Estate Planning Secure a Protected Future

Our mission is to provide each client with an estate plan that will protect you, your children and grandchildren.

Massachusetts Estate Planning Lawyers



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Do you often worry about what will happen to your loved ones or small business in the event that you become incapacitated or pass away? With the help of our estate planning attorneys at the Law Office of Frederick N. Pellegrini, you can rest assured that your assets, loved ones, and business will be protected.

For more than 25 years, we have assisted Norfolk County residents and small business owners create comprehensive, personalized estate plans that meet their wishes and requirements.

  • What Is an Estate Plan?

    An estate plan includes various documents that can protect you, your assets, and your loved ones. Depending on your wishes and requests, one of our Dedham estate planning attorneys can help you fund or retitle assets into trusts, create a will, establish a healthcare proxy, etc. By creating an estate plan, your assets can transfer to specific family members upon your death, ensuring that they and your assets are protected. If you have certain documents included in your estate plan, such as a healthcare proxy, someone you appoint can make healthcare-related decisions on your behalf in the event you become incapacitated.

  • What is Probate?

    Probate is the process of transferring specific items to heirs upon an individual's death. Certain items are subject to probate; if a comprehensive estate plan was not created prior to a loved one's death, family members may have to undergo the probate process. Properties often subject to probate include money, real estate, stock shares, valuable personal property, etc.

  • Can Probate Be Avoided?

    If a comprehensive estate plan is created, yes, probate can be avoided. At the Law Office of Frederick N. Pellegrini, we are firm believers in trusts and can help clients fund or retitle assets into trusts. From bank accounts to life insurance policies, we can transfer your items into specific types of trusts-therefore helping your loved ones avoid the probate process.

  • What Is a Trust?

    A trust is a legal agreement that allows a third party (called a trustee) to hold certain assets on behalf of a beneficiary or beneficiaries. Depending on the trust you wish to create, you can either have complete or absolutely no access to your trust. Certain types of trusts cannot be counted toward probate, so fewer taxes may be due upon your death and your beneficiaries can receive items in the trust faster.

Ready to Get Started? What Does Estate Planning Include?

What Does Estate Planning Include?

  • Wills
  • Healthcare Proxies
  • Power of Attorney
  • Trusts

We encourage all clients to create trusts, as they can help protect their assets from potential creditors' threats, lawsuits, and estate taxes. Since our firm's establishment, we have assisted clients fund or retitle various assets, such as bank accounts, investments, and life insurance policies, into trusts.

Many attorneys do not do this, which means many estate plans have the possibility of failing-causing assets to be forced to pass through probate. From small business owners to new families, our Dedham estate planning lawyers can help protect you, your assets, your loved ones, and your business.

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We focus on estate planning and strive to ensure our clients receive the best estate planning tools possible. Our team also counsels every client, so they can make educated decisions regarding their futures. To update or create an estate plan, do not hesitate to contact our estate planning attorneys!

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