What Happens if you Die Without a Will in New Hampshire

If you die without a Will, the laws of Intestacy apply and the court will tell you where your assets will go after your death. If you die with a Will, you are telling the court how you want your assets distributed and the court needs to allow it. If however you have a fully […]

Estate Planning for New Parents

When parents have their first child they are overcome with joy, and in some sense, a deep worry as to the well being of the child if anything were to happen to them. Understanding this concern, we have developed a process to help new parents achieve peace of mind that if anything where to happen […]

COVID-19: Our Commitment To Keeping You (and us) Safe

The world as we know it is not canceled. It is just evolving. During this time of uncertainty (and relative panic), we are still open for business, but it is not business as usual. We are taking measures to ensure that the safety of our staff and clients are at the forefront of our daily […]

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Sowerby & Moustakis Law, PLLC – In the News

As many know, we had some exciting changes at the turn of the decade, and most notably is the law firm’s change of name from Sowerby Law Office, PLLC to Sowerby & Moustakis Law, PLLC. In fact, the Union Leader, The Patch, The Telegraph and the Dedham Times all had articles discussing how Dwight Sowerby […]

How Important is Your Privacy??

A little-known fact is that a Will becomes public record when someone dies and its filed with the court. Anyone can look it up. Seriously. Try it. You can go and pull up Babe Ruth’s Will if you know where to look. Perhaps this is how after his death there was a rise of fake […]

Horse Lovers Unite!

Equine law is a different and interesting practice. It involves: Buying and Selling Horses Rentals Purchasing horse properties Transportation Release Agreement Breeding Agreement Boarding Agreement Liability Release Agreement Full Time Lease Agreement Part Time Lease Agreement Facility Use Agreement for an outside Vendor Facility Use Agreement by an outside Trainer Training Agreement And, of course, […]

Nursing Homes in New Hampshire. Do you have a plan?

Nursing homes in New Hampshire seem to have undergone a fairly major transformation. New Hampshire once had some of the best nursing homes in the country. New Hampshire nursing homes led the country in the movement to remove physical restraints and to promote the Residents’ Bill of Rights. Most nursing homes were owned and operated […]

When is the reading of the Will?

Never. The reading of the Will is a Hollywood fiction and a dramatic plot twist in many novels. However, today there is no gathering of the family in the lawyer’s oak filled and dusty library to discuss the final wishes of the family’s loved one. There is no morbid meeting of the decedent speaking to […]

Have You Considered Your Digital Assets in Your Estate Plan?

What digital assets you say? We don’t always consider that we have such things but most of us do. Your email account, for example. Do you get invoices via email? How will your Agent under a Power of Attorney even know about a bill that has to be paid if that Agent cannot access your […]

How Not to Purchase a Business

If you want to purchase a business, you can do it in two different ways: you can purchase all of the assets of the business or you can purchase the entity itself. An asset purchase is simple to explain: you simply purchase all of the tangible and intangible property of the business such as real […]