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September 18, 2020 | Business |

Cautionary Insight Regarding Bonuses and The Wage Act

By Joel K. Goloskie

Massachusetts and Rhode Island are among those states that have enacted a Wage Act, under which employees who receive less than their full compensation due can sue for treble damages….

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September 2, 2020 | Estate & Trust Law |

Irrevocable Trusts: Taking Care of Yourself and Your Retirement

By Rebecca M. Murphy

Many people do not consider protecting assets for future long-term-care costs until they, or their spouse, requires skilled nursing care. Others are aware of the high price of such care…

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In Real Estate, Proceed with Caution and a Surefire Contract

By Leah A. Foertsch

While the real estate market is experiencing significant upheaval at the moment with decreased inventory and more tentative buyers, we believe there will be a reasonably quick return to status…

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August 25, 2020 | Court Decisions |

Trust Beneficiary Forfeits Beneficial Interest After Violating No-Contest Clause

By Gene M. Carlino

In July, the Massachusetts Appeal Court in Capobianco v. Dischino Capobianco v. Dischino, 19-P-197 (Mass. App. Ct. Jul. 9, 2020) ruled that a beneficiary forfeited his beneficial interest in a…

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