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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 Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court decision involving a petition for partition action. In Battle v. Howard, the Court decided that the case should have been dismissed after the plaintiff died during the litigation, even though the partition commissioner had already accepted an offer […]

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Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly Quotes Atty. Eric D. Correira

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly recently quoted Atty. Eric D. Correira regarding a case where the First U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found that an estate beneficiary could not bring civil RICO claims against the estate’s personal representative for a scheme involving her deceased uncle’s business interests because the alleged pattern of fraud, in which the plaintiff […]

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Atty. Eric D. Correira Quoted by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly recently quoted Atty. Eric D. Correira regarding a Massachusetts Appeals Court decision involving three issues of first impression for the Court. In the Matter of the Colecchia Family Irrevocable Trust, the Court was faced with procedural questions raised in a challenge by a trust beneficiary to the administration of his parents’ irrevocable […]

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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 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 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. Previously, Correira earned his bachelor’s degree from […]

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