Estate Planning

Hutchins Law clients rely on us to provide legal planning and advice to ensure their assets are protected for future generations. Our estate planning services include the preparation of wills, trusts, powers of attorney, health care proxies, declarations of homestead and more.

“What?! Grandma Left Everything to Cousin Joe?!”

The death of a parent is difficult enough. But the pain of that loss is often magnified when suspicions arise or are confirmed that someone (often another family member) unduly influenced[1] the dying parent, and caused them to execute or alter estate planning documents in such a way as to generously benefit one person, potentially […]

Are Your Family’s Assets Safe?

Transferring a property’s title to a family member is a common method of protecting that property from creditors. Such transfers do not always guarantee, however, that creditors will be prevented from reaching it. A May 2013 Massachusetts Appeals Court case, Citizens Bank v. Coleman, specifies the criteria that a court will consider in determining whether […]

Katherine – Worcester, MA

I just wanted to say thank you very much for such a great job you did on our wills. We were both very impressed with your work. I would highly recommend you to any of my friends.

David and Nancy – Northborough, MA

… We have been most impressed by your quiet, thoughtful, honest, and clearly explained descriptions of how to best structure our wills. In particular, we had no idea how important it was to set up trusts to protect our estate for our kids’ benefit. … We are very comfortable now that should something happen to […]

Richard – Franklin, MA

Attorney Hutchins did a great job preparing needed estate planning documents for my brother. This was very important in enabling me to handle my brother’s health and financial circumstances.

Mark & Ann – West Boylston, MA

For the last several years Annie and I have known that we needed an updated will. For years I kept putting it off because I didn’t know anyone or had enough trust in anyone to move forward. Once Annie and I met you, it was an easy decision to have you draw up our Last […]

Roger & Jenny – Lunenburg, MA

We came to Hutchins Law to have our (long overdue) will completed. The process was much easier than we expected.  Attorney Hutchins was friendly, knowledgeable and attentive to our desires. We were very pleased with the final result. It was an impressive, professional and user-friendly document. We will definitely use Hutchins Law for any future […]