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 will host a webinar to discuss planning techniques under the recent federal tax reform bill passed in December. The program will cover 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 […]

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

On January 25, Correira & Correira LLP will present a webinar to overview key provisions of the the recent federal tax reform bill passed in December. The program will highlight 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 […]

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Florida Estate Planning Seminar, Fall River, MA

On August 25, Correira & Correira LLP will be hosting a full day trusts and estates seminar for other professionals at the Cove Restaurant in Fall River, Massachusetts. The program is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., is free of charge, and includes lunch. The seminar will touch on a number of topics of […]

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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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International Estate Planning Article Published in Rhode Island Bar Journal

An article by Atty. Eric D. Correira entitled “Estate Planning for International Family and Property” has been published in the May/June 2016 edition of the Rhode Island Bar Journal. From the article: “Rhode Island’s roots span the world. Beginning with the first English settlers, waves of immigrants have shaped and defined the Ocean State. Today, […]

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Inheritance Rights of Frozen Embryos Article Published in Lawyers Weekly

An article by Attorneys David J. Correira and Eric D. Correira recently appeared in both Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly and Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly concerning the inheritance rights of frozen embryos. From the article: “On May 21, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court in Astrue v. Capato answered whether a child conceived and born after a biological […]

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