October 25, 2018 | Corporate Law

Proper Treatment of Workers as Independent Contractor versus Employee is Critical

In Massachusetts, it is crucial to properly determine if a worker is an employee or an independent contractor of the employer. If a worker is not properly classified by the employer, it may cause the employer and the directing officers to incur substantial civil penalties and potentially criminal penalties. An employer cannot classify a worker... More
October 25, 2018 | Elder Law

How to Claim Unclaimed Property

Nothing beats the joy of finding five dollars in an old pair of pants. Imagine finding $250 or $10,000. Given the amount of abandoned property in the United States (bank accounts, stocks, etc.), “found money” is a real possibility. The increase in abandoned property may be due to our increasingly mobile society, fewer people having... More
September 30, 2018 | Elder Law

Aging Life Care Professionals Can Ease Transitions

From Guest Contributor: LifeCare Advocates An article in the Boston Globe on August 6, 2018 entitled “There’s a window, and once it closes, it closes forever” details the challenging decisions faced by elders and their families who wish to “age in place” at home, but for whom a move to a more supportive living environment... More
September 30, 2018 | Estate Planning

Celebrities – They Are Just Like Us!

Recent news has shifted from remembrances of Aretha Franklin and all she gave to the music world to discussions of the fact that it appears she did not have an updated and comprehensive estate plan in place to guide the management and distribution of her assets. We have seen this story before – Prince, Heath... More
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