Butterall Law Firm, LLC Hanover, Massachusetts

Estate & Elder Law

Asset Preservation & Estate Planning

elder law It has been said that, failure to plan is a plan for failure. Preserving and protecting the assets you have accumulated, now and into the future, is a complicated and often contradictory process. Butterall Law Firm, LLC brings over 20 years of skill, experience, and knowledge to your individual situation so that a customized plan may be put into place to meet you unique goals.

Estate Planning

We provide each and every client with understandable information and careful guidance so that our clients achieve their goals. Such issues as blended families, late-in-life marriages, and business successions are handled with knowledge, sensitivity, and care. We assist each person to achieve the best and most practical balance between competing issues such as:

  • Trusts
  • Wills
  • Re-position assets
  • Asset protection
  • Avoid probate proceedings
  • Avoid or minimize federal and state Estate taxes
  • Liability protection
  • Long-term care options
  • Long term care costs

Elder Law

Butterall Law Firm, LLC assists clients using their extensive knowledge and practical skills when assisting clients who are making life style choices. Most often the client is one parent or sometimes both parents. Entire families are required to make decisions that impact family member's income, assets, health, and well-being. Butterall Law Firm, LLC guides their clients through the regulatory maze of federal and state care-providing agencies. The law firm has extensive knowledge and skill in:

  • Assisted living
  • Continuing care community contracts
  • MassHealth regulations
  • Medicaid eligibility
  • Durable Power of Attorney
  • Health Care Proxy
  • Life Estate planning
  • Gifting methods

"I look to Joanne Butterall to protect my legal interest with sound legal advice and personal sensitivity. Her knowledge and experience guided me through my estate plan, sale of my home, and new living arrangements. I would go nowhere else for my legal needs."

Alice Nugent
Linden Ponds

Probate Administration

When a loved one passes away, the distribution of assets and family dynamics can be stressful. Retain the services of a knowledgeable lawyer to help you through this highly detailed process. We develop strategic solutions to these highly sensitive family issues.

Family Law

We understand family issues can be complex. At the Butterall Law Firm, LLC, we provide assistance in a sensitive manner with many family issues including: adoption, business successions, guardianships and divorce. We will help you determine the best approach for your situation, applying our skills in negotiation and mediation, if appropriate. Should alternative dispute resolution techniques not be in your best interest, we will advocate for you during litigation to ensure that you receive the protection you deserve.

At the Butterall Law Firm, LLC, we recognize that each client is important to our success. We strive to keep the client as out principal focus and aim to provide each with a personalized experience, knowledgeable solutions, and reasonable fees. For legal assistance, please contact the Butterall Law Firm, LLC. Our office is located in the The Jacobs House at Assinippi Corner, and we are open Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm. Evening appointments available upon request.

Butterall Law Firm, LLC
The Jacobs House at Assinippi Corner
2048 Washington Street
Suite 2
Hanover, MA 02339logo
Phone: (781) 681-7000
Fax: (781) 792-2906
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The Butterall Law Firm LLC represents clients in Massachusetts towns of Hanover, Norwell, Rockland, Hingham, Weymouth, Marshfield, Pembroke, Scituate, Duxbury, Plymouth and in the cities of Braintree and Weymouth. This includes Plymouth County, Norfolk County, Middlesex County, Barnstable County and Bristol County on the South Shore.

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