Child Custody and Grandparent Visitation
Child support – Collection Advocacy and Collection Defense
Complaints for Modifying Prior Court Judgments
Complaints for Contempt – Either Prosecution or Defense
Health Care Proxies
HIPAA Authorization and Release
Durable Power of Attorney
Informal Probate of Estates
Formal Probate of Estates
Living Wills and Advance Directives
At the Law Office of Craig M. Higgins we are knowledgeable in the realm of Trusts and Estates, concentrating on Estate Planning, Elder Law, and Trust & Estate Administration. We service clients with needs ranging from simple Wills to sophisticated, cutting-edge planning strategies designed to minimize taxes and preserve assets for the next generation. The above list is some of the planning tools that we use to achieve each clients goals in the most tax-effective as well as cost-effective manner. These tools will ensure your assets remain protected for your future generations and will tailor the estate planning to your exact situations. A former employee of the MassHealth Estate Recovery Unit, I am versed on the various ways that estates become susceptible to takings that are often times unsuspected. With this experience in your corner, we will find a plan that best works to preserve your assets for future generations.
A divorce is never an easy situation, and when you are facing the realities of divorce, you need the right help. From the divorce itself to planning for support and asset division, you will want a zealous legal professional to help you avoid mistakes and protect your future. I understand the importance of maintaining a strong relationship with your children and provide services of a diligent, knowledgeable and compassionate divorce attorney. We will maintain contact with you throughout the representation to ensure you don't feel alone in your matter and will ensure an advocate is by your side every step of the way. With the help of divorce attorney Higgins you can enter the process ahead with confidence, clear thinking knowing you are in good hands. At the outset, I will sit down with you and see what is the most important thing you are seeking through my representation and will begin to work on a path to ensure you get there. I pride myself on ensuring that what is important to you is being directly pursued by me every step of the way. I am dedicated to protecting your rights and ensuring a formidable resolution to your particular situation.
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