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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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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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Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly Interviews Atty. David J. Correira

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly recently interviewed Atty. David J. Correira regarding the so-called “war on trusts” being waged by MassHealth (the Massachusetts Medicaid agency) against irrevocable trusts created for Medicaid/asset protection purposes. The article focuses on the disingenuous challenges and unethical arguments being made by MassHealth in its attempt to dissuade applicants from challenging a denial […]

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Atty. David J. Correira Receives LLM in Comparative Law and International Taxation

Attorney David J. Correira, managing partner of Correira & Correira LLP, has received a masters of laws degree in comparative law and international taxation. He recently completed the degree at Eötvös Loránd University Law School in Budapest, Hungary, in conjunction with Lazarski University School of Law in Warsaw, Poland, and Boston University School of Law. […]

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Firm Article on Tax Reform Published by LexisNexis

LexisNexis has released a tax reform update as part of two of its volumes. It has been added to the 2018 revised second edition of Massachusetts Elder Law which is now available for purchase. For more information, click here. To access the update, click here.

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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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