Given the highly personal and important nature of estate planning, the prospect of selecting an attorney to assist you with the creation of your plan may be a bit daunting. At DeBruyckere Law Offices we understand how important your estate plan is to you as well as how difficult it can be to try and choose the right attorney to help you with your plan. Our goal is to create a lifelong relationship with our Woburn, Massachusetts clients so that they feel comfortable and confident about the estate plan we create together. If you need to create or update your estate pan, we would be honored to be chosen to assist you, both now and in the years to come.
The History of Woburn, Massachusetts
Like many towns in New England, experts believe that the area now known as Woburn, Massachusetts was inhabited by indigenous tribes of Indians for several thousand year prior to the arrival of the Europeans during the early part of the 17th century. Woburn was officially incorporated in 1642. At that time, the area included the present day towns of Woburn, Winchester, Burlington, and parts of Stoneham and Wilmington. As was the custom at the time, Woburn was named after its sister city of Woburn, Bedfordshire back in England.
Woburn, Massachusetts Today
Located in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, Woburn has long been considered a bedroom community for its much larger neighbor just nine miles to the south, Boston. As of the 2010 Census, Woburn was home to just under 40,000 full-time residents. Both residents and visitors alike enjoy the small-town feel Woburn offers with the amenities of the “big city” just a short car ride away. Given the city’s long history, it should come as no surprise that there are several historical places and buildings within the city that may are listed on the National Register of Historic Places, including the “1790 House,” the Baldwin House, and the Benjamin Thompson House along with the First Congregational Church.
DeBruyckere Law Offices in the Woburn Community
The attorneys and staff at DeBruyckere Law Offices are proud to be part of the Woburn, Massachusetts community. To us, our clients are much more than just clients – they are our neighbors, little league coaches, teachers, friends, and even family members. We are honored, therefore, to be able to help each and every one of them with their estate planning needs.
Creating your estate plan is not something that occurs in a single visit. On the contrary, a well thought out estate plan takes time, and trust, to create. Establishing a solid ongoing relationship with your estate planning attorney is crucial because as you grow and mature, so does your estate and, consequently, so do your estate planning needs. While your estate plan may initially focus primarily on protecting you and your young family from the financial devastation your unexpected incapacity or death could cause, your estate plan should expand and grow as the years go by and your needs change. If you become a parent, for instance, you will likely want to incorporate strategies for parents with minor children into your estate plan along with asset protection tools that will help protect your estate assets from the numerous and varied threats that might put them at risk. Retirement planning, business succession planning, and Medicaid planning are additional components that you may wish to add to your estate plan at some point. When you reach your Golden Years, it may be time to make probate avoidance and funeral planning part of your overall estate plan as well. At DeBruyckere Law Offices, our goal is to be with you every step of the way of your lifetime journey and to provide you with competent and compassionate legal advice and guidance regarding the things that matter most to you – you, your assets, and your loved ones.
If you have estate planning questions, or you wish to get started with your estate plan, please feel free to contact the experienced Massachusetts estate planning attorneys at DeBruyckere Law Offices by calling (978) 969-0331 to schedule your free consultation.