Please note our hours on these days this summer:

Fridays from 6/7/24-9/1/24: Office closing at 12PM

Wednesday, June 19th: Closed

Thursday, July 4th: Closed

Friday, July 5th: Closed

Friday, August 2nd: Closed

We provide our clients with peace of mind.

The attorneys at Squillace & Associates, P.C. are here to handle all the various planning needs during life, disability and at death – so your important affairs are in order when it matters most. Whether you’re in need of a basic estate plan, something more complex such as international estate planning or are looking for assistance with probate and trust settlement, we can help.


Practice Areas

Life Planning

Elder Law & Disability, Home Health Care, Disability & Medicaid, Young Adults & College Students, Pre-Nuptial Agreements and Wisdom Transfer.

Estate Planning

Wills & Revocable Trusts, Charitable Giving, Planning for Pets and Trust Funding.

Estate, Gift & GST Taxes

Transfer Taxes, as they apply to federal and Massachusetts estate planning situations.

Advanced Estate Planning

Wealth Transfer Process, Asset Protection, Irrevocable Trusts and Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts.

Probate & Estate Administration

Settling the estate of a loved one after they have passed away.

Business Planning

General Counsel Services, Establishing a Business, Succession Planning, International Business and Data Privacy.

Urgent Planning

Emergency/concierge level estate planning in times of crisis, or when death is imminent.


Dealing in sensitive subjects can often give rise to conflict between people.

Practice Concentrations

Our planning isn’t “one size fits all” – we know that unique situations require unique solutions.


LGBTQ people, including gay and lesbian couples, often have different and unique needs when it comes to Life and Estate planning.

International Estate & Business Planning

Many people have an “international connection” which can — even inadvertently — have a significant impact on even the most detailed and well-thought out life and estate plans.

Attorneys, Physicians, Business Owners & Executives

For certain professionals, this discussion often moves beyond who gets what, when, and how, and should include considerations specific to their profession.

Independent Trustees

Choosing the responsible party to administer your estate or settle your trust after you’re gone is among the most important decisions anyone will make.

Scott E. Squillace, Esq., AEP® featured on The Rainbow Bull Podcast
In this episode, Tim Volk introduces Scott to talk about the importance of estate planning related to the five capitals of a flourishing family: Human, intellectual, social, spiritual, and financial. Scott shares his experience in estate planning, highlighting its holistic approach.


The Rainbow Bull

Scott Returns to Discuss Marriage on The Rainbow Bull Podcast
Tim Volk welcomes back Scott to take a look at some situations that may not fall into any cookie-cutter approach. Tim and Scott talk about the unique financial and legal challenges faced by the LGBTQ+ community, particularly regarding estate planning.


Our Latest Articles & Firm News

There are real-life lessons to learn from Lucille Ball, including from a lesser-known episode involving her daughter and her widower’s second wife that provides important estate planning lessons about remarriage.

Too little estate planning can put your heirs in a bind and tie up your estate in time-consuming and costly probate litigation.

Gloria Vanderbilt was herself the beneficiary of a trust fund worth an estimated $2.5–$5 million in 1925, or around $35–$70 million today.

If you have significant wealth, things like estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer (GST) taxes need to be discussed – and how they can impact your taxes.

Consider how the generation-skipping transfer (GST) tax could affect wealth transfer to your grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

it is important to understand the generation-skipping transfer (GST) tax and how it may affect your particular situation.

Squillace & Associates, P.C. and Carey Olsen Jersey LLP jointly represented Brown Brothers Harriman Trust Company, N.A. to address an international tax dispute that spanned from the U.S. to the Isle of Jersey.

We’re happy to report our most recent firm updates, which includes a few new faces and a new credential for our Founder and Principal.

Featured Videos

Scott recently discussed some of the unique aspects of the estate planning process that impact same sex couples and non-traditional families.


Experienced and thorough. Thoughtful and kind. Anticipating your needs and responsive to your inquiries. Simply the BEST!

Very happy with our estate planning experience – the entire office staff was professional, attentive and welcoming. Attention to detail was excellent.

To state that I was ‘satisfied’ with the counsel I received, would be a gross understatement.

Boston Estate Planning Council

Independent Trustee Alliance

The American College of Trust and Estate Council

Wealth Counsel

International Advisory Experts

Super Lawyers – Scott E. Squillace

Super Lawyers – Brett J. Barthelmeh

Super Lawyers – Heather A. Reid

Best of the Best Attorneys

We are licensed in other jurisdictions and work with other attorneys nationally via our network.

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