Top 5 Estate Planning Lawyers in Boston
By Stacy Zeiger
, last updated January 9, 2012
If you live in Boston, you want to seek out one of the top estate planning lawyers to help provide for your family. An estate planning lawyer works with you to make sure your assets are safe and provide for your family in the event of your death. The top five estate planning lawyers in Boston have experience working with clients of different means and will help you find the best way to take care of your loved ones.
Cushing & Dolan
Cushing & Dolan offers seven different locations throughout Massachusetts, including multiple offices in the Boston area. All attorneys in the firm are skilled in the area of tax law and estate planning. You will find help with preparing a will, protecting your assets and creating trusts. Attorneys will also help with navigating tax laws when it comes to purchasing IRAs, gifting your assets and minimizing the tax burden your loved ones with face when accessing your estate. Leo Cushing, one of the firm’s founding members, regularly gives talks in the area of estate planning and has been named one of Boston’s Super Lawyers.
Gosselin Law focuses on the areas of estate planning, probate law and elder law. The firm offers five offices throughout Massachusetts. With Gosselin Law, you will find attorneys focused on developing long-term relationships and providing clients with personalized attention. The namesake of the firm, John T. Gosselin, has been featured as a legal consultant with multiple television news shows and in publications such as The Boston Globe.
Nicosia & Associates
Nicosia & Associates handles multiple areas of law, include estate planning. The firm focuses on helping clients navigate the tax issues involved with estate planning and has experience managing high-value estates to help reduce the amount of taxes loved ones will face. In addition, the firm will help with basic estate planning services, such as creating wills and setting up trusts. Consultations with the firm are free and the firm has offices throughout Massachusetts, including in the Boston area, to meet your needs.
Hemenway & Barnes
Hemenway & Barnes offers a unique approach to estate planning by providing trustees, advisors and attorneys to help with all of your estate planning needs. The firm seeks to provide a 360 degree view of all estate planning options to help you make the best decisions regarding your estate. One of the firm’s partners, Nancy Dempze has been recognized as a Super Lawyer in the Boston area. Serving as a trustee with the firm, Dempze has expertise in developing gifting strategies and wealth transfer strategies.
Law Offices of Lungo-Koehn & Collins
The law offices of Lungo-Koehn & Collins provides estate planning services to individuals in the Boston area. Part of the firm’s focus is offering affordable wills and estate planning services to individuals at all income levels. Consultations with the firm are free and both of its attorneys will work with you to develop the ideal estate plan for your family. In addition to estate planning services, the firm also specializes in helping individuals navigate financial issues, including filing for bankruptcy.