Protecting Your Assets as Nursing Home Costs Soar to $15K per Month: Qualifying for MassHealth

When meeting with clients to discuss estate planning, they often ask what can be done to protect their assets from the high cost of nursing home care. The private payment for nursing home care in Massachusetts averages close to $15,000 per month. If you qualify, MassHealth will pay for your nursing home care. However, […]

Attention Massachusetts Employers: Be Sure You Understand the New Earned Sick Time Law

By Audrey LaRowe Nee, Esq.

This blog post is by Attorney Audrey Nee who works with me at my office in Duxbury. This blog post covers the new earned sick time law which became effective July 1, 2015. If you have employees it is important that you understand this new law so please take […]

Why Protecting Your Assets with a Will Is a Smart Resolution for 2015

Note: If you follow my blog you may remember that I first posted this at the beginning of 2014. Because the information has not changed and the message is still as important today as it was then I am posting this again. If you read it last year and don’t remember what it said, […]

Corporate Formalities – Do They Really Matter? Absolutely!

I regularly meet with individuals who are starting a business and advise them regarding the formation of a separate legal entity to conduct their new business such as a corporation or a limited liability company (“LLC”). The use of a separate legal entity is important because if done correctly, it provides a way […]

Estate Planning Alert – Details Matter! (Or — You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know)

As we approach the holiday season many of us will attend family events. We will be reminded of those we hold very dear and want to protect, and to be honest, some of us will realize that there are others we simply want to avoid. Estate planning is something you do to protect those […]