On Demand Program

Probate Issues Resolved under the MUPC


Aired Date: Thursday, February 28, 2013
Runtime: 4:00h

Program Code:


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MBA Paralegals : $0.00
MBA Law Student : $0.00
MBA New Admittee : $0.00
MBA Member : $0.00
Non-member : $160.00
Register On Demand

Answers to the Informal Probate Process, At Last!

Join us for a dynamic and informative program designed to give you the skills you will need to successfully complete the informal probate process. Learn from our panel of experts the rationale behind whether or not to file your probate informally as well as the nuts and bolts of the informal probate process including:

  • How to complete the petition and other documents required for filing;
  • Who the new heirs are and who is now "out;"
  • The new default or per capita distribution, as well as the new statute of limitations imposed by the Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code;
  • Learn first-hand from register Anastasia Welsh Perrino (Barnstable), and magistrate Julie Matuschak (Essex) about how to avoid the most common mistakes causing denial of informal petitions;
  • Learn the informal probate real estate implications, REBA standards and Land Court guidelines from Elizabeth Barton, counsel for CATIC title insurance company.


Mark Leahy, Esq., Program Co-chair
Burke, Whittum & Leahy, LLC , Hingham
Janice Nigro, Esq., Program Co-chair
Nigro, Pettepit & Lucas LLP , Newburyport
Elizabeth Barton, Esq., Panelist
Westcor Land Title Insurance Company , Norton
Anastasia Welsh Perrino, Esq., Panelist
Barnstable Probate and Family Court , Barnstable
Julie Stiles Matuschak, Esq., Panelist
Essex County Probate & Family Court - Salem Session , Salem

Sponsoring Sections:

Young Lawyers Division
Probate Law Section
Real Estate Law Section
Taxation Section

NOTE: This is a previously recorded MBA On Demand product.
When you register, you will receive a link via email to the previously recorded MBA On Demand program and its ePublication. Your member profile will also contain a permanent link to the MBA On Demand version of the program.

System Requirements
Read the On Demand system requirements and view an On Demand product demonstration. If you have questions regarding On Demand products or how to use the software, contact Senior Programs Manager Marc A. D'Antonio, Esq. at (617) 338-0646 or email Marc.

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