Since 1996, the law offices of Brian E. Barreira have provided legal services to individuals, married couples, senior citizens, business owners, disabled persons and their families in the areas of estate planning, long-term care planning (includin...
Practice areas & skills: Probate, Estate Planning, Trusts, Guardianship, Medicaid & Medicare
Estate planning for individuals and small business owners; probate and estate administration; premarital agreements; small business services and representing buyers and sellers of real estate. Serving Plymouth, Barnstable and Norfolk Counties.
Practice areas & skills: Probate, Estate Planning, Business, Real Estate, Marriage & Prenuptials
Steve was born and raised in Kingston, MA and graduated from Kingston's Silver Lake High School in 1969 where he served as Class President and President of the National Honor Society. Steven then attended Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania where h...
Practice areas & skills: Real Estate, Personal Injury, Divorce & Separation, Business, Estate Planning
Review: “Attorney Norton represented me recently where the DOR was seeking money from me for child support. The DOR representative initially wanted an amount I could not afford by any means, but by the time we left the courthous...
Practice areas & skills: Family, Criminal Defense, Estate Planning
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Probate is the legal process used to carry out a person's will after their death; a probate attorney advises you on how to perform the steps in the process. In general, once you have identified and collected the dead person's belongings, including their money, property, and other assets, you pay the person's debts and taxes. Once all debts have been paid, you distribute their money and property according to the language of the will. If there is no will, the laws of the state where the dead person lived control how the property is distributed. A probate attorney helps you plan what happens to your property when you die, as they can probate wills and act as your probate court estate representative. A probate attorney also represents family members and beneficiaries wishing to challenge wills.