The Trust Planning Playbook Seminar, Rhode Island Bar Association, Cranston, RI

On May 22, Attorney Eric D. Correira will join with Attorney Joshua R. Caswell, to present a comprehensive trust planning seminar to members of the Rhode Island Bar Association called “The Trust Planning Playbook: Understanding and Using Trusts in Estate Planning.” From the Rhode Island Bar Association website: “Changes to the federal and state estate […]

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Protecting Assets While Qualifying for Medicaid Seminar, National Business Institute, Warwick, RI

On May 11, 2018, Attorney Eric D. Correira will speak at an all day seminar presented by the National Business Institute entitled “Protecting Assets While Qualifying for Medicaid.” The seminar will provide an overview of the Medicaid application process and eligibility requirements, pre-need asset planning, crisis planning and assistance, trust-based Medicaid planning, special needs trust […]

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Atty. David J. Correira Quoted by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly recently quoted Atty. David J. Correira regarding a Massachusetts Superior Court ruling that the existence of an in terrorem clause (also known as a no-contest clause) in a trust did not bar a plaintiff-beneficiary from bringing a claim against the trustee for breach of fiduciary duty and other wrongdoing. The Court reaffirmed […]

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Atty. David J. Correira Quoted by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly recently quoted Atty. David J. Correira regarding a Massachusetts Superior Court ruling that the existence of an in terrorem clause (also known as a no-contest clause) in a trust did not bar a plaintiff-beneficiary from bringing a claim against the trustee for breach of fiduciary duty and other wrongdoing. The Court reaffirmed […]

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Federal Tax Update Part 2 Webinar: Tax Planning Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

On February 1, Correira & Correira LLP hosted a webinar to discuss planning techniques under the recent federal tax reform bill passed in December, 2017. The program covered individual income tax planning, corporate income tax planning, business and pass-through entity income tax planning, trust and estate income tax planning, and federal and state estate tax […]

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Federal Tax Update Part 1 Webinar: Overview of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

On January 25, Correira & Correira LLP presented a webinar to overview key provisions of the the recent federal tax reform bill passed in December, 2017. The program highlighted changes in the areas of individual income taxation, corporate income taxation, business and pass-through entity income taxation, trust and estate income taxation, and federal estate taxation. […]

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Florida Estate Planning Seminar, Fall River, MA

On August 25, Correira & Correira LLP hosted a full day trusts and estates seminar for other professionals at the Cove Restaurant in Fall River, Massachusetts. The program was held from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., was free of charge, and included lunch. The seminar touched on a number of topics of interest to trusts […]

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Correira & Correira LLP Named Top Law Firm by Local Daily Newspaper

The Fall River Herald News has awarded Correira & Correira LLP the designation as top law firm, according to its readers, for 2017. As the longest operating elder law firm in Bristol County, Massachusetts, Correira & Correira LLP has been serving the local community for almost thirty years. For the full article, click here.

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Atty. David J. Correira Interviewed by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly recently interviewed Atty. David J. Correira regarding two Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court rulings on the treatment of irrevocable trusts in the context of Medicaid qualification. Those cases, Nadeau and Daley, have sent waves through the elder law bar, as many attorneys have found their trusts being “undone” by MassHealth. However, as Atty. […]

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Firm Wins Featured at Heckerling and in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly

Two of Correira & Correira LLP’s 2016 litigation success stories, Audette v. Poulin, et al. and Giroux v. Laranjo, et al., have been featured at a national conference and in Lawyers Weekly, respectively. For the case law update at the 51st Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning held in Orlando, Florida, the speakers noted Audette […]

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