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  • What is a Spendthrift Provision? A “spendthrift provision” is a clause in a Trust or a Will, enforceable under Massachusetts law,  that protects a beneficiary against a creditor attaching prior debts against the beneficiary’s inheritance as well as preventing the beneficiary from acquiring debt based on the future inheritance. The protection offered by a spendthrift provision prevents a beneficiary’s creditors …
  • Compare Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs) in Massachusetts Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs) are springing up all over the country because they meet a very big need for the aging population. Massachusetts has many of these communities throughout the state. They provide a way for seniors to “age in place” meaning that they start in the independent section of the community and gradually …