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The Heritage Law Center was founded by attorney Matthew Karr to provide Massachusetts residents with a personal, family-first approach to the law.  His practice focuses on estate planning (including wills and trusts), elder law and long-term care planning (Medicaid), MassHealth applications for long-term care (Medicaid applications), MassHealth fair hearings (appeals on Medicaid denials) and probate.  Matthew prides himself on providing private clients with compassionate care and straight forward solutions to their concerns, and believes that each engagement is an opportunity to develop lifelong relationships with his clients, who he provides with unparalleled service and access.



Practice areas


  1. Elder Law: 32%
  2. Estate Planning: 32%
  3. Probate: 31%
  4. Medicaid & Medicare: 5%



Hourly ($150-250/hour), Fixed (always), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Joseph Lamy

    Following a complex personal injury settlement I turned to Matt Karr to create the trust and protect my clients current and future financial status. He was very professional and did an excellent job.


    Joseph Lamy Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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    Attorney Karr is a knowledgeable and reliable estate planning lawyer. As a fellow attorney, I value his legal insight and trust his expertise.


    Courtney Ross Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

The Heritage Law Center

400 Trade Center Drive
Suite 5900
Woburn, MA, 01801


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney / PrincipalThe Heritage Law Center2010 - Present
AttorneyBeliveau Law Group, LLC2009 - 2011
AttorneyBrown Rudnick, LLP2008 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
Essex County Estate Planning CouncilMember2013 - Present
National Association of Elder Law Attorneys (Massachusetts chapter)Steering Committee Member2012 - Present
Trusts and Estates ConsortiumMember2012 - Present
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
The Heritage Law CenterMassachusetts Estate Planning 1012011
The Heritage Law CenterYou Guide to Massachusetts Probate2011
The Heritage Law CenterA Guide to Medicaid in Massachusetts2011
The Heritage Law CenterMA Estate Planning & Elder Law2010
The Heritage Law CenterMassHealth Law Guide2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Hofstra UniversityJournalismBA - Bachelor of Arts2004
Boston College Law SchoolLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Estate Planning StrategiesMassHealth Assest ProtectionN/A
Estate Planning in MassachusettsEstate Planning in MassachusettsN/A