At Baker Law Group our attorneys bring considerable experience to our clients across the greater Boston metropolitan area. Our firm specializes Elder Law, Estate and Business Planning as well as Trust, Will & Estate Administration services.
With offices in Hingham, Holliston, Brockton, Boston and Plymouth, we strive to provide the highest levels of personal service and attention to every client. We understand that every estate is unique, and take the time to learn the details of your financial situation, as well as your goals, so that we can craft an estate plan that -accomplishes your specific objectives.
We provide seniors and their families with elder law services ranging from estate, asset protection and long term care planning, to MassHealth/Medicaid nursing home eligibility and applications, to powers of attorney and Health Care Proxies.
Trust, Will & Estate Administration
We work with families, trustees, executors and other fiduciaries to offer a complete range of probate, tax and trust services to administer an estate, when a family member dies.
We provide complete estate planning services to those with moderate estates Ã¢ÂÂ below the federal and state estate tax exemption amounts Ã¢ÂÂ as well as advanced estate planning services to high net worth individuals.
We work with Massachusetts entrepreneurs to develop strategies that consider the important tax and asset protection issues when forming a business or planning for its succession.
Boston / South Shore Office
72 Sharp Street
Hingham MA 02043
We offer a complimentary consultation.
Our estate planning, Medicaid planning and business planning services are typically billed at a fixed rate.
MetroWest / Boston Office
841 Washington Street
Plymouth / Cape Cod Office
36 Cordage Park Circle
Southeastern Massachusetts Office
130 Liberty Street
Our estate planning attorneys work closely with our clients to help them select the best way to own and manage their property while alive and, at death, leave property to their intended beneficiaries, spouses, children, family members and charities.
Baker Law Group P.C. specializes in Estate Planning, Elder Law, Asset Protection and Business Law services tailored to each client's particular needs and wishes. As part of our estate planning services, the firm regularly assists clients to plan for their growing families and develop asset protection strategies for high risk professionals and elders concerned about the costs of long-term care depleting their estate. Our business advisory services assist entrepreneurs with selecting the appropriate business structure and developing a plan to exit a business. Click on this link to visit the firm's home page and for more on the legal services offered.
Our experienced probate attorneys offer estate administration services inlcuding the filing of probate, accounting for and distribution of assets, paying an estate's debts, and changing property title as needed.
Probate of estates with a valid Will
Administration of estates without a valid Will
Administration of non-probate assets
Stretch IRA and Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs)
Planning for those with special needs or the incapacitated
Federal and state estate tax returns
Counsel to executors, administrators, trustees or heirs
Massachusetts Estate Tax Lien Releases
IRS Form 706, United States Estate (and Generation-Skipping Transfer) Tax Returns
Massachusetts Form M-706, Massachusetts Estate Tax Return
IRS Form 709, United States Gift (and Generation-Skipping Transfer) Tax Return
Attorney Michael Baker concentrates his practice on estate planning, business planning, elder law services, and wills, trusts and probate. His extensive experience as a financial advisor and as a lawyer with a Boston-based estate planning firm, allows him to offer clients an integrated approach to financial planning, estate planning, business planning and asset protection. His background includes advising closely held large and small businesses and individuals.
Suffolk University Law School
Juris Doctorate, 2005
Bachelor of Arts, 1995
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