Christine N. Fletcher


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Christine Fletcher has over two decades of experience advising clients through the legal aspects of personal life. Her practice concentrates on estate planning, trust and estate administration, probate litigation, and family business matters. She assists individuals and families with creating sophisticated estate plans, minimizing estate taxes and ensuring assets pass to intended recipients while navigating certain legalities, including death, marriage, prenuptial agreements and buying out a family business.

In her estate planning work, Christine addresses the complexities caused by second marriages and blended families, divorce and crises. She is also adept at developing plans with a charitable purpose while still providing for family members and loved ones in a tax-efficient manner.

Christine counsels clients on international asset plans for transitional and tax issues associated with having assets abroad. In probate courts, she helps clients probate estates, petition for guardianships and maneuver through disputes arising from contested estates. In addition, Christine advises clients with closely held or family-owned businesses with business succession planning or sale.

When matters are disputed, Christine presents clients with options and solutions advising as to risks and possible outcomes. She also provides practical advice to maneuver through the court system in an efficient and effective manner.


Education and Credentials

Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., 1994
Boston University, B.A., cum laude, 1991
State of New York
State of New Jersey
State of New Hampshire
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Boston Estate Planning Council, Board of Directors, 2020-2023
Boston Bar Association
Family Firm Institute
Boston Probate and Estate Planning Forum
National Association of Estate Planners and Councils (NAEPC) – Accredited Estate Planner designee, 2017

Recognition and Community


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Selected to the list of Boston Magazine's Top Lawyers, Trusts and Estates, 2021-2022

Recognized as a Top Author in Wealth Management, JD Supra Readers' Choice Awards, 2020

Selected to the list of Women Worth Watching® by Profiles in Diversity Journal, 2018