Salem Massachusetts Estate Planning Law Blog

Estate Administration And The Fiduciary Duty

On its face, estate administration seems rather simple. After all, it is merely the process of handling an estate, ensuring that assets and debts are handled in accordance with estate planning documents and in compliance with the law. Yet, oftentimes disputes arise between estate administrators and beneficiaries. These disagreements can lead to probate litigation.

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Courts to Begin Gradual Reopening

Last week, the Supreme Judicial Court issued its third updated order on court proceedings during the COVID-19 emergency. At long last, courts will begin a gradual reopening process to the public, with more in-person hearings being scheduled after July 13, 2020. The...

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