RHODE ISLAND LAW

RHODE ISLAND LEGAL PRACTICE AREAS:

REAL ESTATE LAW: Whether you are buying a new home, summer house or raw land for future development, or selling your home, we can guide you through the real estate transaction process. Whether you are a buyer or seller, landlord or tenant, lender or builder, you will value our deep experience and know-how in complex issues on significant projects, including residential subdivisions and condominiums. We will be by your side from writing the title insurance to closing the transaction. We can also assist you with Real Estate Lease Agreements, Joint Property Ownership and Partition Actions.

PROBATE ESTATE LAW: Whether it is the administration of a large or small Rhode Island probate estate or Trust we are hear to guide you through the legal process. We can assist you with probate and trust administration in Washington, Kent, Providence, Bristol and Newport County.  Our RI probate legal services include: presenting the decedent's Rhode Island or out of state Last Will & Testament for probate, appearing in probate court and preparing all probate pleadings, assisting the Rhode Island executor (estate administrator) with collecting, valuing, selling, and distributing estate assets and continuing businesses. We can also handle, on your behalf, the Rhode Island estate tax lien (inheritance lien), settling creditor claims, and transferring real estate to beneficiaries. Allow us to assist you with the administration of a Rhode Island probate estate. 

BUSINESS LAW:  We represents individuals and entrepreneurs in many different types of Rhode Island businesses, including new and well established companies.  We can assist you in the selection & formation of your Rhode Island business entity (LLC, Corporation, Partnership), the purchase & sale of business assets, succession planning, business disputes, buy-sell agreements, and contract and lease negotiations and drafting. In addition, we can advise both purchasers and sellers on legal strategies to address issues raised during transactions (asset purchase agreements, stock purchase agreements and security agreements) and the due diligence process. 

ESTATE PLANNING:  We draft, on our client's behalf, customized estate planning documents (Last Will & Testament, Revocable Trust, Health Care Surrogate, Durable Power of Attorney, Living Will, Charitable Trusts, Special Needs Trust, etc.) to meet your personal needs and specific goals. We enable clients to protect current assets, minimize exposure to estate tax liability and clarify their wishes regarding the exact distribution of their assets.