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Navigating the Maze and Reaching Your Goals: An Introduction to Estate Planning and Land Conservation

  • When: Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 6pm
  • Where: Wagon Wheel Restaurant, Rte 2, Gill, MA
  • Price: Free

Dinner will be served

Creating a plan for the future of your land and figuring out your options can be an overwhelming process. Come to this workshop for an overview of essential estate planning tools that help you accomplish your goals, whether they are minimizing property and estate taxes, passing the land on to the next generation, or keeping it open and undeveloped in the future. Paul Catanzaro from UMass Extension will guide you through the do's and don'ts of the decision-making process and Wendy Ferris from the Franklin Land Trust will talk about common land conservation tools and funding sources. Liz Sillin, an experienced local estate planning attorney, will describe ways to transfer your land to the next generation and the tax implications, as well as the new federal conservation tax incentive. There will be plenty of time to get answers to your questions!

Free and open to all. Please reserve your seat in advance by clicking the register button below or contacting Wendy Ferris at 413.625.9151 x111