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Introducing: The Smiths & Alexanders

Welcome back to Beyond the Will, where we are excited to introduce you to the Smiths and the Alexanders, made-up people with a wild accumulation of fictional (but factual) circumstances that raise all kinds of probate and fiduciary litigation issues. …

A Family History of the Smiths & Alexanders

Welcome to the story of the Smiths and the Alexanders — made-up people with a wild accumulation of fictional (but factual) circumstances that raise all kinds of probate and fiduciary litigation issues. What potential problems do you spot here? What …

Welcome back to Beyond the Will! We hope you’ve been enjoying our posts as much as we’ve enjoyed creating them since launching the blog just a few months ago. We’re going to change things up a bit starting this month, …

Where Do I File My Probate or Trust Litigation Case?

There are three trial courts in Massachusetts that have jurisdiction to hear probate or trust litigation cases:  the Probate and Family Court, the Fiduciary Litigation Session of the Probate and Family Court, and the Superior Court.

Probate and Family Court