Asset Preservation for Married Couples Using Last Wills and Testaments

By Rudman Winchell Attorney Joy A. Trueworthy

When people become chronically ill or disabled, they may need long-term care (LTC) services. Given the very high cost of LTC services, many people will apply for MaineCare (Maine Medicaid). People are sometimes surprised to learn that the application of the MaineCare rules varies based on whether the applicant is married and what type of […]

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Unusual Situations May Require Leave Time

By Rudman Winchell Attorney Anne-Marie L. Storey

Without question, employees are impacted by events occurring outside of the workplace and such events can have a direct effect on their work status, including requests for time off.   This is a reminder of just two types of those events: 1) natural disasters/public health emergencies and 2) the return to school of an employee’s child. […]

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WORK-RESTRICTED DRIVERS LICENSE-When You Can Drive to Work After Getting Arrested for Drunk Driving  

By Rudman Winchell Attorney Anthony A. Trask

In representing people arrested for drunk driving, referred to as Operating Under the Influence or OUI[i], I am frequently asked how to obtain a work-restricted driver’s license. There is a fair amount of confusion on this topic, and for good reason, because it deals with the dual proceedings associated with OUI. When someone is charged […]

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Best Practices in International Business Contracting – Part 1

By Rudman Winchell Attorney Jonathan P. Bench

            All contracts are subject to certain laws. The beauty of contracting is generally being able to choose which laws become part of the contract. An international business contract, for instance, it should generally read like a sophisticated business contract that will be performed by two domestic, English speaking parties. However, depending on the home […]

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Ten Rudman Winchell Attorneys Selected As Best Lawyers in America Representing Thirteen Practice Areas

By Rudman Winchell Attorney

Rudman Winchell Attorneys Recognized as “Best Lawyers America” for 2018   Rudman Winchell attorneys David C. King, Frank T. McGuire, William H. Hanson, Edmond J. Bearor, Hans S. Peterson, Jane E. Skelton, Christopher J. Austin, Anthony D. Pellegrini, Anne-Marie L. Storey, and Jennifer L. Eastman, have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The […]

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Rudman Winchell and The Maine Elder Law Firm present a Complimentary Estate Planning Seminar

By Rudman Winchell Attorney

Wednesday September 27 7:30: Breakfast 8:00- Noon: Seminar Cross Center- Bangor Estate planning and long-term care issues affect us in our personal and Professional lives. This event provides valuable information to meet the Needs of you, your family, and your clients. Sessions are crafted for both Individuals and professionals, offering insight for navigating the ever-changing […]

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Save the Date:  Annual Employment Law Seminar  

By Rudman Winchell Attorney

Wednesday October 11 Breakfast served at 7:30 Seminar 8:00-12:00  Rudman Winchell is pleased to present its Annual Employment Law Seminar on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 from 7:30 to 12:00 at the Cross Insurance Center.    The topics will include discussion of recent developments such as: The impact of medical and recreational marijuana on the workplace The […]

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Rudman Winchell Victorious For Two Clients In Front of Maine Supreme Court

By Rudman Winchell Attorney

– Arthur J. Greif V. Town of Bar Harbor – Roque Island Gardner Homestead Corporation V. Town of Jonesport

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It’s Just Stuff, After All

By Rudman Winchell Attorney Kristy M. Hapworth

It is not surprising that only 42% of adults in the U.S. have a documented estate plan. It is easy to put estate planning off until tomorrow rather than confront the uncomfortable truth that we will some day die, and face the difficult decisions that are best made in advance of that day. One of […]

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PLANNING AHEAD: ASSET PROTECTION TRUSTS

By Rudman Winchell Attorney Joy A. Trueworthy

  How do I protect my house? My family camp? My life savings? Those are the most common questions I hear when meeting with a client to discuss planning for long-term care. Long-term care services can include a variety of supports in a facility or in the home. These services are extremely expensive. Seventy percent […]

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