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Family Lawyers Serving Natick

estate planning attorney for LGBTQ community in Natick MAAt DangerLaw LLC, founded by Attorney Deborah Danger, we work with our clients to protect their wishes and care for their families. Whether it’s customized Estate Planning (wills, trusts, health care proxy etc.) or Family Law (prenuptials, divorce, custody and support issues), our Natick clients rely on us to help them navigate these challenging life situations.

DangerLaw is a law firm specializing in affairs of the heart. You can rely on us to make the process comfortable and productive. With our warm, collaborative spirit and professional approach, we deliver timely results, while ensuring:

  • Solid legal guidance grounded in years of experience and practical wisdom.
  • A true partnership that considers your needs, first.
  • A creative and thoughtful process that makes it easier to talk about difficult subjects.
  • Competitive fees.
  • Convenient client meeting times. Anytime that’s convenient for you is convenient for us.
  • Responsiveness and timeliness. Emails and phone calls are answered quickly, and all documents are finalized on a timely basis.

Whether You Need Help with Estate Planning, Family Law or Probate Litigation, We Can Help

We often see the best people at the hardest moments of their lives. As a result, we plan for the unexpected so that we can help protect your and your family’s assets. We support you to put your family first. We work hard to make sure your children experience an optimal transition with as little stress as possible during challenging times. And we help put your mind at ease during the major changes elderly family members go through as they age.

Family Law Services Offered to Our Natick Clients

  • Division of Property
  • Wills
  • LGBTQ Planning
  • Litigation
  • Trusts
  • Durable Powers of Attorney
  • Collaborative Law
  • Family Law
  • Prenuptial
  • Estate Planning
  • HIPAA Releases
  • Custody
  • Mediation
  • Probate Litigation
  • Guardianship
  • Divorce
  • Special-Needs Trusts
  • Caregiving Issues
  • Asset Protection
  • Health Care Proxies
  • Divorce Alternatives
  • Divorce Bootcamp
  • Support Issues

Please feel free to contact us for a complimentary consultation with one of our attorneys to discuss your needs.

More About Our Services for Natick Residents

Discover The Services An Estate Planning And Family Law Firm Offers

It is common for many families to think if they are not rich they do not need to do any estate planning. This is almost always a mistake. Planning the estate is very useful for many everyday families every bit as much as for wealthier ones. Without planning you will leave the things you have for the state to decide how it is allocated. In almost all situations where the state is left in charge, the remaining family experiences a great discomfort in the process.

Power Of Attorney

Most family law and estate planning firms will be able to help you establish P.O.A. There is the general power of attorney and a medical p.o.a. The first will allow the one designated to have full control over the estate if you are incapacitated. The second means the designated person is in charge of making medical decisions on your behalf.

Both of these are important to have in place should something happen and you are alive but unable to make competent decisions for yourself. Part of your medical proxy can be written decisions expressing how you want things handled should you be on life support, etc. As you can see these are all important things that any family should seriously consider and have legal directives in place so the family member has things done the way they want.

Setting Up A Trust

This is another thing many families simply do not understand and so they often think it is something only for the very wealthy. Certainly, wealthy people need trust and other estate planning but so do average families.

There are many different trusts one might make use of. There are trust just for real estate. So if you have a home that is paid for, protecting it inside of a trust means that others cannot attach leans or in other ways claim a right to part of its value.

An insurance trust is another type that is often very useful for many families. Even middle-class families might have a fairly substantial life insurance policy they set up to protect and support the family when the main income earner passes. But arguments between beneficiaries, creditor claims, and many other issues can in some cases either tie up those funds or worse, someone might get part of it who was not intended to.

Having this type of trust means that the policy payout will be handled by the trustee and it will be appropriately invested and paid out to any named beneficiary as the trust was set up to do.

Wills

Most people know they should have a will, but surprisingly many go to their grave without setting one up. It is possible for your attorney to set up a will without discussing it with others if that is a concern. Of course, in most situations, it is common for family members to be aware of the will and its contents. Having a will can often stop the estate from going through a costly and time-consuming probate process with the court.

As you can see these are important issues all families should deal with. Contacting the right Family Law Office to help is the best choice. Once you have an estate plan in place you and your family can relax knowing it is taken care of.

Areas Served

Auburndale, Chestnut Hill, Newton Centre, Newton Corner, Newton Highlands, Newton Lower Falls, Boston, Waban, West Newton, Newton, Brookline, Needham, Watertown, Wellesley, Weston, Natick, Somerville, Wayland, Cambridge, Jamaica Plain, West Roxbury, Roslindale, Framingham, Belmont, Newton Upper Falls, Newtonville, Nonantum, Oak Hill, Thompsonville, Needham Heights

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Family Lawyers Serving Wellesley

female divorce attorney in Wellesley MAAt DangerLaw LLC, founded by Attorney Deborah Danger, we work with our clients to protect their wishes and care for their families. Whether it’s customized Estate Planning (wills, trusts, health care proxy etc.) or Family Law (prenuptials, divorce, custody and support issues), our Wellesley clients rely on us to help them navigate these challenging life situations.

DangerLaw is a law firm specializing in affairs of the heart. You can rely on us to make the process comfortable and productive. With our warm, collaborative spirit and professional approach, we deliver timely results, while ensuring:

  • Solid legal guidance grounded in years of experience and practical wisdom.
  • A true partnership that considers your needs, first.
  • A creative and thoughtful process that makes it easier to talk about difficult subjects.
  • Competitive fees.
  • Convenient client meeting times. Anytime that’s convenient for you is convenient for us.
  • Responsiveness and timeliness. Emails and phone calls are answered quickly, and all documents are finalized on a timely basis.

Whether You Need Help with Estate Planning, Family Law or Probate Litigation, We Can Help

We often see the best people at the hardest moments of their lives. As a result, we plan for the unexpected so that we can help protect your and your family’s assets. We support you to put your family first. We work hard to make sure your children experience an optimal transition with as little stress as possible during challenging times. And we help put your mind at ease during the major changes elderly family members go through as they age.

Family Law Services Offered to Our Wellesley Clients

  • Guardianship
  • Division of Property
  • LGBTQ Planning
  • Durable Powers of Attorney
  • Prenuptial
  • Special-Needs Trusts
  • Health Care Proxies
  • Collaborative Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Mediation
  • Caregiving Issues
  • Litigation
  • HIPAA Releases
  • Divorce
  • Asset Protection
  • Family Law
  • Wills
  • Divorce Bootcamp
  • Custody
  • Probate Litigation
  • Support Issues
  • Trusts
  • Divorce Alternatives

Please feel free to contact us for a complimentary consultation with one of our attorneys to discuss your needs.

More About Our Services for Wellesley Residents

Wellesley is probably best known for Wellesley College, but there’s far more to it than that. Bruce’s first stop is always at Wellesley Books on Central Street where he can get a treat before hiking at Centennial Reservation. Don’t go through town without stopping by The Linden Store for awesome sandwiches or Wasik’s Cheese Shop. But the best known “secret” in Wellesley is commonly known as the Dump, and formally, the Recycling and Disposal facility, where many a resident has found something to take home at the give-and-take section. If you don’t live here, make friends with someone who does, and make a trip by the Dump. You’ll be glad you did. Finally, as with Newton, Needham, and Brookline, if you’re a fan of the Boston Marathon, Wellesley is on the route. Wellesley is oh so fabulous and worth checking out.

We Specialize In Estate Planning And Family Law

When it comes to estate planning it is all about allowing our clients to have the piece of mind that should something happen, there are protections and instructions to ensure the client their wishes will be carried out.

It is tempting to delay having these matters taken care of. We often tell ourselves there is time, we are in good health and so on. But injuries and illnesses can come unexpectantly and often it is then too late to do all you can to protect yourself, your family and your assets.

This can be easily prevented however, by simply taking the time to work with an experienced law firm that can help put a legal strategy in place that will protect all of your personal and business assets along with designating someone you trust as a Power of Attorney, and even specific instructions on how and why you want certain things carried out in the event of your incapacitation or death.

While thinking of our own death or incapacitation may not be something we want to think about, the satisfaction of knowing we have the legal documentation and strategy in place that ensures our wishes are carried out, is worth it.

A complete legal strategy can include things like deeds, the designation of beneficiaries, who will succeed you in your business, retirement planning, financial and medical power of attorney, Limited Partnerships and LLC’s, establishing guardians for children and even pets, probate issues, revocable living trust, contested wills, other contested and uncontested issues, a Trust Administration for a special needs family member, health care directives and others.

There are many aspects of estate planning that might not come to your mind, but will be brought to your attention by a good law firm.

If you suddenly fall ill and are in need of long-term nursing care, does it mean that your entire estate will vanish paying for the exorbitant cost? If you fail to plan prior to the event, this is a real concern. But there are many legal strategies that can be put in place to ensure that the majority of your estate is left intact.

If you become incapacitated, is it possible that a business partner might make decisions that are not in your best interest or that of your family? It is certainly possible. But this can be greatly remedied by having the right legal strategy and documentation in place so that your wishes are carried out and your partner is bound by those documents.

What will happen to your under-aged children or a special needs child in the event of your incapacitation or death? There are many possibilities if you have not set up a legal designation for their guardianship and financial care. But by putting the legal documentation in place, you protect your family and ensure they are cared for by the person you choose and that they get the financial care they need from your estate.

Don’t delay, get an estate plan in place today.

Areas Served

Auburndale, Chestnut Hill, Newton Centre, Newton Corner, Newton Highlands, Newton Lower Falls, Boston, Waban, West Newton, Newton, Brookline, Needham, Watertown, Wellesley, Weston, Natick, Somerville, Wayland, Cambridge, Jamaica Plain, West Roxbury, Roslindale, Framingham, Belmont, Newton Upper Falls, Newtonville, Nonantum, Oak Hill, Thompsonville, Needham Heights

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