Join the Discussion – Estate and Wealth Planning for Women

Please join estate planning attorney Emily McNeil for an informative workshop on the topic of wealth and estate planning for women. Date: Thursday, June 2, 2016 Time: 7:45 - 9:00 AM Location:  Newton Marriott, 2345 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton The event is organized by the wealth management firm of GW & Wade LLC. The program is designed for anyone … Continue reading Join the Discussion – Estate and Wealth Planning for Women

Advertisements

Introducing Charles River Law Partners LLC. Vaughn-Martel Law to Merge with Charles River Closings LLC.

An open letter to clients, colleagues, and friends of Vaughn-Martel Law: I have the great pleasure of announcing that Vaughn-Martel Law will merge with the Boston real estate law firm Charles River Closings LLC on January 1, 2016. The new firm will be named Charles River Law Partners LLC.  Over the past year, Charles River … Continue reading Introducing Charles River Law Partners LLC. Vaughn-Martel Law to Merge with Charles River Closings LLC.

Vaughn-Martel Law Welcomes Law Clerk Michael J. O’Brien

Michael J. O’Brien joins Vaughn-Martel Law as a law clerk and will be assisting the Firm's attorneys and its clients. Michael is a Juris Doctor Candidate at Suffolk University Law School in Boston, Massachusetts. In addition to his studies, Michael is also a staff member of the Journal of High Technology, a Lexis Associate, and … Continue reading Vaughn-Martel Law Welcomes Law Clerk Michael J. O’Brien

Tax-Time Reminder: Insurance Premiums For Same-Sex Spouses Are Not W-2 Income

Tax season is upon us again and although the process is slowly becoming more streamlined for married same-sex couples, there are still some additional things to consider when filing your 2014 income taxes and, possibly, amending prior year returns. Last year, the IRS issued an Information Letter which provided married same-sex couples with guidance and instructions … Continue reading Tax-Time Reminder: Insurance Premiums For Same-Sex Spouses Are Not W-2 Income

Tax Implications of Divorce; Recent Tax Court Decisions Affirm Alimony Principles

In nearly every divorce, decisions will need to be made regarding property division, alimony, and child support.  For almost every decision, including alimony, there are important tax implications that must be considered prior to signing off on the financial terms of a divorce agreement. Alimony payments are tax deductible to the payor and taxable to … Continue reading Tax Implications of Divorce; Recent Tax Court Decisions Affirm Alimony Principles

Vaughn-Martel Law Welcomes Law Clerk Annette G. Macaluso

Annette Macaluso joins Vaughn-Martel Law as a law clerk, where she will assist the Firm's attorneys and clients. Annette is a dual degree candidate seeking her Juris Doctor and Master of Business Administration from Suffolk University Law School in Boston, Massachusetts, where she is also a research assistant and on the executive boards of the … Continue reading Vaughn-Martel Law Welcomes Law Clerk Annette G. Macaluso

Vaughn-Martel Law Attorneys Walsh and McNeil Recognized as “Top Women Attorneys in Massachusetts”

Vaughn-Martel Law is pleased to announce that both of its female attorneys have been recognized with the distinction of Top Women Attorneys in Massachusetts by Boston Magazine.  Both Attorney Jessica M. Walsh and Attorney Emily Towne McNeil appear in the April, 2014, edition of Boston Magazine, which has a readership of one-half million per month. Attorney … Continue reading Vaughn-Martel Law Attorneys Walsh and McNeil Recognized as “Top Women Attorneys in Massachusetts”

Vaughn-Martel Law’s Jessica M. Walsh Participates in Suffolk County Family Law Workshop

Attorney Jessica M. Walsh recently participated in a pilot program aimed at providing free legal advice to parents dealing with family law matters of any kind, regardless of whether they have actually filed a court case.  The Family Court Workshop is a joint initiative between the Honorable Judge Ordonez, Chief Justice of the Probate and … Continue reading Vaughn-Martel Law’s Jessica M. Walsh Participates in Suffolk County Family Law Workshop

Digital Life After Death: What Happens To One’s Social Media and Online Storage Accounts After Death?

With an estimated 1.23 billion active monthly Facebook users at the end of 2013, nearly 1 out of every 6 people on planet earth have at least some identity or presence on line.  In the United States, nearly 1 out of 3 people review or update their Facebook account each day!  We share photos, vacation … Continue reading Digital Life After Death: What Happens To One’s Social Media and Online Storage Accounts After Death?

Worth a Listen: Three-Part Audio Series About a Transgender Teen and His Family

National Public Radio's Martha Bebinger presents her intimate interview with a transgender teen and his family.  The three-part audio series explores the challenges facing transgender teenagers through the story of Nate, a 16-year-old transgender male in Massachusetts.Nate’s parents have an endless stream of questions: Is Nate rejecting life as girl after being bullied by a … Continue reading Worth a Listen: Three-Part Audio Series About a Transgender Teen and His Family