planning and   Real Estate  transactions while following social distancing guidelines. On April 27th, 2020, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed into law An Act Providing For Virtual Notarization To Address Challenges Related To COVID-19.   (durable powers of attorney and HIPPA authorizations will be able to be notarized and will be …

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Five Legal Documents to Consider When Setting Up an Estate Plan

In Assets, Estate Planning by John Tramontozzi

Written by Neil O. Anderson, Esq. of Tramontozzi Law Offices There are Five Primary Documents to Create when developing an Estate Plan: Power of attorney In the event you become disabled and can not make decisions for yourself, establishing a power of attorney allows another person the ability to make financial decisions for you. Health Care Proxy Similarly, if the …

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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 …

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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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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Why You Should Review Your Estate Plan Regularly

In Estate Planning, Uncategorized by Tramontozzi Law

There are many reasons why you should revise your estate plan periodically. Most recently, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (the act), which was signed into law on Dec. 22, 2017, made substantial changes to the Internal Revenue Code. The name may sound simple, however the changes are the most comprehensive in years. There are many complex changes …