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$15 million prize won on ticket sold in Fall River

Bonzo Family Revocable Trust 2022 of Cranston, RI has claimed the first $15 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery's "15,000,000 Money Maker" instant ticket game. The trust, represented by trustee Stephen Levesque, Esq., opted to receive its prize in the form of a one-time payment of $9,750,000 (before taxes). The winning... Learn more

Tips for Solving Land Disputes

Even when real estate boundaries are well established, land disputes between neighbors are common. These disputes can become aggressive quickly, so it’s important to have a plan in place and an attorney to contact as quickly as possible. Here are a few tips for navigating and solving land disputes with neighbors. Learn all the Facts If a... Learn more

What Real Estate Agents Should Know About Closing Houses

Real estate agents have a lot to worry about in their day-to-day jobs. Whether they’re working for the buyer or the seller, the client’s concerns are usually enough to keep a real estate agent occupied. When it comes time to close, there is nothing worse than seeing a sale evaporate because of legal problems. Working with a good real estate... Learn more

The Benefits of Having Trusts and Wills

According to Forbes, over half of all Americans don’t have even a basic estate plan in place. Although most people probably don’t think of making plans for their assets after death a priority, it’s an important consideration for adults of all ages and stages of life. An experienced estate planning attorney can help clients understand and... Learn more

Understanding the Different Types of Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy can be a viable solution for helping individuals and businesses eliminate or restructure debts that they can’t afford to repay. However, there are consequences. A bankruptcy can remain on credit reports for up to a decade, which makes getting a loan difficult. For some, the benefits outweigh the drawbacks, but it’s important to... Learn more

What are the Most Common Types of Trusts?

Trusts are an integral part of estate planning for many individuals. Understanding the most common types of trusts offers insight into how these tools can be used to provide for future generations. Revocable Trusts With a revocable trust, the person who creates the trusts retains full control over the assets therein. He or she has complete... Learn more

Three Myths About Bankruptcy: Get the Facts

Misinformation about bankruptcy is often repeated among those who don’t understand exactly how it works. Individuals who are struggling with debt should learn the facts when determining whether bankruptcy is a viable solution. These are the truths behind three common bankruptcy myths. Bankruptcy Results in Complete Property Loss Many people... Learn more