Spousal Disinheritance

Help, My Spouse Disinherited Me!

hether 2We previously discussed how Massachusetts protects a surviving spouse from disinheritance through a statutory elective share of the Estate.  But what if a surviving spouse’s statutory elective share is very small due to the family composition?  There are a few …

My Marriage Turned Rocky . . . Can I Disinherit My Spouse?

patricia 2After being married to your spouse for over twenty-five years, things have become a bit rocky in your relationship.  You and your spouse have two adult children and have decided, at least for now, to remain married.  However, you have …

Continuing to focus on one broad topic each month, our posts in April will examine the topic of spousal disinheritance.  We will discuss this topic from several different angles, including circumstances in which it could be an agreed-upon disinheritance through …