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
August 29, 2018 | Estate Planning
Keeping Up With the Johnsons – Who Gets the Kids?
In the episode “The Leftovers” in the hit series Blackish, parents Dre and Bow Johnson realize they have not yet named a guardian for their four children and struggle to decide upon the appropriate person to fill the role. The Johnsons are not alone – according to a 2017 caring.com survey, barely over one-third of people... More
August 29, 2018 | Corporate Law
Massachusetts Adopts Non-Compete Law Requiring Immediate Attention
Governor Baker signed legislation on August 10, 2018, regulating the use and enforcement of noncompetition agreements in Massachusetts. The Massachusetts Noncompetition Agreement Act (the “Act”) takes effect on October 1, 2018 and will apply to non-competition agreements entered into on or after that date for employees that reside or work in Massachusetts, including independent contractors.... More