617-680-1316

26 Brighton Street, Suite 204

Belmont, Massachusetts 02478

nancy@nancyweissman.com

617-680-1316

 

Attorney Nancy Weissman

As of February 1, 2018, the firm is in Belmont, Massachusetts, where I continue my practice of wills & trusts, estate planning, administration and settlement, real estate, and representing lottery winners.

Here's a link to my podcast about what to expect when you win the lottery.

https://www.massbar.org/publications/ejournal/ejournal-article/ejournal-2018-december-12-13/December-13-new-podcast

Another client wins the lottery!

February 7, 2018.

Our client held a winning ticket in the $10 Million Dollar Gold game in the Massachusetts lottery. We set up a special trust linked to the complex estate plan that we prepared to protect privacy, minimize taxes and give the client maximum flexibility for managing new wealth.

State Bar names

Nancy Weissman as Chair of Section

BOSTON, Massachusetts.  June 28, 2017. 

The Massachusetts Bar Association today appointed Attorney Nancy Weissman of Lexington, Massachusetts to chair the Real Estate Law Section Council of over 1500 members.  The Council serves the legal community and the public in real estate matters including buying, selling, leasing residential and commercial properties, condominium conversions and management, zoning and environmental matters, legislation, case law and trends in the real estate industry.


Attorney Weissman named Cambridge Budget Delegate

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts.  October 1, 2015.

Attorney Weissman has been named Budget Delegate and leader of the sustainability projects in Participatory Budgeting for the City of Cambridge.  Participatory Budgeting solicits local input on allocation of $600,000.00 of public funds to improve the City of Cambridge. 


Our clients won the lottery!

BOSTON, Massachusetts.  March 1, 2014.

Our clients won $4 million in the Massachusetts lottery. We set up complex estate plans to protect their privacy, minimize taxes and give them maximum flexibility for managing their new wealth.

 

The trustee claims the prize.

 

 

Selected Speaking Engagements


February 2, 2016 Boston, Massachusetts Bar Association Roundtable Discussion with Experienced Practitioners and Industry Experts

Presenting a session on TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure's impact on the real estate industry.

November 2, 2015  Norwood, Massachusetts  Real Estate Bar Association Annual Conference  

Presenting a session on trustee certificates. 

May 5, 2014  Norwood, Massachusetts  Real Estate Bar Association Spring Conference  

Moderating a session on mortgage discharges. 

Real Estate

We represent buyers, sellers, lenders, and condo associations. We act as lender's counsel for mortgage purchases and refinancing transactions.  We advise condominiums on trustee appointments, budgets, condo fees, and general condo management.  We handle title clearing and title issues involving estates, missing interests, missing discharges, and title insurance claims.  We are title insurance agents for several title insurance companies.

For Buyers
For Sellers
For Lenders
For Condominiums

Wills and Trusts

Estate planning including the preparation and administration of wills, revocable trusts, irrevocable trusts, health care proxies, durable powers of attorney, irrevocable life insurance trusts (ILITs) and related instruments for smooth, efficient and economical disposition of accumulated wealth with maximum flexibility and minimal tax liability. 

We advise personal representatives, executors, trustees, and other fiduciaries in the administration and settlement of estates, with particular attention to creditor protection and the needs of disabled relatives.

At clients' direction, we serve as fiduciary in estate, escrow and other confidential arrangements.

We regularly handle non-standard and non-traditional situations including same-sex couples, foreign assets, non-citizen spouses, special needs beneficiaries, inherited wealth and difficult or estranged relationships.

We work with lottery winners and their professional advisors to ensure maximum privacy, flexibility and asset protection.


We advise clients on prenuptial agreements and post-nuptial agreements.

Estate Planning
Estate Administration
Settlement of Estates

For attorneys

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Co-counsel and specialized advice
For those who want a discreet, confidential second opinion, we provide prompt, cost-effective service. 

Education

A.B. with honors in medieval history, Brown University; "duly qualify'd for discharging the Offices of Life with usefulness and reputation".

Master's in Public and Private Management, Yale University.

J.D., Boston University.

Selected Recent Developments

Atty Weissman named to Board of Directors of the Real Estate Bar Association. 

Atty Weissman quoted in the Boston Bar Association's Newsletter.  Click here for more information

Selected Past Speaking Engagements

March 20, 2014  Lexington, MA  Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys 

Recent cases in estates and mortgages. 21 Depot Square, Lexington Center. 12:15 pm.

May 10, 2010  Westborough, MA  Real Estate Bar Association Spring Conference  

Title Standards in Action  Click here for more information


May 13, 2010  Boston , MA  Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education

Resolving Common and Complex Title Issues: Sophisticated and practical advice for the real estate practitioner.  Click here for more information



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