Trust Planning Online Seminar, National Business Institute

On October 28, 2021, Attorney Eric D. Correira will speak at an all day online seminar presented by the National Business Institute entitled “Trusts from A to Z.” The seminar will provide an overview of the various types of trusts used to avoid probate, reduce or eliminate estate taxes, protect assets from creditors, and qualify […]

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Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly Interviews Atty. Eric D. Correira

Atty. Eric D. Correira was interviewed by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly regarding a recent United States District Court decision involving whether an email exchange between an unmarried couple purporting to establish the financial terms of their separation divested the ex-girlfriend of her right to proceeds from the ex-boyfriend’s life insurance policy, for which she was the […]

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Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly Interviews Atty. Eric D. Correira

Atty. Eric D. Correira was interviewed by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly regarding a recent United States District Court decision involving whether an email exchange between an unmarried couple purporting to establish the financial terms of their separation divested the ex-girlfriend of her right to proceeds from the ex-boyfriend’s life insurance policy, for which she was the […]

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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 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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