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Congratulations to Rudman Winchell’s Allison Economy

Congratulations to Rudman Winchell’s Allison Economy for being selected by Super Lawyers as a 2019 New England Rising Star for her tireless and dedicated work as a business litigator. This recognition is reserved for the top 2.5% of attorneys in New England who exhibit excellence in practice. Attorney Economy works very hard to ensure that …

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Congratulations to Rudman Winchell’s Joy Trueworthy

Congratulations to Rudman Winchell’s Joy Trueworthy who has been selected by Super Lawyers as a 2019 New England Rising Star. This is an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice and is well deserved by attorney Trueworthy who consistently displays a passion and commitment to her clients. This recognition is only awarded …

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Charitable Solicitations Act: Why You May Need a License to Accept Donations

It may come as a surprise to some, but Maine, like many other states, requires charitable organizations to obtain a charitable solicitation license from the state before soliciting donations within Maine. The Maine Charitable Solicitations Act (CSA), 9 M.R.S. §§ 5001-5018, regulates “charitable organizations,” which are broadly defined to include entities that hold themselves out …

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Congratulations to Rudman Winchell’s Joshua Randlett

Congratulations to Rudman Winchell’s Joshua Randlett who has been selected to the 2019 New England Rising Stars list, an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice. Only 2.5% of attorneys in New England receive this distinction and Rudman Winchell is pleased to have Josh’s hard work and client dedication be recognized.

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Planning for Success: Gathering Your Team and Your Ideas

When should I retain an attorney? This is a question with a specific answer for each entity. Some people like to come visit us before their company is off the ground and we help them legally form their entity and get things legally set up and squared away. Others prefer to form their entity on …

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Why do I Need a Business Attorney?

You’ve been told you need an attorney. On top of everything else you are currently worried about, now you are wondering, “do I really need an attorney in order to start my business?” The answer to this question is simple: no, you do not need an attorney to start a business. However, an attorney can …

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FIFTEEN MYTHS REGARDING MEDICAID NURSING HOME BENEFITS IN MAINE MYTH 2

This series highlights the eligibility rules for Maine Medicaid (MaineCare) nursing home benefits and dispels certain myths the families that work with our office often hear. Myth 2: I Have to Give Away Everything I Own to Get Medicaid. The Truth: Certain assets are non-countable or exempt and are typically not considered when an individual …

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FIFTEEN MYTHS REGARDING MEDICAID NURSING HOME BENEFITS IN MAINE

This series highlights the eligibility rules for Maine Medicaid (MaineCare) nursing home benefits and dispels certain myths the families that work with our office often hear. Myth1: Medicare Will Cover My Nursing Home Bill. The Truth: Medicare pays for only a small amount of the nursing home care provided in the United States. In general, …

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