Because we serve so many families from one generation to the next, we offer a range of high-quality legal services to meet our clients’ needs in various stages of life. From estate planning and elder-law to small-business planning and real-estate transactions, we bring specialized legal expertise to a variety of practice areas. Our small, tight-knit team of Westfield attorneys bring many years of combined experience together to work collaboratively for the benefit of our clients. You can review each of our services in detail by clicking on the links below.
Our lawyers work closely with clients to get to know their unique family circumstances and craft an estate plan that best fits their needs and wishes. PFO lawyers are responsive and intuitive in handling the difficult questions that individuals have to contemplate in drafting a Will.
Our estate planning experts will work with the named executor, or appointed administrator when there's no Will, in implementing the decedent's estate plan by working with the family and heirs from the time of death through final distribution of the assets. PFO lawyers respectfully help families navigate the entire probate process during a difficult time.
Trusts are used in estate planning for a number of purposes including estate tax planning, providing confidentiality of terms, and providing long term management of wealth.
Our guardianship attorneys represent parties in guardianship proceedings who are seeking to assist loved ones who have become mentally or physically incompetent to handle their own affairs, or who are parents of disabled children who will need to become appointed as their child's legal guardian once that child turns 18.
PURCHASE AND SALE OF REAL ESTATE
We will represent you in the purchase and sale of real estate from the time of listing a property, through contract negotiations, various types of inspections including structural and environmental, the mortgage and financing needs of our clients and the closing of title.
SALE & PURCHASE OF BUSINESS ENTITIES
The firm can represent you in the purchase and sale of a business from the time of initial information gathering with a letter of intent, contract negotiations, due diligence and review of documentation and inspections, financing needs and closing of title.
MEDICAID AND ELDER CARE LAW
As an elder law care firm, we assist individuals and families with a range of needs related to caring for and protecting the rights and interests of the elderly.
SMALL BUSINESS PLANNING
Our small business attorneys can advise on the options for starting a business, legal requirements, risk assessment and minimization, adding of partners and succession planning for eventual retirement.