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Estate Planning Newsletter — May 24th, 2022

In this issue of our Estate Planning Newsletter Do You Have Enough for Retirement? Will you have enough money to create the income you'll need to support your lifestyle after you retire? It can be a difficult calculation. Trusts for Those With Addiction Problems If...

Estate Planning Newsletter — April 26th, 2022

In this issue of our Estate Planning Newsletter Retirement and Taxes: Understanding IRAs IRAs are among the most popular retirement savings vehicles. They're easy to set up and carry powerful tax incentives. But the rules can get complicated. Long-Term Care Insurance:...

Estate Planning Newsletter — March 29th, 2022

Estate Planning Newsletter — March 29th, 2022

In this issue of our Estate Planning Newsletter What to Do With an Inherited IRA If you've inherited an individual retirement account, you need to learn the complex rules that govern how you must handle it. Consider These Tips for Early Retirement Contributing to your...

Estate Planning Newsletter — March 1st, 2022

In this issue of our Estate Planning Newsletter Defined Benefit Plans: The Standard Pension Defined benefit plans offer guaranteed retirement benefits for employees. How do these time-honored plans work? How To Divide Possessions Among Heirs In most cases, wills...

Estate Planning Newsletter — February 1st, 2022

Estate Planning Newsletter — February 1st, 2022

In this issue of our Estate Planning Newsletter Filing the Final Tax Return When you're a spouse or personal representative of a deceased individual’s estate, you discover that even the deceased needs to file a final tax return. How To Find a Caregiver When you or...

Estate Planning Newsletter — January 4, 2022

In this issue of our Estate Planning Newsletter What Is the Innocent Spouse Rule? Want to seek relief from penalties that resulted from your spouse's underpayment of tax? How to Handle Common Trust Problems While creating a trust isn't terribly complicated, small...

Estate Planning Newsletter — December 7, 2021

In this issue of our Estate Planning Newsletter What Is a Conservatorship — and Who Needs It? Thanks to the Britney Spears case, everyone is talking about conservatorship and guardianship. What are they, what's the difference between the two, and why is everyone so...

Estate Planning Newsletter — November 9, 2021

Estate Planning Newsletter — November 9, 2021

In this issue of our Estate Planning Newsletter How to Be an Executor What exactly does it mean to be named as an executor? Executors have several responsibilities. Click through to learn what they are so you can help carry out the final wishes of the deceased. The...

Estate Planning Newsletter — October 12, 2021

Estate Planning Newsletter — October 12, 2021

In this issue of our Estate Planning Newsletter Myths of the Estate Tax You may be worried about your heirs getting hit by the federal estate tax when you die. But are these worries justified? Click through for a look at how the often-misunderstood estate tax really...

Estate Planning Newsletter — September 14, 2021

In this issue of our Estate Planning Newsletter Living Trusts: What Are They? A living trust is a legal document created during an individual's lifetime that gives a trustee responsibility for managing the assets inside the trust. Click through to learn about its...

Three Whelan Corrente Attorneys Named “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers of 2022

Three Whelan Corrente Attorneys Named “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers of 2022

Only a single lawyer in each practice area and community is honored with a “Lawyer of the Year” award. We congratulate Robert Clark Corrente (Litigation – Environmental in Providence), Joseph R. Marion, III (Trusts and Estates in Providence), and Joseph D. Whelan (Labor Law – Management in Providence). All three, along with Robert G. Flanders, Jr., are also recognized for their excellence in a number of practice areas.

Estate Planning Newsletter — August 17, 2021

In this issue of our Estate Planning Newsletter How to Choose a Caregiver for a Senior Do you, or does a loved one, need a little help with day-to-day tasks? For those who plan to age in place, a professional caregiver can be essential. Here are some tips for choosing...