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Title Insurance, Title Search, and Title Defects

In Estate Planning, Other Injuries, Real Estate, Uncategorized by John Tramontozzi

THE IMPORTANCE OF HAVING TITLE INSURANCE When purchasing a home , especially in the current market, there is a tremendous push to make decisions quickly. It is an exciting but stressful tine and it is critical that you  have informed expert advisors and resources. Buying a home  is an expensive but an exciting time. Below you will learn about Melrose …

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Co-ownership-Is this the Best Option for you? Tenancy by Entirety  (Part 3 of Series)

In Estate Planning, Misc Topics, Real Estate by John Tramontozzi

In the third and final part of our series on Co-Ownership options we address Tenancy by Entirety Tenancy by Entirety is the legal term for a form of Co-ownership that is reserved only for married couples in Massachusetts and certain other states. The designation “Tenancy by Entirety” essentially permits spouses to jointly own property as a single legal entity. Therefore each …

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Co-ownership-Is this the Best Option for you? Joint Tenancy  (part 2 of series)

In Assets, Estate Planning, Misc Topics, Probate, Uncategorized by John Tramontozzi

How to Take Ownership of Massachusetts Property: Joint Tenancy  Joint tenancy is a potential co-ownership configuration to consider when taking ownership of property in Massachusetts and elsewhere in the US.  Part two of our three part series on home ownership/tenancy configuration will examine the joint tenancy option. When two or more parties have agreed to purchase a property together, they …

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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 …