Higgins Law Office

Services Offered

Estate Planning

  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Special needs planning
  • Real estate deeds
  • Declarations of Homestead
  • Durable Powers of Attorney
  • Healthcare Proxies/ Living Wills
  • HIPAA Releases

Estate Administration

  • Obtaining appointment of Executor/Administrator
  • Collecting estate assets
  • Filing of all documents including estate accounts with the Probate Court
  • Distributing assets to beneficiaries based on the terms of the decedent's Will, if applicable, or based on the Massachusetts Intestate Statute
  • Obtaining appointment of trustees for any Testamentary Trusts

Family Law

  • Premarital agreements
  • Child custody and visitation
  • Paternity
  • Contested divorce
  • Uncontested divorce
  • Spousal support/alimony
  • Spousal support modification
  • Property distribution
  • Child support
  • Child support modification
  • 209A abuse prevention orders ("restraining orders")
  • GLBT family law

Family Formation

  • Adoption
  • Second Parent Adoption/Step Parent Adoption
  • Sperm Donor Agreements
  • Egg Donor Agreements
  • Surrogacy Agreements
  • GLBT family formation

*This is not an exhaustive list of our services.  If you have a legal matter that you need help with please contact our office and we may be able to assist you.