Belmont Trusts Attorneys — 64 found

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  1. Belmont Trusts Attorney Tamara Lauterbach Sturges

    Tamara Sturges

    Tamara Lauterbach Sturges heads the firm’s estate planning and probate and estate administration practices. She works with clients to accomplish their estate planning goals, and she... more
    Licensed for 5 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.4

  2. Belmont Trusts Attorney Donald N Freedman

    Donald Freedman

    On the practice of Elder and Disability Law - "Our clients often come to us feeling overwhelmed by their concerns, whether about impoverishing themselves in paying for a spouse's... more
    Licensed for 43 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
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    10.0

  3. Belmont Trusts Attorney Kristin Wildman Shirahama

    Kristin Shirahama

    Newton, MA Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 12 years
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    10.0

  4. Belmont Trusts Attorney Susan H Levin

    Susan Levin

    Newton, MA Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 36 years
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    10.0

  5. Belmont Trusts Attorney Rebecca Benson

    Rebecca Benson

    Rebecca J. Benson is Of Counsel to Margolis Bloom, LLP. Since 1991, her practice has been focused on long-term care planning, estate planning for beneficiaries with special needs, and... more
    Licensed for 29 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
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    9.4

  6. Belmont Trusts Attorney Mark Michael Christopher

    Mark Christopher

    Client Review: Mark Christopher has represented me for a number of years now. Throughout this time he has manif...
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    Licensed for 30 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.4

  7. Belmont Trusts Attorney Brian J. Connell

    Brian Connell

    Medford, MA Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 34 years
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    6.6

  8. Belmont Trusts Attorney Joel A Bernstein

    Joel Bernstein

    Client Review: Joel was extremely helpful in helping my husband and I with our estate planning. He was incredibl...
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    Licensed for 29 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.7

  9. Belmont Trusts Attorney Neal A. Winston

    Neal Winston

    Neal A. Winston is the principal of Winston Law Group, LLC. He specializes in special needs, public benefits and disability law. Mr. Winston has been practicing public benefits law for... more
    Licensed for 37 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.3

  10. Belmont Trusts Attorney Paul Thomas Kearns

    Paul Kearns

    Cambridge, MA Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 26 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.5

Trusts

A trust is an arrangement whereby someone owns and manages money or property for another person's benefit. Like a guardianship, a trustee has decision-making authority over the trust property, but no court is involved in the trustee's action–the person who creates the trust defines the scope of the trustee's power. There are many different trust types, including probate trusts, income trusts, spendthrift trusts, and educational trusts. For example, a living trust allows you to manage your property while you are alive and to direct who will manage it if you become incapable of doing so. In essence, you choose your own “guardian” in advance and avoid having the court do it for you. A trust attorney reviews the many reasons for establishing a trust with you, and can ensure your trust will be legally valid.