What we do
We provide estate planning law services to Boston area residents in a manner dedicated to 'plain English' and to strong knowledge in this field of law.
Some Massachusetts law firms claim to help you with all your legal needs, no matter what they are. But not us.
For 27 years, I’ve focused on one legal area: wills and trusts. I want to know this subject well. And not try to master all several different legal areas.
You can turn to us for help with estate planning, including:
In Plain English
I offer all these services with a “plain English” approach to discussion and written documents. I seek to bring clarity, thoughtfulness, and simple explanations to my work.
I want you—and your beneficiaries—to understand your will and trust. And I don’t want you not to read the documents because you find them boring or hard to understand!
Legal drafting is a technical subject, and it has to be precise. I try to use writing that is more understandable.
Keep in mind that Massachusetts has an estate tax, so some documents need tax provisions.
But apart from these tax provisions, I work to eliminate many needless words that make reading legal documents difficult and even nearly impossible to comprehend. To be honest, I don't always succeed. But I have this attitude.
My major considerations include:
Also, I want to format our documents by:
MA Wills and Trusts:
The only law we practice, in plain English
781/863-8606 • email: joel@JBernsteinlaw.com