Racial equity in home ownership and estate planning

Due to both historical abuses and present day lack of access to the legal system, Black Americans are significantly less likely than their white counterparts to have a will. Consequently, studies like this National Consumer Law Center report estimate that more than half the real property owned by Black Americans is owned as heirs property.Continue reading “Racial equity in home ownership and estate planning”

Announcing the opening of our North Shore office location

Old Colony Law is pleased to announce the opening of our new North Shore office location in Amesbury. Here is a link to our official announcement. Estate Planning Educational Forum An estimated 70% of people die without an estate plan. We believe that this lack of planning is largely attributable to confusion, misinformation and fear.Continue reading “Announcing the opening of our North Shore office location”

OCL Attorneys to attend Northampton Chamber event

Northampton, MA – Old Colony Law attorneys Claire Crowley and Ben Palkowski will be in attendance at the Greater Northampton Chamber of Commerce this evening at the Northampton Brewery. If you are interested in meeting either Claire or Ben, please text 413-387-0080 before 4:00 p.m. Or simply find them there. More information on the eventContinue reading “OCL Attorneys to attend Northampton Chamber event”

Statement on Governor Healey’s Estate Tax Proposal

For Immediate Release: February 27, 2023 Contact: Ben Palkowski 413 387 0080 [email protected] OLD COLONY LAW RELEASES THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO GOVERNOR HEALEY’S ESTATE TAX PROPOSAL “Today, Governor Healey announced that the tax relief package she will be submitting to the legislature later this week incorporates a proposal to eliminate the estate tax onContinue reading “Statement on Governor Healey’s Estate Tax Proposal”

Old Colony Law Opens in Hadley

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 16, 2022 CONTACT: Claire Crowley or Ben Palkowski 413 387 0080 [email protected] OLD COLONY LAW OPENS IN HADLEY Route 9 Law Practice Focuses on Estate Planning HADLEY, MA — Old Colony Law celebrated its grand opening this month. The law firm provides estate planning services for residents and families in theContinue reading “Old Colony Law Opens in Hadley”