I grew up in Massachusetts. My first job at age 15 was in a restaurant and I was a... more
I grew up in Massachusetts. My first job at age 15 was in a restaurant and I was a manager by the time I was 16. As a teenager I worked many hours and saved money to go to college. I obtained my undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts where I attended school full-time, worked full-time, and graduated summa cum laude in 1991. After college I worked in residences for the develop... view profile
"Estate" is the legal term used to define your property and money—basically, everything that belongs to you. Estate planning attorneys tell you different strategies you can use to transfer your belongings after you die. By planning your estate, you can maximize its value by minimizing taxes and eliminating court costs and interference. Estate planning attorneys also help you control and protect your estate during your lifetime, by writing documents that allow you to transfer property and money to children, charities, or others in a way you desire.