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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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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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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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Atty. David J. Correira Published in Trusts & Estates Journal

Marital Deduction Planning An article by Atty. David J. Correira entitled “Marital Deduction and Credit Shelter Planning” was published in the September 2015 edition of Trusts & Estates. From the article: “The increased federal exemption amounts for estate and gift taxes and the correspondingly larger number of individuals with assets below those amounts don’t necessarily […]

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Firm Featured in Lawyers Weekly for Probate Litigation Win

Correira & Correira LLP is featured on the front page of the December 1, 2016 issue of Massachusetts Lawyer’s Weekly for an interesting trust litigation matter in which the probate judge eliminated the share of certain beneficiaries of the estate and awarded it as legal fees to the law firm. In Giroux v. Laranjo et al, […]

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Atty. David J. Correira Edits Massachusetts Elder Law, Second Edition, for LexisNexis

Atty. David J. Correira recently completed a comprehensive edit and rewrite of Massachusetts Elder Law, Second Edition, for LexisNexis. According to the publisher, “This all-inclusive source provides analysis, instruction, forms, and practical advice essential for practicing elder law in Massachusetts.” Topics included in this book are 1) estate planning, 2) planning for incapacity, 3) medical decisions, […]

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