Atty. Eric D. Correira Interviewed by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly recently interviewed Atty. Eric D. Correira regarding a Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court decision involving a nominee trust in the context of Medicaid qualification. A nominee trust is a not a “true trust”, and instead an entity unique under Massachusetts law for holding real estate. The case, Guilfoil v. Secretary of the Executive Office […]

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Atty. Eric D. Correira Interviewed by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly recently interviewed Atty. Eric D. Correira regarding a Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court decision involving a nominee trust in the context of Medicaid qualification. A nominee trust is a not a “true trust”, and instead an entity unique under Massachusetts law for holding real estate. The case, Guilfoil v. Secretary of the Executive Office […]

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Atty. Eric D. Correira Appointed Rhode Island Bar Journal Editor in Chief

Atty. Eric D. Correira has been appointed Editor in Chief of the Rhode Island Bar Journal, the official publication of the Rhode Island Bar Association. A longtime contributor to the Bar Journal, and member of its Editorial Board, Eric was invited to serve as Editor in Chief by the incoming Bar President and Bar Association […]

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Atty. Eric D. Correira Appointed Rhode Island Bar Journal Editor in Chief

Atty. Eric D. Correira has been appointed Editor in Chief of the Rhode Island Bar Journal, the official publication of the Rhode Island Bar Association. A longtime contributor to the Bar Journal, and member of its Editorial Board, Eric was invited to serve as Editor in Chief by the incoming Bar President and Bar Association […]

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Sudden Loss of David J. Correira

It is with great sadness that we share with you the sudden loss of David J. Correira, our firm founder, colleague, friend and, in my case, father and mentor. David’s career achievements were innumerable; he was a respected lawyer who loved to learn, a prolific writer and teacher who traveled the globe to share his […]

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Sudden Loss of David J. Correira

It is with great sadness that we share with you the sudden loss of David J. Correira, our firm founder, colleague, friend and, in my case, father and mentor. David’s career achievements were innumerable; he was a respected lawyer who loved to learn, a prolific writer and teacher who traveled the globe to share his […]

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Atty. Eric D. Correira Named to ABA Committee

Atty. Eric D. Correira has been named to the Litigation, Ethics and Malpractice Group of the Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Section of the American Bar Association. From the Sections’s website “The Litigation, Ethics, and Malpractice Group includes the Probate and Fiduciary Litigation and Controversy and the Ethics and Malpractice Committees. The first deals […]

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The Death of Life Estates Webinar

On March 12, 2020, Correira Law hosted a webinar entitled “The Death of Life Estates”. The program covered the steady decline of the use of life estates as a legitimate Medicaid and asset protection tool over the last few decades, culminating in recent changes to the life tables used in Massachusetts and discontinuation of “ladybird […]

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Post-Mortem Estate Planning Webinar

On February 13, 2020, Correira Law presented a webinar on post-mortem estate planning. As was discussed during the webinar, estate planning opportunities do not necessarily end when a person passes away. Post-mortem estate planning provides the potential for a decedent’s executor and/or trustee to take advantage of various elections and actions in order to minimize […]

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Atty. Eric D. Correira Named to ABA Committee

Atty. Eric D. Correira has been named to the Litigation, Ethics and Malpractice Group of the Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Section of the American Bar Association. From the Sections’s website “The Litigation, Ethics, and Malpractice Group includes the Probate and Fiduciary Litigation and Controversy and the Ethics and Malpractice Committees. The first deals […]

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