Elder and Estate Law Blog

Seminar: When & How to Decant Trusts

Decanting is the act of pouring assets from one trust to another, leaving behind the unwanted terms of the original trust. Decanting is a powerful tool, but should only be done after careful consideration.

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How to Terminate a Trust Seminar

Do you have a loved on residing in a nursing home or assisted living residence during the COVID-19 crisis? Are you unsure what you should do to keep your loved one safe?

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Nursing Home Questions

Do you have a loved on residing in a nursing home or assisted living residence during the COVID-19 crisis? Are you unsure what you should do to keep your loved one safe?

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Virtual Notarization Law Announcement

We are excited to inform you that yesterday, April 27, 2020, Governor Baker signed Bill S.2645. This Bill entitled, “An Act Providing for Virtual Notarization to Address Challenges Related to COVID-19”, allows for the virtual notarization and witnessing of estate planning documents via video conferencing until the State of Emergency has ended.

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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FROM MADGE & JOHNSON, PC

As of Wednesday, March 25, 2020, our physical office located in Westford will be closed and our staff will be working remotely due to the Corona Virus and Governor Baker’s “stay at home” order. During this time we will still be meeting with clients virtually via videoconferencing and teleconferencing.

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A Message About Corona Virus

We at Madge & Johnson, P.C. understand the anxiety and hardships that the current coronavirus outbreak is causing to everyone in our community. As estate planning and elder law attorneys, our practice is dedicated to serving our most vulnerable citizens, including seniors, those who are ill, disabled, experiencing mental health challenges and children with special needs.

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New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s ResolutionsAnother year has passed us by and another list of New Year’s resolutions has come and gone. We all know that life can get hectic and before you know it all of your good intentions for the New Year can slip away. Why is getting a Will done so...

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What You Need to Know About Medicaid

What you need to know about Medicaid Eligibility Requirements and How to ApplyThe prospect of long-term care in a nursing home is one of the most difficult and unpleasant experiences facing elders and their families, creating great stress and feelings of anxiety and...

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Basic Estate Planning Documents

Basic Estate Planning Documents Durable Power of Attorney It has always been possible to sign a Power of Attorney. It would allow an individual to authorize someone else to manage their affairs. However, the power became void if the grantor of the power either died or...

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