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The New Uniform Probate Code | A Cape Cod Probate Attorney Assessment Pt. 1
Posted on 13 Jan 2012 by Tim J. McNamara

The new set of laws, scheduled for adoption by Massachusetts starting April 1, 2012 (pushed back from Jan 2), are known as the Uniform Probate Code (or "MAUPC" or "UPC"). They are designed to clarify the law and to incorporate... Read More

Creation, Execution And Revocation Of Massachusetts Health Care Proxies
Posted on 23 Jul 2015 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

By John Dugan Massachusetts law provides for the execution, administration and governance of health care proxies. A health care proxy is a written instrument signed by a competent adult appointing another competent adult to make health care decisions... Read More

The New Uniform Probate Code | A Cape Cod Probate Attorney Assessment Pt 2
Posted on 18 Jan 2012 by Tim J. McNamara

As we noted in our Part 1 assessment of the new Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code (a.k.a. "MAUPC"), the legislation has been delayed yet again by the Massachusetts Legislature, this time until April 1 of 2012. Still, there has been no... Read More