Estate Planning Toolbox - Frequently Asked Questions

By Jennifer Lang on May 25, 2018

Whether you are unsure where to start with your estate plan or want to bring existing documents up to date, these frequently asked questions can help you plan your next step.

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Self-Evaluation: A Means to Avoid Liability under the Massachusetts Equal Pay Act

By Atakelti Desta and Frank N. Gaeta on May 18, 2018

Updates to the Massachusetts Equal Pay Act take effect on July 1st. Employers should be prepared to evaluate their employment practices to ensure they are in compliance with these new provisions.

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Estate Planning Toolbox - Documents Effective During Life: Healthcare Proxy, Living Will, and Durable Power of Attorney

By Jennifer Lang on May 16, 2018

Estate planning isn't limited to planning for the end. Instruments such as living wills and healthcare proxies can also offer legal protection for you and your loved ones during life.

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Estate Planning Toolbox - Documents Effective at Death: Wills and Trusts

By Jennifer Lang on May 10, 2018

Estate planning can seem like a daunting task, however it can provide important legal protection for both you and your family. This entry focuses on the importance of wills and trusts to the Estate Planning Toolbox.

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How to Tell if the Mail You Received is Actually from the United States Patent and Trademark Office

By Arvid von Taube on May 8, 2018

If you recently filed for or renewed a federally-registered trademark, it can be difficult to tell official USPTO notifications from third party imitators. Such imitators can be both convincing and misleading, but there are several red flags that can help you tell the real from the fake.

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