Taking Control of Your Future: A Legal Checkup

Date: May 18, 2011 10:00AM

Location:

South Hadley Council on Aging

Details:

We'll take a comprehensive look at the main topics of Elder Law and estate planning. The program will start with the basics of estate planning, including the essential estate planning documents such as wills, health care proxies, powers of attorney, and declarations of homestead.

We will also cover Medicaid rules and regulations in Massachusetts and how to best protect your assets within the framework of the laws. Finally, the probate process will be demystified and the fundamentals of the Massachusetts and federal estate tax systems will be explained.